Interventional Radiology Technologist - PRN - Scottish Rite

Location
Atlanta Georgia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 28, 2018
Ref
26510-en_US
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Technican

Requisition #:  26510      
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Work Days:  Monday - Friday; Variable  

JOB SUMMARY

Performs diagnostic and/or therapeutic quality imaging procedures for patient care population, and participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Proactively supports efforts to ensure the delivery of safe patient care and services. Promotes a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Successful completion of an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) approved educational program.


CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) credential in Radiography (R)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment


EXPERIENCE*

  • Three years of experience in diagnostic radiology or minimum 1 year experience in IR


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Associate's degree
  • Experience in interventional radiology or other invasive experience
  • Experience in pediatrics
  • Cardiac-Interventional Radiography or Vascular-Interventional Radiography certification


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and patient management skills


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Operates modality specific technical equipment related to patient care imaging, image processing, image transmission, image archiving and computerized electronic medical records. Update the electronic medical records through: Order Entry, Exam Scheduling, Exam Check-in, Begin and End Exams, Exam Verification, Exam Merging and Image Rejection. Ensure accuracy of billing for radiology procedures.
  • Provide radiologists and physicians with patient history relative to exam being performed and obtaining informed consent. Assist radiologists, as required, in the administration of contrast media and/or radioisotopes during exams. Collaborate with physicians, nurses, sedation/anesthesia personnel and all staff members to ensure a safe outcome for the patient.
  • Participate in the department and modality specific quality improvement initiatives, including ACR accreditation. Consistently demonstrates proficiency in performing radiologic examinations using appropriate standardized protocols to produce the highest quality images, evaluating images for technical quality prior to sending to picture archiving and communication system for interpretation by radiologists.
  • Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for the learning needs of patient and family.
  • Uses critical thinking principles in making decisions which lead to desired outcomes while participating in the achievement of organizational and department goals by following hospital and departmental policies. Continually demonstrates service excellence behaviors.
  • Attends and/or completes all system and department educational requirements which include mandatory CBTs and annual competencies.


  • SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

    Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

    Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

    Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

    Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Climbing - Not Present

    Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

    Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

    Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    WORKING CONDITIONS*

    Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

     

     

    Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
    Function:  Allied Health - Radiology

     

    Overview:

    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

    With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

    Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for twelve consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.