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INTERVENTIONAL SERVICES SP TECH II / III

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
04/18/2018
2018-04-182018-05-17
Job Code:
180209-50007277
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  • Healthcare
  • Administrative / Clerical
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INTERVENTIONAL SERVICES SP TECH II / III-180209-50007277
Description
Performs interventional procedures by applying ionizing radiation to patients in a manner consistent with prescribed radiation protection safety standards under the direction of Physicians.
  • Assist in all aspects of invasive procedures, including scrubbing, circulating, monitoring and recording hemodynamic parameters in accordance to policy and procedure.
  • Performs diagnostic interventional procedures operating interventional and other equipment/devices as appropriate including but not limited to:
      • moves interventional equipment into specified position and adjust equipment controls to set exposure factors.
      • operate mobile interventional equipment.
      • transfer images to the PACS system and check image quality and proper identification.
      • Manipulates various types of electronic and clinical equipment, adjusting, troubleshooting and monitoring equipment.
  • Positions patient on examination table and adjusts immobilization devices as required to obtain optimum views of specified area of the body requested by physician as determined by department policy and procedure.
  • Receive and review requests for interventional studies.
  • Assumes care for physical and psychological needs of patients during examinations and procedures to insure safety and comfort while preparing for and while undergoing interventional procedures. Provide explanation of procedures and answer pertinent questions of patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation.
  • Applies principles of radiographic protection using beam restriction devices, patient shielding skills, and knowledge of applicable exposure factors, to minimize radiation to patients and staff.
  • Coordinate work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency using and/or modifying established procedures, to assure timely completion of work in conformance with department policies and procedures.
  • Assist Physician with arterial, venous and percutaneous procedures including but not limited to:
        • injection of contrast media
        • administration of embolic materials (glue, embospheres, pva, surgi-foam and coils)
        • deployment of stents and filtering devices
        • Operation of atherectomy, laser and occlusion by-pass devices.
  • Participates in activities which promote professional self-growth and development; meeting minimum requirements for continuing education as directed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Massachusetts Radiation Control Program.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory for Interventional Radiology.
  • Coordinates Interventional Safety Program
    • Participates in daily quality assurance
    • Report any abnormal changes to appropriate person
  • Monitors interventional quality control for imaging and handle any reported quality control problems.
  • Continuously monitors interventional safety measures including film badges and in-services.
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance of interventional equipment.
    • Cleans interventional equipment.
    • Performs routine safety checks and inspections of equipment to ensure these are current, in good order and ready for use.
  • Assist and scrub with Vascular Surgeons/Interventional Radiologists in high pressure ruptured AAA/routine AAA and peripheral by-pass/interventional procedures in the operating room.
  • Proficient in MediTech patient management software, WITT monitoring software and PACS system software.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Vascular Interventional Radiology. Keeps current on latest developments in Vascular Interventional Radiology.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.
Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospital's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

Qualifications:
 
Tech I Grade S16R/Job Code 8158
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
    • Minimum of two years post technical school radiology experience (Bidders with the first qualification-2 years post tech school radiology experience-will be required to complete 2-3 months on the job training) or 1 year recent experience (within the past 2 years) as a special procedures technologist.
    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited Radiologic Technology Program
    • Registered by the ARRT
    • Licensed by the State of Massachusetts as a Radiologic Technologist.
    • Current BLS certification required
    • ACLS, and successful completion of 12 lead EKG course required within six (6) months of employment.
Tech II Grade S17R/Job Code xxxx
  • All qualifications of Tech I
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist certification (RCIS) or Cardiac Interventional certification (CI) or Vascular Interventional certification (VI).
Tech II Grade S18R/Job Code xxxx
  • All qualifications of Tech II
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist certification (RCIS)
  • Cardiac Interventional certification (CI) or Vascular Interventional certification (VI).

Schedule Details: 40 hours per week, 7a-3p, 8a-4p, 9a-5p, Monday-Friday, occasional weekends, occasional holidays
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-Cardiac Cath / CVPA
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Feb 21, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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