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Interventional Radiology Technologist Full Time

Company: Geisinger
Location: Trevorton
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Interventional Radiology Technologist Full Time
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Radiology
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Radiology Team
Date Posted: 07/12/2023
Job ID: R-39826
Job Summary$7,500 Signing Incentive for qualified applicants.

Responsible in performing Interventional procedures to include technical, procedural and equipment performance, patient care and education, interfacing with other clinical departments, issue resolution, digital imaging quality and efficiency. Responsible for maintaining department relationships with Radiology Services partners, patients and referring physicians. Responsible for imaging procedure quality in thoracic, visceral, gastrointestinal, and peripheral intervention for vascular and nonvascular systems. Responsible for participating in regulatory requirements of assigned sections.
Job Duties

  • Provides invasive procedure assistance and digital imaging while performing duties such as embolization, tumor embolization, chemotherapy embolization, tumor treatment with radioactive elements, Intracranial stenting, intravascular stenting, limb preservation.
  • Assists the Interventionalist while performing procedures, diagnostic studies, and treatments.
  • Operates and monitors equipment, as required; hands instruments in proper order to physician; assists with suctioning and positioning patients, as required; provides emotional support to patients, as necessary.
  • Prepares and positions patients, administers contrast media as directed by physicians, provides immobilization devices and radiation protection to patients and personnel in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Explains procedures and answers appropriate patient questions.
  • Reports to the Registered Nurse reactions, results of procedures, and any changes observed in the patient's condition.
  • Documents pertinent medical information where indicated.
  • Maintains current knowledge on all interventional supplies.
  • Identifies and defines all Thoracic, Abdominal and Peripheral Vasculature.
  • Operates digital imaging equipment and enters all pertinent data to IDX, Imaging Suite and Picture Archiving Communication System Imaging Management Systems.
  • Obtain and reconstruct 3-deminsonal images and digital subtraction angiography.
  • Performs quality control tests of equipment and notifies leadership and appropriate maintenance personnel of irregularities.
  • Monitor dose reporting of high levels of radiation due to the length and complexity of the procedures.
  • Ensure all equipment and supplies are properly cleaned and sterilized and in working order.
  • Maintains patient scheduling grease board for procedures as well as follow up documentation.
  • Shares responsibility for ordering interventional supplies and maintaining appropriate levels of on hand supplies.
  • Responsible for all Quality Improvement documentation.
  • Imaging exams and procedure tray set up require access and handling of non-controlled medications.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Radiologic Technology (Required)
    Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Radiology Technologist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Interventional Radiology Technologist Full Time, Healthcare , Trevorton, Pennsylvania

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