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Intvl Radiologic Techg I or II

Company: Aurora Saint Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

How You'll Make a Difference: Performs basic to advanced interventional radiologic procedures and assists the physicians with interventional and surgical procedures.Proficiently operates angiographic and ultrasound equipment used to perform basic to advanced procedures on inpatients and outpatients. Must perform and be proficient with all of the following procedures if performed at assigned facility or by assigned specialty at ASLMC (neuroendovascular, interventional radiology or interventional cardiology), which includes carotid stenting, cerebral intervention including embolization, coiling/stenting, angiograms and/or vertebro, kyphoplasty, chemo therapy, thera sphere embolization, adrenal and petrosal sampling, cryo and Radio Frequency (RF) ablation, and/or aortic aneurysm repair, advanced imaging applications, and complex peripheral interventions. Assists with interventional and surgical procedures as a scrub assistant with competent knowledge of equipment and equipment options, while working seamlessly with the attending and resident physicians. Serves as a resource to physicians on procedural equipment options. Monitors patients and alerts staff of life threatening changes in patient status. Applies the defibrillator and performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation when required. Provides assistance with emergency procedures, responding quickly and effectively as they occur. Identifies and processes images, assuring that images are of diagnostic quality. Assists clinical engineering staff in evaluating digital equipment to maintain consistent image quality. Compares requisitions to physician orders to ensure ordered exam accuracy. Post-processes images as directed and accurately identifies and labels images, identifying patient name, medical record unit (MRU) number, and location or position of scan on all images. Maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies, and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges. Serves as a technical resource, role model and/or preceptor for students and staff. Acts as a resource to staff at own facility and throughout the system. Facilitates clinical problem solving and collaborates with other departments to provide education on managing patients after procedures, and any other imaging department processes and procedures. Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.What it Will Take: Licenses & Certifications Radiographer license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and Registered Technologist (RT) registration issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providerscertification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required. Degrees Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology. Required Functional Experience Typically requires 2 years of experience in an Interventional Radiologic Technologist role. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Advanced knowledge in radiology positioning and techniques.Advanced knowledge of basic radiation safety and aseptic techniques.Advanced knowledge of anatomy that includes vascular and/or cerebral.Advanced knowledge of physician protocols and ability to work effectively with diverse providers.Advanced knowledge of embolic and thrombolytic materials, physiologic monitoring equipment, and surgical scrub technique to be able to assist the provider.Proficiency in suturing vascular access sheaths.Ability to work independently. Intermediate computer skills.Scheduled Hours: Monday through Friday 8 hour shifts starting between 0730 and 0830 with a weekday and weekend call rotation.Department: Interventional RadiologyLocation Address: 36500 Aurora Dr Summit, WI 53066-4899 WaukeshaAt Aurora Health Care: We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients"we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives"including your own.Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Aurora Saint Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee, Waukesha , Intvl Radiologic Techg I or II, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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