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Interventional Radiology Tech III

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides quality care to patients receiving diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures. Operates interventional radiologic and specialty equipment including ultrasound units and endoscopy units to produce high quality radiographs (x-rays) for diagnostic and invasive procedures in the interventional suite and operating room. Communicates patient's needs and response through appropriate verbal and written communications. Negotiates win-win solutions to situations as appropriate. Ensures documentation is complete and accurate regarding all aspects of patient care. Responsible for proper operation of imaging and specialty equipment as well as keeps abreast of uses of medical devices. Regularly assumes responsibility and provides direct care for the more complex patients. Provides assistance to colleagues in recognizing, interpreting, and managing unstable patient care situations. Provides quality care to patient during procedures; prepares patients for procedure with proper sterile technique. Takes precautions to minimize patient and staff exposure to radiation. Assists with patient and family education. Functions independently, can coordinates in Clinical Specialist's absence. Precepts one health care provider/year when applicable for new staff and students. May support or assist in research and related activities. Performs other related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology. Current ARRT licensure. also must have a minimum of three (3) years experience with two (2) years in IR. Advanced certification in VI is required. BLS certification required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Interventional Radiology Tech III, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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