Interventional Radiology (IR) Tech - Charlotte, NC
Location Highlights: Known as Queen City, Charlotte has four beautiful seasons; a reasonable cost of living; gorgeous East Coast nature; and a friendly, small(er)-town feel with a big-city skyline. It's a dynamic city, with a wide variety of amenities, activities, and a thriving cultural scene!
Shift Options: 5x8's or 4x10's Days!
Salary Range: Great compensation package! Ask about the amazing Sign - on Bonus, Relocation Bonus, and high OT pay! Call: (704) 343 - 6536 for more details*
Benefits: Offering a Total Rewards package. The "Culture of Caring" is something every employee contributes to. A few key components of your Total Rewards include:
- Competitive merit increases
- Contributions to your 401(k) Retirement Plan savings
- Maternity Benefits, Short/Long-term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D
- Annual Performance Plus Incentive - exceptional performance-based program rewarding success in Quality/Safety, Patient Satisfaction, Financial Outcomes, and Teammate Engagement
- LiveWELL Wellness Program and Incentives
- 1 year in diagnostic and 1 year in Interventional Radiology preferred
Education, License & Certifications:
- High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of an ANA accredited Radiologic Technologist Program or completion of an accredited Radiology Interventional Program required.
- RTR required
- (AHA) BLS
- Assists in the various invasive angioand interventional procedures performed in the Interventional Radiology Suite. Organizes surgical scrub and circulation duties for total patient care during and after the procedure. Monitors patients in the Interventional Radiology area.
- Performs specializedradiography and fluoroscopic coverage of interventional and angiographic procedures under the direction of a physician.
- Explains the procedure to the patient and preps the patient for the procedure.
- Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals, or contrast materials as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered nurse.
- Circulates during the procedure and maintains responsibility for patient comfort.
- Provides supplies necessary for diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures.
- Removes catheters/sheaths and applies direct pressure or clamp as appropriate.
- Provides necessary report information to the holding area or nursing unit as needed.
- Records and processes hemodynamicreports, contrast media records and charges promptly and accurately.
- Enters patient data and inventory into WITT program and sends films for review.
- Communicates equipment malfunctions to leadership or department engineer for repairs.
- Requires standing and walking while wearing 10 to 15 pound lead radiation protection aprons. Exposure to radiation, secretions and blood. Confined working area. Normal vision, manual dexterity and good eye and hand coordination is necessary to operate equipment. Constant concentration required during procedures.