Interventional Radiology Technologist

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/1/2020 2:31 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-66794
Category
Patient Care
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Department
ICE IGSL Radiology
Post End Date
9/4/2020

Overview

PRN- Shifts Vary

 

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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