Job Summary Under the direction of a radiologist, this position performs diagnostic/therapeutic procedures, requiring independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Assumes responsibility for tasks or procedures as assigned. Performs data entry operations using appropriate hospital software package. Staff member may be required to provide coverage at various locations in the network.
Performs the following: Reviews patient identification, orders, and history to ensure correct patient, procedure, imaging site, Protocols procedure with radiologist as needed. Transports patients to and from the exam room and assists them into position using safe patient handling techniques and equipment. Performs Interventional Radiology (IR) procedures and observes patient during procedure to ensure patient's safety and comfort. Administers contrast materials as required. Able to initiate emergency response to contrast reaction as needed. Obtains and evaluates images for technical quality assurance factors including image laterality marking and annotation as required by IR procedure protocols. Utilizes RIS, PACS and other, ancillary image management systems as needed.
Assists in coordination of daily workflow for the department's activities
Maintains equipment in efficient operating order. Performs and documents all required quality control testing. Contacts service for repair and maintenance as directed.
Rotates throughout the department as staffing and volume dictates.
Participates in orientation, training, and in-servicing of staff, as needed.
Maintains an orderly, clean and safe environment of patients and staff in assigned area. Maintains stock and inventory as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education Associate's Degree from an accredited NLN/CCNE or ARRT Vocational/Specialized Training Required
Experience 1 year Radiology experience Required
Licenses and Certifications Clinical Other AZ State MRTBE(R) license Required Valid and current Arizona state licensure from Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE) and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider course Required
Internal Number: 2018-15459
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