• Memorial Health
  • Springfield, IL, USA
  • Oct 12, 2021
Medical Imaging

Job Description

Provide technological support of the Interventional Radiology suite in the performance of various diagnostic and therapeutic invasive and procedures. REQUIRED SKILLS Perform a variety of Interventional/Neuro-Interventional procedures on patients of all ages, according to established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. Maintain technical skills relating to imaging factors. Review scout films and subtraction films for quality and completion. Maintain skills in performing emergency and routine patient care as required. Operate radiographic equipment / controls to produce optimal diagnostic image quality. Operate non-radiographic equipment including EKG monitor, patient monitors, pulse oximeter, intra-arterial pressure monitor, oxygen and suction. Maintain adequate level of inventory and notify clinical specialist of needs or changes. Practice proper aseptic technique and utilize proper infection control practices. Follow radiation safety guidelines. Remain current in life support procedures and current CPR certification. Assist and / or administer contrast media / pharmaceuticals under the supervision of a Radiologist. Remain proficient in diagnostic procedures and assist when possible. Participate in continuing education and maintain knowledge of current and new technology. Maintain an excellent guest relations rapport with patients, visitors, Physicians and fellow employees. Schedule patient exams and coordinate with emergency room and Physicians' offices. Review all special procedure requisitions for accuracy and completion. Ensure radiology information system patient / exam data is maintained accurately and processed in a timely manner. Assume call for all IR/Neuro-IR procedures. Performs other related work as required or requested. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Licensure/Certification/Registry: Registered radiographer (ARRT-R) in good standing or registry eligible. If not otherwise specified by the professional licensing body, the maximum allowable time to practice in a “registration pending” status is three months. Active license required in radiography from the Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety. Maintain BLS CPR Certification. Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in radiography and/or one (1) year experience in IR and/or two (2) years’ experience in surgery or diagnostic fluoroscopy, preferred. Operational background and / or experience with microcomputers, required. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, required.

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