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Intervention Radiology Technologist | As Needed

Rapid City, SD Part time 22_1664

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Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Technical Radiology

Department

RCH MIS IR

Scheduled Weekly Hours

0

Shift

Employee Type

PRN

Job Summary

Performs radiographic examinations utilizing a variety of technical aspects that require judgement, ingenuity, and initiative in applying ionizing radiation to obtain diagnostic images. Promotes a cooperative and professional atmosphere with emphasis on patient care.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Acquires and archives for the procedure. Demonstrates competency in imaging and archiving procedures.
  • Before the patient arrives in the room, prepares the procedure tray according to the Physician’s preference, following sterile technique, with no more than five complaints per year.
  • Consistently demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient positioning, principles of CR/DR, Fluoroscopy, quality control, image processing, and demonstrates the ability to plan own work. Assists physicians in performing procedures. Provides learning environment.
  • Demonstrates competence in collimation, positioning of equipment and patient in such a way as to present a clear, undistorted view and consistently produces images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Documents appropriate information in patients chart.
  • Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
  • Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
  • Is able to consistently determine quality diagnostic images. Consistently presents high quality images to the Radiologists and/or Cardiologists for interpretation.
  • Operates fluoroscopy during specified exams under the physician’s supervision.
  • Competently works within required computer programs (i.e. PACs, RIS, Vrad) as well as manual downtime processes.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies

Graduate - Radiology Program
Certifications - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certified - American Heart Association (AHA); Radiologic Technologist (RT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) - Accredited Facility or Institution

Preferred:

Education - Associates: Related Field 
Experience - 1+ years of Cardiovascular Medicine Experience; 1+ years of Radiographer Experience
Certification - (ARRT)(R)(CV) American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification in Cardiovascular interventional Radiology

Physical Requirements:
Very heavy work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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