Interventional Radiology Technologist

Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Details

Department: Interventional Radiology

Category: Radiology/Imaging Svcs

Location: Phoenix

Posting #: 423774

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position performs radiographic procedures for interventional studies in specialized areas.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team

  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication

  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals

  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future

  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  • This position receives supervision of work activities from the Mgr, Diagnostic Imaging and this position does not supervise any other position.

  • Coordinates daily work schedule with Radiologists and responds to emergencies as they occur.

  • Demonstrates competency in use of all applicable aspects of the RIS and PACS.

  • Orders, maintains, and understands the use and function of all ancillary equipment used in both diagnostic and therapeutic examinations.

  • Participates in continuing education. Trains with IV team prior to performing venous punctures. Takes certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

  • Perform venous punctures and maintains central venous line during examination. Is prepared to administer C.P.R. Operates radiographic equipment to produce angiographic, digital, and other specialized images.

  • Performs duties of Team Leader in his or her absence.

  • Performs follow-up observation and monitoring until patients leave the department.

  • Performs hemodynamic monitoring duties, which includes set-up and maintenance of transducer, physiological data recorder, ECG monitor, oxymetry, digital cardiac outputs, and peripheral vascular recorders.

  • Performs image manipulation according to department protocol.

  • Performs on-call duties and work variable shifts as assigned to meet department needs.

  • Performs quality control checks on equipment and ensures that proper procedures are followed.

  • Performs radiographic procedures for interventional studies. Prepares patients for procedures. Explains procedures. Injects approved medications under the direct presence and supervision of Radiologists performing diagnostic and therapeutic IR procedures.

  • Teaches use of IR equipment and procedures to staff. Performs research projects under the direction of Radiologists or Section Chiefs.

  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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