Rad Tech - Interventional Radiology in Urbana, IL at Carle Health System

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

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Position Summary:
$2,500 sign on bonus (1 or more years of experience)* or$1,500 sign on bonus (less than 1 year of experience)* and $2,500 relocation with 1 or more years of experience (for greater than 50 miles)* with 1 or more years of experience - External Applicants only
The Registered Radiologic Technologist is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility of patients for a designated time frame and to provide care, specifically in the Heart & Vascular Institute. The patient population consists of those requiring an invasive cardiology or invasive radiology study. The Registered Radiologic echnologist will assist the physician in all procedures and provide a valuable service to the patient and theteam.

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associates Radiologic Technology

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS). ACLS within 1 year of hire

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Prefer previous Radiology Technology experience but will train. Prefer procedure setting.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Capacity to learn and retain information regarding patient care and procedures. Ability to communicateeffectively, follow directions, and complete detailed work accurately. Demonstrates compassion and caring indealing with others. Manual dexterity to handle small supplies.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers contrast material (when applicable), according to physician's request, by means of existing IV line or by performing venipuncture and placing IV line; recognizes and responds to hypersensitivity or allergic reactions.
  • All functions and duties will be under the direct supervision of a physicist or dosimetrist.
  • Assists with inventory/supplies.
  • Checks for correct patient and chart identification, diagnosis, and treatment position.
  • Compiles pertinent clinical information pertaining to lab, pathology, etc.
  • Assists in instruction of new staff as necessary.
  • Documents accurately and completely.
  • Explains procedure to patient and provides for patient care- including comfort, support, safety, and confidentiality.
  • Performs all essential functions of the Radiologic Technologist.
  • Performs on call duties and/or work variable shifts as assigned to meet department needs.
  • Able to work around and maintain a sterile field during procedures.
  • Administers and with holds contrast and treatment as appropriate. Assess patients for allergies.
  • Can pull supplies for procedures.
  • Takes call in within 6 months.

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