Interventional Vascular Technologist - Radiology, CCHS Employees Only Job
Cleveland Clinic - Euclid, OH

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INTERVENTIONAL VASC TECH

CCHS Employees Only
Reference Title
HR Use Only: Interventional Vascular Technologist - Radiology
Hospital: Euclid Hospital
Facility: EUCLID HOSPITAL
Department: CARDIAC CATH LAB
Job Code: D24030
Pay Grade: 12
Schedule: Part Time less than 40 hours
Shift: Days + Call
Hours: 8-5
Job Details:

Summary: Provides technical assistance in performing diagnostic and interventional procedure. Acquires all imaging and post processing of images. Adheres to all state, local and federal licensing regulations. Provides emergency on call assistance. Job Responsibilities: Utilizes sterile or aseptic technique to scrub in and perform vascular, interventional and surgical procedures as per protocol. Utilizes a team approach to process improvement with the ability to establish effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Provide "critical thinking" and resourcefulness in instances where normal-routine practice cannot be applied, often in high stress situations. Educate patients regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation. Ensures patients safety and comfort during and after exams. Sets-up or operates injector to administer contrast agents for procedures. May manually inject contrast agent if no pressure injector utilized. Operates ancillary equipment adherent to specific procedures. Checks and prepares patient prior to Vascular-Interventional study. Screens patient for ability to undergo procedure by understanding baseline lab requirements. Understands primary purpose of drugs used in IR, indications, contraindications, contrast drug interactions and major effects. Positions patient to obtain radiographic exposure, adjust exposure factors and process images. Uses professional judgement to adapt imaging and therapeutic procedures to improve diagnostic quality and therapeutic outcome. Knowledgeable in acquiring, archiving, transmitting, and printing images via PACS - when applicable, knowledgeable in after hours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork. Immediately reports any malfunctions to help desk and PACS Administrator. Knowledgeable in billing via RIS. Records and maintains procedural data to include injection data, elapsed fluoroscopic time and procedural information. Provides after hours standby call in service. Monitors equipment, systems, cleans equipment and effects timely repair. Performs teaching and instructional service to students and new hires. Continually strives to lean new technical information and skills through attendance of periodic in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions. Other duties as assigned.

Education: Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.

Experience: Minimum one year experience as radiologic technologist preferred. Preference given to previous experience in high volume angiography department.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must be Registered Radiologic Technologist-(ARRT). State licensure is required. Prefer those registered in Vascular and Interventional Technology (CV or VI). Must have current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) license, prefer Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Physical Requirements: Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

Category: Allied Health

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