Interventional Radiographer reports to the Cardiovascular Service Director. Working under the direction of interventional Radiologists, Cardiologists, and Neurologist, performs special procedures in the areas of interventional cardiovascular, vascular, and neurology at a level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.
Areas of responsibility include the Cardiac Cath/Angio lab, and Hybrid Operating Room, assisting Interventional Physicians and Cardiovascular surgeons to efficiently maximize patient care and apply the prescribed ionizing radiation during the examination. Demonstrates knowledge of proper imaging technique (i.e. positioning, technical factors) in special populations such as children, adults, elderly, and patients in debilitated condition. Provides care to patients and family/significant others based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of patients being served in assigned service area.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA-approved school and meets the requirements for registry by the ARRT.
Current Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (IDNS) Valid Driver's License. A.C.L.S. certification necessary within 6 months after hire date.
Previous radiological experience desired or graduation from an AMA-approved school.
Ability to utilize X-ray equipment within Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiac Cath Lab and Angiography Lab to provide proper radiographic exposure and obtain diagnostic images.
Good telephone skills.
MIS experience helpful.
Ability to operate office machinery (Copiers, calculators, fax, etc.)
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