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Interventional Radiology Technologist

Company: Lowell General Hospital
Location: Lowell
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

We're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can't wait to grow alongside you.We're excited to offer newly enhanced, highly competitive, sign-on bonuses! Apply today to learn more!Hours: Monday-Friday 730am-4pm, plus on-call.Job Profile SummaryThis role focuses on all aspects of interventional radiology procedures, elective and emergent utilizing imaging modalities such as DSA, fluoroscopy, US and CT. A clinical technologist role that has specialized knowledge or skills gained through a combination of vocational education, training, and experience. An experienced level role requiring basic knowledge of job procedures and tools obtained through work experience and requiring vocational or technical education. Works under moderate supervision, works through problems of a routine nature, but may at times require interpretation or deviation from standard procedures and communicates information that requires some explanation or interpretation.Job OverviewThis position performs interventional radiologic procedures in according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Trained and experienced in the care of patients undergoing Interventional Radiology Procedures such as Angiograms, Thrombectomy, Kyphoplasty, Venous Access, Biopsy and Drainage. Highly motivated, flexible, team player able to maintain calm and focused in situations of extreme emergency. Must be flexible and understand that needs/schedule changes throughout the day and must be able to adjust accordingly. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.Job DescriptionMinimum Qualifications:1. Associate's degree in Radiologic Science.2. Radiologic Technologist License.3. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.Preferred Qualifications:1. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in an Interventional Radiology lab2. Vascular Intervention (VI) certification.Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.1. Positions and prepares patients for interventional procedure based on procedure being performed and under direction of Interventional Radiologist2. Prepares sterile procedure tray with supplies in accordance with procedure being performed and under direction of Interventional Radiologist.3. Assists physician in proper positioning of guidewires, catheters and devices used during interventional procedures.4. Maintains sterile field and neat/organized procedure table.5. Circulate room during procedures, identify and open proper supplies, as requested by performing physician, using appropriate hand off technique.6. Sends images to PACS, merges studies, approve and assign to appropriate physician.7. Maintains records of exam performed including all supplies used, contrast media and fluoro time during procedures.8. Monitors and is fully engaged in radiation safety practices including badges, safety equipment (lead apron surveys, glasses, shielding), follows radiation safety guidelines and protocols and attends required radiation safety training.9. Instructs patients with pre and post procedure education as needed.10. Assists with inventory, maintenance, and ordering of supplies11. Possess skills pertinent to patient monitoring procedures such as as blood pressure, pulse oximetry, intravenous care and sterile technique.12. Accurately enters all charges and reviews charge for reconciliation upon exam completion.What We Offer:Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:Competitive salaries & benefits403(b) retirement plan with hospital matchOpportunities for growthTuition reimbursementFree on-campus parkingAbout Lowell GeneralFor more than 125 years, Lowell General has served the Greater Lowell community with pride. We balance the first-rate care of a premier medical center with the warmth of a three-time Magnet -recognized community hospital. As a member of our team, you'll join over 3,000 dedicated care providers to offer complete, connected care, when and where patients need it most.Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at Tufts Medicine, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .

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