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Interventional Radiologic Technologist Lead

Location
Cudahy, Wisconsin
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022

Performs basic and intermediate interventional radiologic procedures.


Competently operates angiographic equipment used to perform basic and intermediate diagnostic procedures, including but not limited to: biopsy, para/thoracentesis, abscess drainages, peripheral vascular stenting, catheter placement, thrombolytic therapy, and embolization.

Acts as a scrub assistant on basic interventional and surgical procedures, receiving direction from attending and resident physicians.

Monitors patients and alerts staff of life threatening changes in patient status. Applies the defibrillator and performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation when required. Provides assistance with emergency procedures, responding quickly and effectively as they occur.

Identifies and processes images, assuring that images are of diagnostic quality. Assists clinical engineering staff in evaluating digital equipment to maintain consistent image quality.

Compares requisitions to physician orders to ensure ordered exam accuracy.

Post-processes images as directed and accurately identifies and labels images, identifying patient name, medical record unit (MRU) number, and location or position of scan on all images.

Maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies, and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.

Scheduled Hours

Full time day shift Monday - Friday. Call off hours and weekends a part of a regular rotation.

Licenses & Certifications

Radiographer license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and

Registered Technologist (RT) registration issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months, and

Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Degrees

Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology.

Required Functional Experience

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Competent in basic radiology positioning and techniques.Knowledge of basic radiation safety and aseptic techniques.Knowledge of anatomy that includes vascular and/or cerebral.Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.Ability to work independently. Intermediate computer skills.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 674256866-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Advocate Aurora Health
  • Location: Cudahy, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent