Radiologic Technologist, Vascular
Job Title:Radiologic Technologist, Vascular
Department:7031 - Vascular Surgery
Job Category:Diagnostic Imaging
FTE:0.10 - PRN (as needed)
Schedule:Day Shift and Call Coverage as needed
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Performs a variety of technical and supportive patient care tasks to assist physicians and other healthcare professionals in performing complex and invasive vascular OR procedures.
ARRT registered in Radiology required. Current state IEMA License required.
Minimum Work Experience
Two year’s experience in radiology desired (includes R.T. formal education) preferred.
BLS certified required ACLS certified preferred.
Experience in and acute care setting preferred.
Demonstrated computer skills as well as excellent organizational, oral, written and interpersonal skills. Demonstrates the knowledge necessary to provide culturally competent, population specific care.
Assist the physician in placement of catheter, stents, balloons, etc.; maintain record of protocol; operate radiological equipment and provide other assistance as needed to the nurse, physician and patient during procedures.
Set up room prior to each procedure; prepare sterile area and appropriate imaging tools; balance and calibrate equipment including, but not limited to, x-ray cameras, pressure recorders, pressure sensitive transducers, power injector and oxygen consumption apparatus.
Assist nursing in the collection and analyze sample of blood and timed expired air; calculate hemodynamic data such as average content and saturation of blood, 02 consumption, cardiac output and degree of shunt.
Confer with patient to obtain information for laboratory records, explain procedures, allay fears and elicit patient cooperation. Clean, repair and perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment to ensure proper functioning; clean and restock room. Check procedure charges daily.
Perform other related duties, incidental to the work described herein, as directed.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the all Vascular OR x-ray equipment.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the cardiac PACS system, which the images will be stored.