To assist the physicians during vascular interventional radiology procedures and process and store images created during procedure
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Positions technical support for vascular interventional radiology procedures to include: arteriograms, embolization's, drain insertions, and other related procedures.
Responsible for technical support for vascular interventional radiology procedures
Ensures proper safety standards are met for compliance with departmental policies, radiation safety standards, and joint commission regulations.
Operates required imaging equipment using established guidelines and imaging protocols.
Instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties when necessary.
Performs quality assurance checks on equipment.
Demonstrates working knowledge of hospital information systems
Assists in maintaining supply inventory
Assists in departmental Performance Improvement assessments and initiatives
Serves as a technical resource to the full procedural team in support of the physician
Communicates appropriately with good interpersonal skills
Acts as a team member during procedures to assure a safe and efficient patient care on a daily basis.
Demonstrates compliance with Christiana Care and departmental policies and procedures
Completed mandatory education as required
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to management, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, and hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients, and visitors.
Acts as a patient advocate during the procedure
Performs duties of a scrub assistant during a procedure, including; controlling and manipulating guide wires and balloon catheters, and maintaining a sterile field.
Performs other related duties as required.
3 weeks working in the CHR VIR department - 10 hour shifts 7am - 5:30pm. Late shift is 11am - 7:30pm
Must rotate to WILMINGTON VIR department 1 week out of 5. Hours are Monday through Friday 8am - 4:30pm
The on call is 1 night a week - starts at 7pm and goes to 630am the next day
On call every 5th weekend - starts 7pm Friday night and goes to 6:30am Monday
**Must be able to get to facility within 30 minutes for on call**
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate of approved school of radiologic technology
Frequent standing for extended periods while wearing heavy protective clothing. Assisting with patient transporting via stretcher.
Limited exposure to radiation, confined spaces, and blood borne pathogens. Exposure to potential for cuts and/or punctures, and repetitive motion tasks. Limited exposure to hazardous chemical solutions and odors. Flexible day and evening hours. Available for on call as required.
Internal Number: JR55973
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.