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Special Procedures Technologist

Job ID: R-31547 Job Type: Full time Location: Olathe, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

This specialty certified technologist assists in the performance of diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic radiologic and ultrasonic guided imaging procedures. This technologist is highly trained in working in surgical type work environments and is specifically trained to work in a sterile field. This job description has been approved by the Radiology Director, Chairman of Radiology, and Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains competence in assisting during physician supervised procedures with proper sterile preparation of patient access areas, procedure trays and miscellaneous supplies and devices used during the procedure. This technologist is also accountable for ensuring the proper documentation of the use of contrast material and ensuring there is appropriate documentation related to patient charges.
  • Maintains professional, clinical, and technical competency to perform radiologic diagnostic imaging procedures incorporating access techniques developed for specific vascular (arterial and venous), spinal, neurological and general chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremity locations.
  • Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by the supervisor, nurse manager or director.
  • Follows all organizational policies in regard to confidentiality, HIPPA and maintaining a safe and protected work environment. The technologist is responsible for reporting any action that is detrimental to co-workers, patients, physicians and this organization.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work environment. Rooms and equipment should be properly cleaned prior to each procedure. Organizational policies for infection reduction are to be closely followed and maintained.
  • Maintains required state and national licensure as a technologist, certification for life support response and IV competence. This technologist is required to be able to understand and utilize the inventory tracking system and be able to order supplies when the opportunity presents.
  • Maintains proper radiation protection (apron, thyroid, glasses) and ensuring that personal radiation monitoring device is worn appropriately at all times during procedures.
  • Participates with patient safety by participating in “time out” procedures, post procedure “huddles” and abiding by the organizational policies and guidelines related to Culture of Safety.
  • Participates in regular on-call responsibilities and is frequently required to stay and work overtime to provide coverage to complete patient care needs.
  • Participates in the training process developed for technologist preceptorship and provide assistance to Radiology residents as requested.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Graduate of an Accredited Radiology Technologist Program
  • Certificate/Registration ~ American Registry of Radiology Technologists [ARRT(R)]
  • Certification and Registration as a Vascular Interventional Technologist, ARRT(VI) or ARRT(CV)
  • Kansas State Licensure (LRT)
  • BLS Certification
  • Ability to learn and use multiple imaging and medical record systems

Preferred:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years of broad interventional exposure
  • Second language

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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