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Interventional Radiology Tech (Per Diem)

Job ID: 48010
Location: Hillsborough, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center Hillsborough
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Performs work requiring considerable knowledge in radiography, basic computer operations, appropriate patient care and monitoring. Also performs diagnostic and interventional neuro, thoracic, vascular, and skeletal, as well as other invasive procedures.


Responsibilities:
1. Documentation Schedules procedures to include documentation of the following information 1) patients name 2) patients medical record number 3) procedure to be performed 4) reason for said procedure 5) short medical history 6) ordering physician information 7) appropriate diagnostic information such as labs or previous studies 8) patient type (inpatient/outpatient/TBA). Assists supervisor or designee in documentation of essential employee file records. Generates patient procedure form (PPF) in radiology information system, providing all necessary information and complete in required manner, as well as completion in hospital information system. Maintains room procedure sheet for documentation of procedure performed and all supplies used during the course of the procedure, as well as any other applicable information relating to the actual procedure.
2. Equipment Operation Provides radiographic support during operating room procedures using state of the art mobile fluoroscopic equipment, positioning and appropriate technique selection. Performs portable radiographic procedures requiring use of standard portable radiographic equipment operation and appropriate technique selection. Performs image processing and quality assurance of such images evaluating them for proper anatomical part(s), alignment, radiographic techniques, image identification, and radiation protection. Performs systems checks on equipment to determine functionality. Clean radiographic equipment. Operates single plane and bi-plane digital imaging system (including mobile fluoroscopic equipment), power injector, and ultrasound equipment used for diagnostic and interventional procedures. Performs quality analysis for activated clotting times (ACT machine) and operates machine during procedures
3. Patient Care Describes exam to patient, assists in obtaining informed consent, completes necessary paper work for study, inputs patient information into radiology information system and procedure coding. Performs pre-procedural workup such as identifying patient, ensuring that the physician's orders are in chart, the SMS order is in HIS, and the informed consent has been obtained. Performs post procedure patient care such as cleaning area of interest and application of appropriate wound dressing.
4. Set Up Prepares interventional suite for upcoming procedure by setting up sterile trays and accessories, preparing equipment for operation, entering patient information, generating patient transport and obtaining prerequisite diagnostic information such as film folders, medical records and lab results, and prepping site of interest in usual sterile fashion.
5. Supply Management Complies with departmental and room supply strategies by determining what items are needed, and re-stock area appropriately. Makes lists and notifies lead staff or supervisor of supply needs. Performs required procedure for the collection, cleaning, storage, packaging and distribution of any and all tools/supplies to be sterilized. Documents all supplies used during each procedure, as well as patient charge information for billing purposes. Disposes of used supply items and trays.
6. Team Support Assists physicians by providing the necessary supplies during procedures such as catheters, guidewires, sheaths, embolization supplies, stents, medications and miscellaneous supplies. Assists physician by ?scrubbing in? to perform actual hands-on management and manipulation of tools or supplies used during the procedure (not a function of technologists rotating through operating room). Precepts new employees and students.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Associate's degree or completion of an accredited Radiologic Sciences Program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Sciences or registry eligible and become registered within one (1) year from date of hire. (Registry eligible candidates must provide a copy of diploma from accredited program.) Must maintain registry status and continuing education requirements annually.
● Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center Hillsborough

Organization Unit: UNCH VIR-HBOH 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Hillsborough

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System. 


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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