Vascular Interventional Technologists

Job Requisition #: JR55973

End Date: 5/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Nursing, Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To assist the physicians during vascular interventional radiology procedures and process and store images created during procedure

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Positions technical support for vascular interventional radiology procedures to include: arteriograms, embolization's, drain insertions, and other related procedures.
  • Responsible for technical support for vascular interventional radiology procedures
  • Ensures proper safety standards are met for compliance with departmental policies, radiation safety standards, and joint commission regulations.
  • Operates required imaging equipment using established guidelines and imaging protocols.
  • Instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties when necessary.
  • Performs quality assurance checks on equipment.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of hospital information systems
  • Assists in maintaining supply inventory
  • Assists in departmental Performance Improvement assessments and initiatives
  • Serves as a technical resource to the full procedural team in support of the physician
  • Communicates appropriately with good interpersonal skills
  • Acts as a team member during procedures to assure a safe and efficient patient care on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrates compliance with Christiana Care and departmental policies and procedures
  • Completed mandatory education as required
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to management, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, and hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients, and visitors.
  • Acts as a patient advocate during the procedure
  • Performs duties of a scrub assistant during a procedure, including;  controlling and manipulating guide wires and balloon catheters, and maintaining a sterile field.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

SCHEDULE/HOURS:

  • 3 weeks working in the CHR VIR department - 10 hour shifts 7am - 5:30pm.  Late shift is 11am - 7:30pm
  • Must rotate to WILMINGTON VIR department 1 week out of 5.  Hours are Monday through Friday 8am - 4:30pm
  • The on call is 1 night a week - starts at 7pm and goes to 630am the next day
  • On call every 5th weekend - starts 7pm Friday night and goes to 6:30am Monday

**Must be able to get to facility within  30 minutes for on call**

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of approved school of radiologic technology
  • BLS (CPR)
  • Interventional radiology procedural lab experience preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge and ability to assess safe radiation practices for patients, employees, and physicians.
  • Knowledge of departmental and unit specific standards, procedures, protocols, and policies.
  • Ability to perform technical skills as outlined in procedures and protocols, demonstrating use of appropriate safety measures for patients, employees, and self.
  • Ability to use applicable equipment according to procedures.
  • Ability to work with computers, information systems, and learn new techniques.
  • Ability to instruct and teach co-workers and physicians on new techniques, protocols/procedures, equipment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with patients and members of the health care team.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current A.R.R.T registration
  • Current RTR Licensure with State of Delaware

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, handling, reaching, twisting, walking, standing, and sitting.

Ability to lift/pull 50-100lbs.

Frequent standing for extended periods while wearing heavy protective clothing. Assisting with patient transporting via stretcher.

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WORKING CONDITIONS:

Limited exposure to radiation, confined spaces, and blood borne pathogens.  Exposure to potential for cuts and/or punctures, and repetitive motion tasks.  Limited exposure to hazardous chemical solutions and odors.  Flexible day and evening hours.  Available for on call as required.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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