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Interventional Radiologic Tech II - registry

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Requirements:Education Required:Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology.Experience Required:Typically requires 2 years of experience in an Interventional Radiologic Technologist role. Advanced knowledge in radiology positioning and techniques.Advanced knowledge of basic radiation safety and aseptic techniques.Advanced knowledge of anatomy that includes vascular and/or cerebral.Advanced knowledge of physician protocols and ability to work effectively with diverse providers.Advanced knowledge of embolic and thrombolytic materials, physiologic monitoring equipment, and surgical scrub technique to be able to assist the provider.Proficiency in suturing vascular access sheaths.Ability to work independently.Intermediate computer skills.Radiographer license issued by the Illinois Dept of Nuclear Safety, andRegistered Technologist (RT) registration issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), orRegistered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) issued by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), andBasic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months, andAdvanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required. Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, and reach above shoulders frequently throughout the workday.Must be able to:- lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.- lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.- carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.Must be able to:- push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.- perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.May be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and radiation hazards as well as blood and body fluids therefore, personal protective equipment must be worn as necessary.Must have clear speech, vision, and hearing.Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Purpose:Performs basic to advanced interventional radiologic procedures and assists the physicians with interventional and surgical procedures.Accountabilities:Proficiently operates angiographic and ultrasound equipment used to perform basic to advanced procedures on inpatients and outpatients. Must perform and be proficient with all of the following procedures if performed at assigned facility or by assigned specialty, which includes carotid stenting, cerebral intervention including embolization, coiling/stenting, angiograms and/or vertebro, kyphoplasty, chemo therapy, thera sphere embolization, adrenal and petrosal sampling, cryo and Radio Frequency (RF) ablation, and/or aortic aneurysm repair, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), peripheral transluminal angioplasty (PTA), electrophysiology study, pacemakers, atherectomy, advanced imaging applications, and complex peripheral interventions.Assists with interventional and surgical procedures as a scrub assistant with competent knowledge of equipment and equipment options, while working seamlessly with the attending and resident physicians. Serves as a resource to physicians on procedural equipment options.Monitors patients and alerts staff of life threatening changes in pati

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , Interventional Radiologic Tech II - registry, Other , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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