Interventional Tech - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time, 4 10 hour shifts, M-F, Call Requirements
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobsOcc Summary
Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks em inent in operatingradiographic equipment to perform vascular and neurora diologyangiographic and interventional procedures.
Work Perf ormed
Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the opera tion ofradiographic equipment to make special study radiographs of desig natedbody portions in accordance with radiation safety procedures.Positi on patients; immobilize as necessary.Assist radiologist during angiograp hic and interventional procedures.Operate fluoroscopic equipment. Positi on patients for rapid sequencefilming during contrast media administrati on.Set up sterile trays and other equipment practicing sterile technique .Assist radiologist during procedure to include handling of instruments, operating and monitoring equipment, calling out equipment readings;alert ing physician to changes in patient condition.Scrub to assist with passa ge of catheters/guidewires.Load power injectors with contrast media; pre pare for injection.Maintain studies within the Image archival system.Sch edule patient procedures from referring physician's offices.Charge patie nts for procedures and supplies inEHR.Assist in orientation of new tech nologists; provide education andtraining to student technologists. Maint ain patient records andstatistical data. Coordinate scheduling and patie nt flow within theneuro/vascular radiographic suites; coordinate procedu re performanceacross different hospital divisions (anesthesia, pediatric s, radiology).Perform other related duties incidental to the work therei n (patienttransport, etc.)Maintain supply inventory; order supplies.Assi st with training of new physicians (attendings, interns, residents,and f ellows).Assist radiologists withdevelopment of new protocols and imagin gtechniques that are unique to facility. Participate in researchinitiati ves and development of research protocols. Demonstrateproficiency in the performance of neuro and vascular angiographic andinterventional proced ures.Orient new technologists to these procedures.Monitor charging of pr ocedures and supplies for division to ensurecorrectness.Monitor assigned inventory expiration dates.Maintain a par inventory of catheters, ballo ons, stents, guidewires, andmiscellaneous kits under discretion of manag er.Monitor inventory levels and par-levels.Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.**DUHS offers career growth and enrichmen t within Imaging services.There is a clinical ladder program with variou s steps and opportunitiesat each hospital within the health system.< br/>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work with the most complex technologyAbility to assume a leadership role
L evel Characteristics
Graduate of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology OR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in Radiology
Level I must obtain ARRT certification within 12 months of employment. in Level II Minimum of two years' experience as an Interventional technologist. Level III A minimum of four years' experience within specialty modality which they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
ARRT certification in radiography ARRT certification in vascular interventional technology must be obtained within 12 months of hire BLS certification
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