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General Summary Statement
- Under the direction of a Radiologist, performs patient services utilizing digital radiographic equipment. Performs diagnostic angiographic procedures, complex vascular and nonvascular interventional and therapeutic procedures. Interventional technologists must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. S/he must maintain knowledge of radiation safety.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs all necessary preparations related to Interventional Radiology Procedures.
- Obtains patient history, explains procedures and addresses patient concerns as demonstrated by documentation and feedback.
- Performs all necessary checks of diagnosis, prescription, Sorian order and patient identification as demonstrated by documentation.
- Performs Interventional Radiology procedures following appropriate imaging protocols under the direction of the Interventional radiologist.
- Compiles and reviews images, and prepares for radiologist review.
- Reviews all diagnostic and therapeutic data for completeness and accuracy
- Secures a safe and sterile environment for patients and staff
- Integrates principles of infection control & infection prevention into practice.
- Stock supplies and assure the cleanliness of the department.
- Responsible for Interventional radiology scheduling
- Participates in in-service education regarding equipment, supplies and procedures
- Adheres to institutional research and investigational guidelines including: informed consent, patient rights, data collection, and billing requirements.
- Performs as a team player – displays consideration for the needs of others and work objectives
- Follows hospital and departmental policies
Education Training and Experience
- Graduate of an accredited radiologic technology program resulting in a two year certificate, associate degree or four-year baccalaureate degree.
- 1 year experience as an Interventional radiology technologist
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) card
- Advanced examination in Vascular Interventional technology preferred
- Current registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.