Interventional Rad Tech
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022
The Interventional Rad Technologist, under general supervision of a
Radiologist, performs interventional radiology (IR) procedures on
ambulatory and hospital patients as requested by a physician or
other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in
accordance with established protocols.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs high quality IR procedures, according to exam protocol, in
a timely manner. Maintains production and quality of imaging
procedures by following established standards and procedures.
Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify
patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on
the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and
others. Instructs and communicates with patients and their family
regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability
to tolerate exam.
Prepares patient and area for procedure by positioning patient,
adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified
position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure
Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements,
infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and
techniques. Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and
performing invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand
Maintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness
standards. Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal
operational capabilities of equipment. Reports issues to management
or appropriate department. Assists in maintaining supplies
Ensures individuals are safe to enter the department by screening
them according to approved policies and procedures.
Obtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as
requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding
precautions taken, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc.
Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and
according to department policies and standards for interpretation
in a timely manner.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Able to perform high quality IR procedures according to exam
protocol in a timely manner.
Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.
Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient
manner in compliance with established System and regulatory
standards, policies and procedures.
Able to perform tasks independently without need for routine
Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of
stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve
Able to effectively administer first aid and use emergency
Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times,
providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing
patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when
Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education
and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific
to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and
Able to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new
team members and on new services and initiatives.
Able to take call, if required.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon
position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
ARRT-R Radiography (ARRT-R): ARRT-Radiography (ARRT-R) is
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS is required.
Medical Radiologic Tech (MRT): Must be licensed by the State of
Texas Medical Board as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT).
ARRT-CI Cardiac-Interventional (ARRT-CI), ARRT-CV Cardiovasc-Inter
Rad (ARRT-CV), ARRT-VI Interventional Rad (ARRT-VI): Must be
certified in one of the following within two (2) years of hire
date:- ARRT Cardiac Interventional Radiography (ARRT-CI) or
- ARRT Interventional Radiography (ARRT-VI)
- ARRT Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (ARRT-CV).
Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Irving , Interventional Rad Tech, Other , Irving, Texas
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