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Interventional Radiology Technologist

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:Overview Performs radiographic procedures at a technical level for all age groups. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements Must be a graduate of AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology; must achieve ARRT registration and Illinois State License, must maintain educational requirements for licensure and registration. Must maintain up-dated licensure and registration. Completion of initial and/or annual competencies as specified by Department Manager to fulfill accrediting body requirements. Environmental Factors Occasional exposure to moderate environmental variations, above-normal noise levels, and/or unpleasant substances; daily exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions such as radiation and blood/ body fluids. Physical Demands The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. * Moderate to heavy physical exertion, standing 80% of the time; frequent bending and reaching (80 inches from the floor); occasional lifting and carrying of loads 5 to 75 pounds. Must be able to assist average size person (150 pounds) to and from X-ray table, etc., in normal course of work; upon occasion must be able to support average person for approximately two minutes. Mental Demands * While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work under stress and adapt to changing conditions. * Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements. Responsibilities Essential Functions and Job Duties * Performs routine radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures according to department policy and procedures. * Updates patient examination history files. * Enters data into computer system. * Consults with supervisors, Radiologist, or ordering physician as necessary to provide appropriate patient care. * Understands all interventional procedures and assists physician in a variety of exams. * Insertion and removal of PICC lines and micro-puncture access. * Follows appropriate safety precautions. * Performs visual preventative safety inspections. * Reports dangerous department or equipment conditions appropriately. * Assists M.D. with AAA Repair and Carotid Stent Device Management. * Works with the interventional radiologist to develop protocol and perform procedures for line placement and pain management procedures. * Maintains IDNS license and ARRT registration; remains current on developing trends in diagnostic radiology; participates in continuing education. * Maintains clean, neat and orderly work area; maintains appropriate supply levels. * Treats patients in professional and respectful manner. * Demonstrates age-specific competency. * Explains procedures. * Performs other duties as assigned.by Jobble

Keywords: Memorial Health, Decatur , Interventional Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Decatur, Illinois

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