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Interventional Radiology Technologist - Full Time - Days



St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Interventional Radiology Technologist performs interventional radiology examinations on patients based on department procedures and under the direction of appropriate supervisor. The position will require a significant degree of judgment in the performance of assigned duties.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly assists Radiologist during all aspects of interventional radiology procedures as directed by the appropriate supervisor.
  • Responsible for the continuity of care of patients while they are in the interventional radiology section.
  • Communicates to Radiologist clinical observations during interventional radiology procedures.
  • Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS modules appropriate to their job descriptions.
  • Injects contrast for interventional radiology procedures in accordance with department policy.
  • Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination.
  • Teaches and trains students in their specified technology, if site applicable.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
  • Accurately adheres to downtime procedures to assure appropriate information is available resulting in excellent continuity of care for patients.
  • Trains in and understands sterile and sharps technique.
  • Accountable for quality of digital images sent to PACS. Verify correct patient is selected from worklist, ensures accuracy of Medical Record information prior to being sent to PACS.
  • Maintain competence in the use of the Patient Transport System.
  • Responsible for the success of the department to achieve Press Ganey goal of 90%.  Every patient should receive patient education and your personalized business card.  Apology cards should be sent or given to all patients when we do not meet their expectations.  You will be required to submit a list of these patients to your manager at evaluation time.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Frequent use of fingers and hands in operating equipment and in charting information.  Standing or walking for up to 7 hours per day in 60-minute increments.  Sitting for up to 1-hour per day in 15-minute increments.  Pushing, pulling and lifting patients up 300 pounds with assistance.  Lifting and moving objects up to 40 pounds.  Frequent stoops, bends and crouches.  Often reaches above shoulder level.  Hearing as it relates to normal hearing.  Seeing as it relates to normal vision.

EDUCATION:

Graduate of an accredited ARRT program.  ARRT registered.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1-year staff technologist.  At least 1-year experience in interventional radiology preferred.  Required to obtain advanced Interventional Radiology registry within 1 year of hire.  Obtain CPR within 6 months of hire. History of computer usage experience required.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address.  Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.  Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable.  It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.  Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!





St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted
11/20/2021
Salary Range
$44,000.00 - 60,000.00
per Year
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Location
Allentown, PA 18104, US