Radiologic Technologist

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana US

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In collaboration with interventional radiologists and nursing, this job, safely prepares for, and scrubs into interventional procedures. This job has advanced certification in Vascular Interventional Radiography and provides care in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures and protocols.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.

Education

Required - Completion of a Radiologic Technology program in an AMA approved school


Work Experience

Required - None

Preferred - 2 year experience in Interventional Radiology


Certifications

Required - Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

Licensed by the Louisiana State Radiology Technology Board of Examiners (LSRTBE)

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

Preferred - Advanced certification in Vascular Interventional Radiology

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

•Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
•Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
•Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
•Strong interpersonal skills.

Job Duties

•Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy.
•Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care.
•Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding.
•Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol.
•Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards.
•Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted.
•Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment, maintenance, etc.).
•Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
•Other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.


Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards. 

City: New Orleans

State: Louisiana

Community / Marketing Title: Radiologic Technologist

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Job Number: 19550