Emory Healthcare/Emory University Interventional Tech ARRT, Winship Tower in Atlanta, Georgia
Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory IR Tech. No matter where you are in your career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital.
Our IR Techs are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.
Become a part of the groundbreaking cancer research and outstanding cancer patient care that are the hallmarks of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides quality care to patients receiving diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures in the interventional suite and operating room. Communicates patients' needs and response through appropriate verbal and written communications. 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. Demonstrates an adequate knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Provides more complex technical care necessary to meet identified patient needs. Assists with performing multiple diagnostic procedures in appropriate sequence and time frame. Provides quality care to patients during procedures; prepares patients for procedures with proper sterile technique. Takes precautions to minimize patient and staff exposure to radiation. Assists with patient and family education. May support or assist in research and related activities. Assists in training radiology staff and students. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology. Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience with one (1) year in IR. Advanced certification in Vascular Interventional (VI) Radiography preferred. 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
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Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department WEM Interventional Radiology
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 94093
Job Category Imaging & Radiology
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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