The Interventional Technologist may assist and support Interventional Radiologists. The Interventional Technologist interacts and communicates professionally with physicians, patients, family members and team members. The Interventional Technologist must be able to function independently but also work collaboratively with the Nursing and Ancillary staff members to provide exceptional patient care. The Interventional Technologist must utilize critical thinking skills, elicit leadership qualities, and challenge themselves through continued education and mentorship.
Assist with clinical, technical, and administrative functions on a daily basis
Verify patient identification, history, diagnosis, and procedure for both diagnostic and interventional cases.
Assist with procedural preparation, supplies, and maintain the sterile field according to the standards of care.
Responsible for assisting in sterile procedures per physician preference, policy, and procedure.
Assist with pre and post procedural patient care.
Responsible for the operation and quality control of the Imaging System in a safe and competent manner supporting the ALARA principles and alerting the physician of intra-procedural dose thresholds and equipment trouble shooting.
Ensure all team members understand and comply with the principles of radiation safety to include time, distance, proper care and use of lead aprons and dosimetry badges.
Responsible for additional procedural equipment set up and operation.
Actively participate in room turnover, patient transfer, terminal cleaning, stocking, and quality improvement activities.
Performs additional duties as required
Clinical Interventional Radiographer background with a minimum of 2 years experience required
Familiar with Interventional and Neuro procedures
Epic electronic recording system experience required
Valid ARRT license, registered in RTR
Valid local state license or another valid state license
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional, and ethical manner
Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
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