Special Procedures - Interventional IR Tech

HCA Reston , VA 20190

Posted 5 months ago

Reston Hospital Center is a 187-bed hospital offering a full range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency care, specializing in maternal/child health, surgical services, urological services, cancer care with state-of-the-art radiation therapy, rehabilitation therapy programs and a wide array of diagnostic imaging capabilities. Reston Hospital Center is a certified Stroke Center, certified Total Joint Center and the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Northern Virginia, as well as the only Hospital in Northern Virginia to receive Joint Commission designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality measures for three consecutive years.. We are dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community and we value teamwork and compassion across the spectrum of care.

Click here to see what some of our team members have to say about being a part of our team at Reston Hospital Center.

Our Interventional Radiology Lab consist of two Labs performing a variety of endovascular procedures, AAA repair, TIPS, chemo embolization, and progressing toward neuro intervention.

We work with Interventional Radiologist, spinal and vascular surgeons.

We offer a generous compensation package including: Vacation, 401(k), and Medical Insurance. Tuition Assistance and Loan Forgiveness. Must live within a 30-minute drive-time radius of the hospital for on-call requirements.

What would do you in this role?

  • Perform all Special Procedures in strict accordance with currently approved practices as outlined in department policy and procedure manual and comply with all applicable federal, state, local and other regulatory requirements.

  • Controls the flow of patients within the section, in an efficient and timely fashion.

  • Utilizes supportive protective (i.e., radiation shielding) and immobilization devices as required for patient safety and comfort.

  • Communicate to the patient the nature of the procedure and answer questions clarifying the procedure for the patient.

  • Demonstrates practical application of age-related factors.

  • Assures patient rights and privacy are maintained.

  • Reports any significant problems related to patient, physicians, procedures, housekeeping, maintenance, supplies, or personnel to the Lead Technologist and/or Assistant Director.

  • Properly wear radiation monitoring devices.

  • Demonstrates competency in IV access and IV contrast administration.

  • Cares for patients while they are in Radiology Department by checking IV's, catheters, tubing airways, and patient monitoring equipment.

  • Utilize proper sterile techniques in setting up and performing interventional procedures

  • Performs resconstructions/3-D imaging and post procedure of images per protocol.

  • Maintains continuing education credits for ARRT licensure.

  • Demonstrates competency in operating the power injector in a safe manner per department protocol.

  • Works efficiently and performs all exams within allocated timeframe.

  • Properly enters charges for exams in RIS (Meditech) in a timely manner.

  • Takes call as assigned by Lead Technologist.

Education:

Graduate of an AMA approved program.

Experience:

  • Registered with ARRT.

  • Ability to perform special procedures following accepted standards and protocols.

  • Practices Radiation Safety and observes universal precautions at all times.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers direct patient care according to established standards.
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