Interventional Rad Tech

Summary:
Performs interventional procedures including carotid and run-off arteriograms and other procedures of similar complexity in addition to performing routing diagnostic radiology procedures as needed.  May provide services to patients of all ages including: infants children adolescents adults and geriatric patients.

 

Responsibilities:
Demonstrates understanding of Hospital�s Mission Vision and Values.
Demonstrates understanding of position description performance expectations and competency assessment plan.
Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer Service Standards.
Complies with department and hospital policies and procedures
Completes mandatory education.
Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
Maintains current CPR certification
Demonstrates ability to set up room angio trays and equipment utilizing aseptic techniques.
Preps patient for procedure to include shaving and draping
Calculates and selects appropriate technical factors for high quality imaging.
Positions patient and places the filters on the table if needed.
Assists physician with gowning draping scrubbing and guidewire and catheter placement.
Demonstrates ability to operate and set parameters on power injector.
Demonstrates ability to send the images to PACS and the laser printer.
Prepares appropriate medications for exams according to protocols (Adult Geriatric)
Demonstrates ability to set the parameters for subtraction imaging.
Ensure Consent Form has been obtained/signed
Sets up and utilizes immobilization devices for (Adults Geriatrics)
Circulates providing radiologists with proper catheters guidewires etc. upon demand.
Assists nursing personnel with patient monitoring and other activities as necessary.
Troubleshoots equipment failures.
Sets up oxygen and suction as needed.
Assists radiologists with abscess drainage needle biopsies nephrostomy tube placements and other complex procedures.
Washes cleans and sends instruments to Central Supply.  Prepares laboratory and equipment (cleaning with proper hospital disinfectants) for next scheduled procedure.  Makes requests and stocks required supplies.
Trains of assists in training new staff members
Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of assigned area.
Calls service and logs data for equipment as needed.

 

Other information:
High school graduation or equivalent and satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training of two years duration. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) registered and licensed by the State of Rhode Island.  At least 3-6 months experience as a Radiologic Technologist performing routine diagnostic radiology exams.  Current CPR certification.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Newport Hospital USA:RI:Newport

 

Work Type: Part Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union