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Interventional Technologist I

Company: CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - B
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

At CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy our focus is patient-centered care. Our level I trauma center and academic medical center campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services includes trauma services heart and vascular care emergency services surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.

*$5,000 sign-on bonus - **and** - $10,000 educational assistance available to external candidates!*

* Full Time Opportunity

* Day Shifts

* Proper assessment of the patient and their abilities to participate in ordered procedures. Provides a clear explanation of the procedure including; duration, process, and what to expect following completion. Verifies informed consent for and assists physicians with interventional procedures; needle localization, aspiration, biopsies, and other invasive procedures. - Practices aseptic and sterile techniques as necessary and observes universal precautions. Provides patient education as appropriate.
* Selection of the proper equipment, setting correct technical factors, procedure protocols and gathering proper supplies prior to performance of the procedure. Recognizes all radiation safety standards including "Image Gently" and "Image Wisely" and MR safety standards. Understands and follows all rules around radiation protection including wearing of lead protection when utilizing fluoroscopy or when there is a possibility of exposure i.e. CT room, performing portable exams etc. -
* Obtains clear and complete history from the patient and or patient record and records that data into patient record to assist in image interpretation and future patient encounters. -
* Is able to perform quality assessment of images obtained and is able to evaluate equipment issues and reports assessment to supervisor, manager or director.
* Ensures all equipment is in working order at the beginning of the day and prior to starting of a procedure. Performs any performance and quality tests on equipment as required including ACR quality requirements. Checks all supplies for outdated prior to use and reports any shortages, variations or failures of equipment to supervisor, manager or director for follow-up. Uses CHI incident reporting system to report any patient injuries or concerns, equipment or supply failures or malfunctions, medication reaction or errors, and visitor or personal injury or exposure.
* -Is responsible to participate in and have a good understanding of all department, campus and system quality improvement projects, the ACR accreditation process, Radiation Safety, ALARA, MQSA, and State Regulations as they apply to staff's license or certifications. Be familiar with the requirements of CMS and Joint Commission and be able to speak to all department processes around quality and environment of care. - -
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* Graduate of a Radiologic Technology Program
*Licenses & Certifications*

* BLS from the American Heart Association
* ARRT Board Certified in Radiology
* Must hold a valid Medical Radiography or General Radiology Technologist Permit to Practice license in Nebraska or Iowa depending on work state
*Knowledge, Skills & Abilities*

* Understands methods and is capable of performing venipuncture as required for position -
* Demonstrated ability to set and maintain multiple priorities in an environment with shifting priorities
* Must be self-motivated, and able to take ownership of projects/assignments
* Must be a team player with excellent follow-up and customer service skills
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills
* Interpersonal skills in dealing with guests and team members
*PREFERRED Qualifications*

* Six to nine months experience in radiology preferred
* If Cardiac Catheter lab included in duties ACLS required
* Certification in IR or RCIS, preferred -
* ARRT Board Certified in CT within one year of hire, if appropriate -
* ARRT Board Certified in Mammography within one year of hire, if appropriate



Keywords: CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - B, Omaha , Interventional Technologist I, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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