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The Interventional Radiologic Technologist performs duties directly related to interventional imaging and assists physicians on all procedures within the scope of Interventional Radiology. The Interventional Radiology Technologists performs radiographic and fluoroscopic imaging procedures. They assist physicians by scrubbing as related to the procedures. The Interventional Radiologic Technologists assists in patient care and preparation of the lab by performing routine and delegated technical and clerical duties.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Identifies the appropriate procedures to be performed. Conducts quality control and assurance on imaging and other applicable equipment to ensures safe and reliable function and operation. Administers safe contrast media. Practices radiation protection measures to ensure exposure to patients and staff is "As Low As Reasonably Achievable" (ALARA).
Evaluates and attends to patient’s physical and emotional needs before, during and after exams to ensure proper patient care and a positive examination experience.
Prepares equipment for procedures and ensures cleanliness of exam area and equipment.
Ensures proper documentation of patient demographics in all applicable equipment. Accurately records all procedures and pertinent information.
Assists with patient care on all procedures performed in Interventional Radiology to include procedural set-up and patient preparation. Serves as scrub personnel on all procedures performed in Interventional Radiology.
Assists with training of Radiology Technologist students and new Radiology Technologist personnel to provide quality education, instruction and orientation to the Radiology Department.
Supports physician relationships and partnerships by maintaining clear communication and timely follow-up. Provides additional information on x-ray requests to assist radiologist in dictating all necessary findings for exams.