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Interventional Technologist I: Interventional Radiology

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Memorial Healthcare System

Hollywood, FL 33084
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Summary:
Performs all phases of interventional and neuro-interventional radiologic examinations to to patients in the CVIS in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

Detailed responsibilities:
Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
Assists physician with performing diagnostic and vascular interventional procedures. Reviews results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues.
Prepares equipment and supplies including sterile trays. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Assists with clerical and non-technical duties necessary to department operations, such as documenting procedures into department/hospital information systems, as per departmental policy, recording billing, editing and statistical information in radiology information system, maintaining and cleaning patient care equipment per infection control standards and evaluating inventory levels, to ensure par level of stock, suitable for the needs of division.

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE: Assesses and provides patient care prior to, during and/or after procedures; considering medical condition, age and diversity.
ACCURACY: Completes work assignments within established quality and/or quantity standards.
ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency.
PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: \"Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers\"
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES: Applies knowledge of technologies, equipment, and applications used in providing medical diagnosis and treatment.

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Education:
Essential:
Accredited Program

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Education specialization:
Essential:
Radiology

Credentials:
Essential:
ARRT - American Registry of Radiology Tech
BLS Certification
Certified Radiologic Technologist

Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
Graduate of an AMA approved accredited Radiologic Technologist program

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Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Must be able to do a regular on call schedule and work irregular shifts if needed. Must be able to respond to emergent and unexpected situation.

Required Work Experience: 1 year of experience as a Radiologic Technician in a hospital setting.
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Working conditions:
Essential:
Bending and Stooping ; ; ; 60.00%
Keyboard Entry ; ; ; 60.00%
Kneeling ; ; ; 40.00%
Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater ; ; ; 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient ; ; ; 60.00%
Reaching ; ; ; 60.00%
Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm ; ; ; 60.00%
Sitting ; ; ; 60.00%
Squatting ; ; ; 40.00%
Standing ; ; ; 60.00%
Walking ; ; ; 60.00%
Audible Speech ; ; ; 80.00%
Hearing Acuity ; ; ; 80.00%
Depth Perception ; ; ; 80.00%
Distinguish Color ; ; ; 80.00%
Seeing - Far ; ; ; 80.00%
Seeing - Near ; ; ; 80.00%
Bio hazardous Waste ; ; ; 60.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory ; ; ; 60.00%
Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion ; ; ; 60.00%
Blood and/or Bodily Fluids ; ; ; 60.00%
Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens ; ; ; 60.00%
Gas/Vapors/Fumes ; ; ; 40.00%
Hazardous Chemicals ; ; ; 60.00%
Hazardous Medication ; ; ; 60.00%
Latex ; ; ; 60.00%
Computer Monitor ; ; ; 60.00%
Fire Risk ; ; ; 40.00%
Laser/High Intensity Lights ; ; ; 40.00%
Moving Mechanical Parts ; ; ; 60.00%
Needles/Sharp Objects ; ; ; 60.00%
Potential Electric Shock ; ; ; 20.00%
Potential for Physical Assault ; ; ; 20.00%
Radiation ; ; ; 60.00%
Wet or Slippery Surfaces ; ; ; 60.00%

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Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West s many respected specialty programs include:

Medical and Surgical Services
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Memorial Cancer Institute
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
Memorial Neuroscience Institute
Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
The Family Birthplace
Women s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an A Ranking for Patient Safety.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Associated topics: arrt, cath, cath lab, cath laboratory, ct scan, diagnostic, ndt, scan, tomography, x ray
Associated topics: arrt, cath, cath lab, cath laboratory, ct scan, diagnostic, ndt, scan, tomography, x ray

Reference: 745472540