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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Interventional Technologist in Decatur, Georgia

Overview

Varied shifts

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, 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.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

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 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 Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Interventional Radiology

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 59162

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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