Job #2863: Healthcare
Title:Interventional Rad Tech
Job Location:Hialeah FL
Global Service Resources, Inc.,a leading Healthcare staffing company has an opening for Rad Tech/Interventional at our local client location at the Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, FL.
+ The Interventional Radiology Technologist works closely with the interventional radiologist to perform vascular imaging and interventional radiology procedures.
+ Scrubbing-in for the surgical portion of the procedure, circulating within the procedure room to organize and perform the non-sterile portions of the procedure, and operating the radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment to produce the images of the procedure.
+ Maintains skills in radiography and/or other imaging specialties to provide cross-coverage and supplemental staffing as required.
+ Assesses patient relative to requested procedure by collecting pertinent data about the patient and the procedure.
+ Analyzes collected data and uses professional judgement to select the most appropriate and cost-effective method for completing the requested procedure.
+ Educates the patient, family, and other health care providers as appropriate regarding the requested procedure.
+ Prepares patient both physically and emotionally prior to examination, explaining procedures to allay patient fears.
+ Documents information about patient care and radiologic services provided. Provides direct assistance to the interventional radiologist during angiographic and interventional radiology procedures.
+ Provides inventory control for vascular and interventional specific supplies such as catheters, guidewires, stents, procedure sets, etc.
+ Produces medical images to meet standards established in department protocols.
+ Uses independent judgment and radiographic skills to position patients in order to obtain quality exams.
+ Alters positioning of patient and/or equipment as required by patient condition to obtain required images.
+ Produces hard-copy images and/or digitally archived images for use in patient care.
+ Ensures images are identified with appropriate patient and examination identification information.
+ Verifies that area of interest has been imaged according to standard department protocols.
+ Differentiates between artifacts and normal pathological processes.
+ Determines need for repeat or additional images, and the technical factor or patient positioning adjustments required to correct image/examination deficiencies
+ 2 years’ experience as a Rad tech
+ Must have ARRT certification
+ Must have Basic Life Support (BLS)
Job Types: Full-time, Contract