JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides quality care to patients receiving diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures in the interventional suite and operating room. Communicates patients' needs and response through appropriate verbal and written communications. Ensures documentation is complete and accurate regarding all aspects of patient care. Responsible for proper operation of imaging and specialty equipment as well as keeps abreast of uses of medical devices. Demonstrates an adequate knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Provides more complex technical care necessary to meet identified patient needs. Assists with performing multiple diagnostic procedures in appropriate sequence and time frame. Provides quality care to patients during procedures; prepares patients for procedures with proper sterile technique. Takes precautions to minimize patient and staff exposure to radiation. Assists with patient and family education. May support or assist in research and related activities. Assists in training radiology staff and students. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology. Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience with one (1) year in IR. Advanced certification in Vascular Interventional (VI) Radiography preferred. BLS certification required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.