Allied Health – Special Procedures Technologist (Days)

Allied Health – Special Procedures Technologist (Days)

POSITION TYPE: Allied Health Professional

SPECIALTY UNIT: Special Procedures Technologist (Tech)

LOCATION: Austin, TX

SHIFT: 7am-7pm (Days) Rotating Call and Weekends

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

 

Job Description:

 

As a Special Procedures Technologist, you are responsible for operating the imaging equipment and producing radiographs according to the standards and practices set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. You will assist the radiologist or physician to perform both diagnostic and interventional procedures. You will demonstrate knowledge of the human structure and functions, patient care, positioning, principles of radiographic sciences, radiation protection and specialized techniques unique to the Special Procedures environment.

 

 

Responsibilities:

·      You will assist with all procedures performed in the Interventional Suite.

·      You will demonstrate proficiency with all equipment within the Interventional Suite

procedure room including but not limited to: Fluoro, Pan Table, Med Rad injector, Monitors, Ultrasound Unit, Control panels for digital acquisition and image transfer.

·      You will Demonstrate sterile technique as appropriate and maintain sterile field while performing scrub position.

·      You will prepare patient and room for exams while managing wires and other multiple components required for procedure.

·      You will perform role of circulator during procedure including pull supplies, altering technique as phase of exam requires, man and operate injector, communicate to patient’s family/unit progress and answer physician calls/pages during procedure.

·      You will provide patient care throughout procedure while explaining the procedure to patient and ensure understanding.

·      You will pull sheath and hold pressure to manage puncture/access site.

·      You will maintain par level of supplies, completing special order requests as needed.

·      Ensures compliance to established conscious sedation policy and procedure.



 

Job Benefits:

 

·      Competitive salary

·      Direct Deposit

·      401K

·      Medical, dental and vision benefits

·      Opportunities for advancement and growth

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

·      Graduate of an educational program in Radiology accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) OR graduate of an American Medical Association approved program in Radiologic Technology OR a military training program of equivalent standards.

·      Associates Degree or higher in Radiologic Technology.

·      Current Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) certification within State of practice Medical Board.

·      Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

·      Certified in Radiology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT (R)).

·      Certified in Vascular Interventional Radiology by ARRT (ARRT (VI)).

·      Two (2) years’ Radiology Technologist experience in an acute care setting.

·      1 -2 years’ experience as an Interventional Technologist – preferred.

 

 

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