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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Interventional Tech II, FT, 8:30a-4:30p in Decatur, Georgia

Overview

Interventional radiology consist of a close working team including Technologist Nurses and Radiologist

-Various procedures utilizing three different types of imaging Modalities

*Ultra sound-for fine needle aspirations

Fluid aspirations

Vascular access/retroperitoneal access

*Cat Scan- Various biopsy

Various Drain placement

*Angio/Fluroscopy- Various vascular procedures

Various drain placements

  • Communication and teamwork is essential in this department

  • Attention to detail is another necessity

  • Cleanliness and maintaining Sterility another necessity

  • Most importanat having a great Attitude. We work very close with one another

Description

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 tasksENVIRONMENTAL 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 Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Interventional Radiology

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 42553

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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