Canton, Ohio

PURPOSE OF POSITION
Purpose of this position is to obtain high quality images to assist in the diagnosis and or treatment of our patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS
Identifies each patient and reviews each physician order for consistency of exam ordered with clinical diagnosis and all demographic information. Records pertinent data at all times.
Assesses patient condition, ensures patient safety through proper use of support/immobilization devices, and proper transport/transfer technique with regard given to the age of the patient.
Assists the physicians during invasive imaging and treatment procedures including;
o Scrubbing to provide direct assistance during vascular access, including assistance with wire, catheter, balloon, stent and other diagnostic treatment devices
o Administration of opaque contrast media via catheter or direct injection under the direction of a physician.
o Image review and manipulation, selection of appropriate exam sets, filming and appropriate labeling and archiving of pertinent acquired images.
Gather and review all the proper patient information needed prior to procedure. (ie. Lab work, images, consent, etc.)
Reviews each examination for technical accuracy making sure all of necessary anatomy is included on the study.
Communicates all pertinent information to patient or person responsible.
Works closely and assist the physician, PA or RPA during all procedures using proper sterile technique.
Dispenses appropriate preparations to patients as indicated by departmental protocol and/or physician order.
Explain exams/procedures to patients and address any questions or concerns.
Completes the proper paperwork needed for each exam and appropriately scans into the RIS system.
Provides radiation protection to patients in accordance with prescribed radiation safety standards; uses collimation, patient radiation protection, and immobilization.
Is familiar with and uses ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) principles to maximize image quality and minimize patient radiation exposure.
Maintains proper sterile techniques for procedures and table preparation.
Consistently practices aseptic techniques, and strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures.
Responsible for the monitoring of all special procedures equipment such as but not limited to single plane C-arm, bi-plane C-arm, Hybrid OR imaging equipment, angiographic injectors, EP mapping systems, ultrasound, intravascular ultrasound, athrectomy devices, rotoblators, laser, and hemodynamic monitoring equipment . Must demonstrate the ability to perform simple troubleshooting and resolution of issue, as well as report equipment malfunction to hospital Bio-medical department or vendor uptime for timely resolution or repair.
Cleans and disinfects equipment after every patient use.
Straightens, cleans, and disinfects the equipment and room after every patient use to meet infection control standards, and makes sure the room is restaged and resupplied prior to leaving a shift to enhance efficiencies in processes of patient throughput and supply ordering and stocking.
Must demonstrate reliability when on-call, back up call, or standby and must maintain appropriate proximity and availability to the hospital and department; must report to work within defined time frame to support and perform duties related to cases that are urgent, emergent, or necessary outside of normal departmental posted business hours.
Follows all current policies and procedures to maintain a safe working environment for patients, other team members, and oneself.
Follows all infection control guidelines including universal blood and body fluid precautions.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and participating in professional organizations. Job Requirements
  • Minimum Education: ARRT Certification and Ohio Department of Health License
  • Minimum Experience: One year Interventional Radiology and/or Invasive Heart Lab experience with Hybrid OR/cath lab experience preferred.
  • Previous lead or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to teach and orient staff
  • Good judgment
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Primarily day shift with changing start time. Weekend, holiday and afternoon call.
Subject to frequent interruptions and changes in priority of duties throughout the day.
Sitting/standing/moving about during working hours

Canton, Ohio

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