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$10,000 Sign on Bonus! Interventional Radiology Technologist - Full Time, Days

Company: Catholic Medical Center
Location: Manchester
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Performs all special procedures for assigned patients who include adolescents, adults and older adults. Creates a therapeutic environment for pediatric and adult patients and family. Carries out functions in a manner consistent with total quality care.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Performs all routine radiographic procedures and views according to the department Procedure Manual.2. Prepares and positions patient for special procedures; obtains scout film, sets up sterile tray.3. Positions patient to obtain desired views and applies immobilization devices as required.4. Prepares patient and self for sterile technique.5. Assists physician in passing catheters, wires and any related tools.6. Assists in the movements of patients to and from wheelchairs, stretchers, and radiographic tables.7. Assists physician with special procedures such as vascular, neurological, digital, utilizing specialized equipment.8. Attends regularly schedule meetings, i.e. staff, in-service training.9. Prepares and/or administers contrast media i.e., orally, IV, rectally.10. Confirms patient identification by verbal confirmation, ID band, etc.11. Describes nature and time requirements of requested examinations to patient.12. Provides radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards.13. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid/CPR as needed.14. Records patient history, unusual conditions/limitations and other information such as; exam time, room number and technique.15. Restocks supplies and maintains assigned work station/equipment in an orderly fashion and orders supplies. Adjusts technical factors in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation.16. Identifies problems and communicates to immediate supervisor, offer solutions as appropriate.17. Keeps room/work station neat and orderly.18. Performs and/or assists with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures.19. Computes itemized products for charging the patient.20. Maintains clinical competency for designated area annually.21. Attends meetings and seminars external to the department in order to maintain professional acumen.22. Completes paperwork when applicable.23. Participates in identified professional organizations as required.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESIndividuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices to safely perform the essential functions of the job:1. Ability to deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to patient's age, physical ability and intellectual development. Must demonstrate proficiency in assessing treatment and responses adapting care to meet the needs of the patient population served: pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric.2. Physical requirements include ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist; bend legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees; bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; extend hand (s) and arm (s) in any direction; stand for sustained periods of time; move about on foot to accomplish tasks; use upper extremities to exert force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward; use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects horizontally from position to position; pick, pinch, type or otherwise work with fingers and palm; perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.3. Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken work. Primary functions include activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to patients, physicians, families and other employees, loudly or quickly.4. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound.5. Visual acuity sufficient for work which deals largely with visual inspection involving small anatomic or physiologic details, as well as the whole patient, and sufficient for preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal operation, extensive reading and visual inspection involving small parts/defects.6. Ability to plan and perform diversified duties requiring knowledge of nursing of the patient including age-related changes, and the use of a wide range of procedures. Involves the exercise of judgment in the analysis of facts and conditions regarding individual's problems, concerns or cultural factors to determine the plan of care and what actions should be taken, within the limits of standard practice.7. Ability to work in surroundings which may subject the incumbent to inside environmental conditions without protection from temperature changes; hazards including proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, exposure to high heat and exposure to drugs and chemicals; atmospheric conditions with one or more conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin (i.e. fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases).8. Ability to wear protective clothing such as gown, mask, glove, head cover, lead apron, safety glasses and/or safety shoes.9. Ability to perform job alone following standard practices and any of several procedures, but refer questionable cases when they arise out of standard practice.10. Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.11. Ability to demonstrate courtesy, compassion and respect in relating to patients, families, visitors, physicians and coworkers.12. Ability to communicate effectively and establish a cooperative, collaborative working environment.13. Ability to accept constructive feedback and initiate appropriate actions to correct situations.14. Ability to perform all activities outlined in the department-specific orientation guidelines.15. Has working knowledge of all radiographic equipment within the department.16. Willingness to identify and take action toward meeting own learning needs.OSHA RATING: Category I (Exposure to blood borne pathogens)PHI ACCESS: CompleteWORK SCHEDULE: Must be able to work weekends, shifts and holidays. Must be cross trained in other duties within the Radiology Department.QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Completion of formal Radiological Technologist training in an AMA approved school.Experience: Some experience in Special Procedures preferred.License/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required; must be from the American Heart Association Current registration as an ARRT. Must renew certification and/or registration annually with 24 hours of continuing education bi-annually. Vascular-Interventional Radiology or Cardiac-Interventional Radiology through ARRT preferred. Currently registered with New Hampshire Board of Medical TechniciansIndividuals are required to refrain from participating in any activities that could be construed as fraud and abuse. Requires the ability to follow Catholic Medical Center's Standards of Business Conduct in any instance where you feel there is suspicion of fraud or abuse, or a violation of the law. The Standards of Business Conduct requires that suspicion or knowledge of any person(s) in violation of the Code be reported to the Corporate Compliance Officer. The extent to which you comply with the requirements contained within the Code will be a factor in evaluating your overall job performance.

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