Interventional Radiologist Specialist Team Tech II - Critical Care Hospital

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 2 months ago

$10,000 Sign On Bonus for offers accepted by December 31, 2022. Terms and Conditions apply

The practice of interventional radiography (cardiology and vascular) is performed by radiologic technologists responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation to humans of all ages (newborn to geriatric) for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes. An interventional technologist performs radiographic and other procedures and related techniques, producing images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner.

Interventional Radiography integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information and/or therapeutic outcomes. An interventional technologist recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of a procedure. An interventional technologist must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.

Interventional technologists must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. They must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of radiation protection and safety. Interventional technologists are the primary liaison between patients, licensed independent practitioners and other members of the support team.

Interventional technologists must remain sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of the patient through good communication, assessment, monitoring, and care skills. Participation in quality improvement processes and continuous assessment of performance is expected. Interventional technologists think critically and use independent, professional, and ethical judgment in all aspects of work Engagement in continuing education to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge, and technical competence is expected in this role.

The scope of practice for the Interventional Technologist includes: Determining radiographic exposure factors. Assisting LIP with fluoroscopic and specialized interventional radiographic procedures.

Performing non-interpretive fluoroscopic procedures as prescribed by a LIP. Starting and maintaining intra-arterial access as prescribed by a LIP. Participating in physiologic monitoring of patients.

Performing manual and mechanical hemostasis, including the use of closure devices while assisting the LIP. Applying the principles of patient safety during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients. Receiving, relaying, and documenting verbal, written, and electronic imaging orders in the patient's medical record.

Corroborating patient's clinical history with the ordered procedure while ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner (LIP). Verifying informed consent. Assuming responsibility for patient needs before, during, and after procedures.

Preparing patients for procedures.

Applying principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others. Performing venipuncture per procedural protocol based on imaging order from a licensed independent practitioner. Starting and maintaining intravenous access per procedural protocol based on an imaging order for a LIP.

Identifying, preparing, and /or administering medications generally associated with diagnostic imaging procedures as prescribed by a LIP. Evaluating images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded. Identifying and escalating emergency situations and managing until appropriate LIP, EMS, MERT, RRT, or Code Team arrives to assume control.

Providing patient education related to imaging procedure. Educating, mentoring, and general oversight of students and other learners in the Radiology environment. Participating and/or performing ongoing quality assurance activities.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Registry by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT-R) ARRT -VI or ARRT CI

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

Current Certification by ARRT ARRT -VI or ARRT CI Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)

Experience REQUIRED: One 1 year of previous IR Technologist work experience

Experience PREFERRED:

One (1)-3 years of previous IR Technologist work experience

Previous work experience in an academic medical center environment

Education/training REQUIRED:

Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT

Education/training PREFERRED: Bachelors Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program

Independent action(s) required:

Interventional Technologists independently perform s or assist the licensed independent practitioner in the completion of radiologic imaging exams.

Interventional Technologists independently complete imaging exams based on physicians written order, department protocols, and institutional safety standards.

Interventional Technologists represent the goals, values, and vision of VCU Health System.

Ensures adherence to regulatory standards, health system and department policies, procedures, processes, and guidelines applicable to role.

Resolves basic service delivery issues.

Lead technologists may perform "lead technologist" functions such as coordinating work assignments, workflow, and staffing for an assigned shift/area; serve as clinical or technical resource; provide training.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

Additional position requirements:

Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific manager or supervisor.

Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing needs of the health system.

On-call, weekend and other after hours coverage may be required based on workload demand and staffing needs of the health system.

Interventional Technologists are considered "Essential Employees" who may be required to report to work in accordance with the VCUHS Policy.

Age Specific groups served: All

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):

Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs.

Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Walking (distance)

Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking

Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent change

Varies by Need (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Certified Pharmacy Tech IiMain Hospital

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/24/2022 12:00:00 AM 2023-02-22T00:00 <p>The Certified Pharmacy Technician aids pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care services to patients by assisting in the preparation, dispensing, record keeping, and transporting of medications for all patients including the following age groups: neonatal, pediatric, adolescence, adult, and geriatric. Under minimal supervision, this role performs the required duties of a technician at a high level of proficiency, demonstrating exemplary work behaviors and ownership for the success of the work area.This position also learns, performs and completes assignments/responsibilities assigned during the transitional duty period.</p><p>Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:</p><p>Current certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)</p><p>Current licensure with the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy</p><p>By virtue of societal trust and security explicitly imparted to pharmacies for the control of drugs, candidate/incumbent must have a clean criminal record (i.e. no felony conviction; no drug or pharmacy related convictions, including misdemeanors; no denial, suspension, revocation, or restriction of registration or licensure by any State Board of Pharmacy)</p><p>Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:</p><p>Current certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)</p><p>Current licensure with the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy</p><p>Experience REQUIRED: N/A</p><p>Experience PREFERRED:</p><p>One year previous pharmacy practice experience in a similar setting</p><p>Previous experience using a standard keyboard and typing speed of 20-30 words per minute</p><p>Education/training REQUIRED:</p><p>High school diploma or equivalent</p><p>Education/training PREFERRED: N/A</p><p>Independent action(s) required:</p><p>Performs tasks designated by the pharmacist to assist in patient care that do not legally require a pharmacist's supervision or verification.</p><p>Communicates effectively with all staff members.</p><p>Identifies equipment or operational problems and brings them to the attention of a pharmacist or pharmacy manager.</p><p>Interacts with other health care practitioners in a multidisciplinary environment.</p><p>Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A</p><p>Additional position requirements:</p><p>Must be available to work all shifts, weekends, holidays, and emergency coverage.</p><p>Age Specific groups served: All</p><p>Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):</p><p>Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs.</p><p>Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)</p><p>Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking</p><p>Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change</p><p>EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.</p><br> Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Richmond VA

Interventional Radiologist Specialist Team Tech II - Critical Care Hospital

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System