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Radiologic Technologist/ Traveler

Location: Richmond, VA
Job # 9987457
Date Posted: 09-28-2017
Overview: 

Responsible for assisting the clinical team with vascular access procedures while operating a C-Arm, scrubbing in for interventional procedures, and providing support to the clinical team during pre- and post-procedure activities.  Additional responsibilities include cleaning and sterilizing instruments, maintaining inventory of medical supplies, and participating in general center operations.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Assist clinical team with patient and procedure room preparation and post-procedure clean-up
  • Assist in interventional procedures by operating the C-Arm, scrub-in for procedures including but not limited to angiograms, angioplasty, thrombectomy, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis catheters, vein mapping, and accessory vein ligation; clean and sterilize instruments - maintain sterile field during procedures and notify interventionalist of any break in sterile procedure which may compromise the procedure or patient safety; count needles, sponges and instruments as required; track use of medications and supplies during procedures
  • Monitor and maintain adequate inventory of medical supplies both for the center and in the procedure room
  • Assist as needed with the effective operation of the vascular access center
  • Maintain radiology safety-monitoring procedures and serve as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) for the center
  • Assist in scheduling patients for vascular access procedures and provide assistance in transporting patients within the center
  • Participate in community education activities regarding access center
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to:  work overtime with little or no notice as needed; work in other centers as needed; attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed; know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures; know, understand, and comply with all Lifeline clinical and business policies and procedures
  • Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position

Qualification Requirements
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification required; Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiology (CV-IR) certification preferred
  • State license and/or fluoroscopic permit to practice radiologic technology if required by state law
  • Associate's Degree in Science or successful completion of a formal educational program accepted by ARRT required
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in general diagnostic, special procedures, or cardiac catheterization required with demonstrated knowledge of sterile techniques
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Dialysis experience
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