The incumbent provides radiology services to patients of Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients and families. Demonstrating the ability to work with patient’s physical, motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive, and psychosocial needs specific to the population being served, and meets standards of quality as measured by the Unit/Department age specific competency standards.
Competently operates Interventional imaging equipment and related machinery. Verifies and executes physician's orders for diagnostic and therapeutic exams, ensuring the proper preparation for such exams, and the safety and well-being of patients during procedures. Performs as first assist to the Interventional Cardiologist, Vascular Surgeon, or Interventional Radiologist. Sets up sterile trays and maintains the sterility of the room. Other duties include, but are not limited to, circulating, manipulation of drains and lines, suturing, billing and filming, supplies stocking, charting, quality improvement studies.
Determines the best method of obtaining optimal Interventional examinations while ensuring patient safety; regulates patient flow, consults with radiologists to determine contrast media applications or variances in established procedures; continually evaluates exam quality and makes necessary corrections to improve image quality. May be required to work overtime and take call, or to accept Leave Without Pay or Annual Leave during periods of reduced workload. May be required to assist other modalities within the department or Renown Health System.
This position does provide patient care.