Apr 29, 2021

*Interventional Radiologic Technologist

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
Full time

Job Description

Position Title

*Interventional Radiologic Technologist

Main Campus

Position Summary / Career Interest:

This specialty certified technologist assists in the performance of diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic radiologic and ultrasonic guided imaging procedures. This technologist is highly trained in working in surgical type work environments and is specifically trained to work in a sterile field. This job description has been approved by the Radiology Director, Chairman of Radiology, and Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.

Position Description:

  • Must maintain competence in assisting during physician supervised procedures with proper sterile preparation of patient access areas, procedure trays and miscellaneous supplies and devices used during the procedure.
  • This technologist is also accountable for ensuring the proper documentation of the use of contrast material and ensuring there is appropriate documentation related to patient charges.
  • Must maintain professional, clinical, and technical competency to perform radiologic diagnostic imaging procedures incorporating access techniques developed for specific vascular (arterial and venous), spinal, neurological and general chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremity locations.
  • Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by the supervisor, nurse manager or director
  • The technologist follows all organizational policies in regard to confidentiality, HIPPA and maintaining a safe and protected work environment.
  • The technologist is responsible for reporting any action that is detrimental to co-workers, patients, physicians and this organization.
  • The technologist is responsible for maintaining a clean and organized work environment. Rooms and equipment should be properly cleaned prior to each procedure.
  • Organizational policies for infection reduction are to be closely followed and maintained.
  • This technologist is personally responsible for maintaining required state and national licensure as a technologist, certification for life support response and IV competence.
  • This technologist is required to be able to understand and utilize the inventory tracking system and be able to order supplies when the opportunity presents.
  • This technologist is responsible for maintaining proper radiation protection (apron, thyroid, glasses) and ensuring that personal radiation monitoring device is worn appropriately at all times during procedures.
  • This technologist participates with patient safety by participating in “time out” procedures, post procedure “huddles” and abiding by the organizational policies and guidelines related to Culture of Safety.
  • This technologist position does require participating in regular on-call responsibilities and is frequently required to stay and work overtime to provide coverage to complete patient care needs.
  • This technologist will participate in the training process developed for technologist preceptorship and provide assistance to Radiology residents as requested.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist Program
  • Kansas State Licensure (LRT)
  • BLS Certification
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-(R))
  • Must obtain Certification & Registration as a Vascular Interventional Technologist within 12 months of hire or transfer in order to continue employment

Preferred:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years of broad interventional exposure
  • Second language

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-259

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