Work Type: Active - Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off Exempt: No
Work Schedule: M-F with Call Rotation Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period: Location: Medical Center, US:FL:Lakeland
Interventional radiologic technologists independently perform or assist the licensed independent practitioner in the completion of interventional technology procedures. Interventional radiologic technologists prepare, administer and document activities related to medications in accordance with state and federal regulations or lawful institutional policy. Primary imaging liaison between patients, licensed independent practitioners and other members of the support team. Must remain sensitive to the needs of the patient through good communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring, and patient care skills. As members of the health care team, interventional radiologic technologists participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess their professional performance.
* Standard Work Duties: Intervent Radiographer - Under the supervision of the interventional Radiologist, Vascular Surgeon or other licensed independent practitioner, the interventional radiologic technologist performs diagnostic/interventional procedures as prescribed or directed - The Interventional Radiologic Technologist determines radiographic technique exposure factors, effectively pans the table during exposures, assists the licensed independent practitioner's with fluoroscopic and specialized interventional radiography procedures and performs noninterpretive fluoroscopic procedures. - Maintains intra-arterial access as prescribed - Participates in physiologic monitoring of patients - Performs manual and mechanical hemostasis, including the use of vascular closure devices - Places, maintains and removes peripherally inserted central catheters - Assists licensed independent practitioners in selecting appropriate catheters, wires, equipment, and other devices necessary for the procedure - Operates and maintains a variety of equipment such as contrast injectors, ultrasound systems, lasers, etc. and reports any malfunctions promptly to the appropriate parties to ensure timely repairs - Participates in radiation protection, patient and personnel safety, risk management, and quality management activities - Performs all other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Experience
Education Essential: * Associate Degree
Nonessential: * Bachelor Degree
Education Equivalent Experience: * Any academic degree and completion of a JRCERT approved educational program in Radiologic Technology
L icenses Essential: Current General Radiographer license from the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance.
Certifications Essential: American Registry of Radiologic Technology - Radiologic Technology ARRT - (R) and the advanced credential of Vascular Interventional (VI) within 36 months of hire date
BLS for Healthcare providers that is AHA approved and ACLS within 12 months of hire date
Certifications Preferred: American Registry of Radiologic Technology - Vascular Interventional (VI)
Experience Essential: 12 months experience as a Radiologic Technologist
Experience Preferred: 24 months experience as an Interventional Radiologic Technologic Technologist