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Job Information Job #2863: Healthcare in Hialeah, Florida

Job #2863: Healthcare

Job Code:#2863

Title:Interventional Rad Tech

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Hialeah FL

Job Description:

Global Service Resources, Inc.,a leading Healthcare staffing company has an opening for Rad Tech/Interventional at our local client location at the Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, FL.

Job Description:

  • The Interventional Radiology Technologist works closely with the interventional radiologist to perform vascular imaging and interventional radiology procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Scrubbing-in for the surgical portion of the procedure, circulating within the procedure room to organize and perform the non-sterile portions of the procedure, and operating the radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment to produce the images of the procedure.

  • Maintains skills in radiography and/or other imaging specialties to provide cross-coverage and supplemental staffing as required.

  • Assesses patient relative to requested procedure by collecting pertinent data about the patient and the procedure.

  • Analyzes collected data and uses professional judgement to select the most appropriate and cost-effective method for completing the requested procedure.

  • Educates the patient, family, and other health care providers as appropriate regarding the requested procedure.

  • Prepares patient both physically and emotionally prior to examination, explaining procedures to allay patient fears.

  • Documents information about patient care and radiologic services provided. Provides direct assistance to the interventional radiologist during angiographic and interventional radiology procedures.

  • Provides inventory control for vascular and interventional specific supplies such as catheters, guidewires, stents, procedure sets, etc.

  • Produces medical images to meet standards established in department protocols.

  • Uses independent judgment and radiographic skills to position patients in order to obtain quality exams.

  • Alters positioning of patient and/or equipment as required by patient condition to obtain required images.

  • Produces hard-copy images and/or digitally archived images for use in patient care.

  • Ensures images are identified with appropriate patient and examination identification information.

  • Verifies that area of interest has been imaged according to standard department protocols.

  • Differentiates between artifacts and normal pathological processes.

  • Determines need for repeat or additional images, and the technical factor or patient positioning adjustments required to correct image/examination deficiencies

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years’ experience as a Rad tech

  • Must have ARRT certification

  • Must have Basic Life Support (BLS)

Job Types: Full-time, Contract