• Interventional Radiology Technologist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/21/2019 9:24 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-63396
    Category
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE IGSL Radiology
    Post End Date
    12/21/2019
  • Overview

    Day shift with Rotational On-Call Schedule

     

    Interventional Radiology Technologist produces IR images for medical interpretation but will not supervise other IR technologists. Under general supervision, performs the full range of duties required to assist the radiologists during special invasive and non-invasive radiographic scans and performs a diverse range of other diagnostic radiology work on a wide variety of patients.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    • Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
    • Assists physician with performing diagnostic and therapeutic vascular interventional procedures.
    • Performs related imaging procedures.
    • Analyzes results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues.
    • Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment, and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
    • Assists with monitoring patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
    • Prepares equipment and supplies.
    • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.
    • Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Registry eligible or Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

    • Arkansas Radiologic Technologist License or must be obtained prior to start date

    • IR Advanced Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist must be obtained by 11/1/2020 (current employee) or within 12 months from date of hire (RAD.AD.1.14)
    • New grad or up to one (1) year radiology technologist experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • One (1) year interventional radiology technologist experience
    • Advanced IR registries from the ARRT

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

     

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    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

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