Sanford Health Vascular Interventional Radiographer - Radiology Interventional in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Vascular Interventional Radiographer | Radiology Interventional | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : RADIOLOGY INTERVENTIONAL

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Provides high quality images, to include sophisticate special procedures, through the operation of specialized equipment which ensures optimum clarity for physician diagnosis and minimum discomfort and radiation exposure to patients. Provides treatment to patients utilizing minimally-invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat disease within the body. Works to minimize the risk and duration of recovery to patients. Possesses a thorough understanding of diagnostic radiographic principles, including film/imaging processing, quality control, and radiation protection. Possesses an extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and medical terminology. Familiar with operative terms and pharmacology. Knowledge of billing and coding of procedures. Ability to adapt and facilitate change. Ability to work a flexible schedule and take after hour call. When needed. Knowledge of scheduling process for all interventional exams.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Adheres to established policies and procedures that aid in diagnosing patients from images. Follows all surgical and invasive procedure protocols (consent documentation, verifications, etc.). Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Implements radiation safety guidelines into radioactive environments. Listens and responds to safety inquiries from the patient and/or family. Operates imaging instruments appropriately, following standard operating procedures. Performs invasive medical procedures (e.g. injections, surgeries, etc.) according to case requirements. Sterilizes all equipment and work areas before, during and after procedures.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

Interventional Radiology Technologist- experience preferred, but not required. Days shifts with rotating night and weekend call.

QUALIFICATIONS

Registration through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required. Due to Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICO) Accreditation, if working in North Dakota (ND) and performing medical imaging, interventional radiology, or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (NDMIRT) Board is required within 24 months of hire into position. If working in South Dakota (SD) and responsibilities performed within interventional radiology, employees are encouraged to obtain and maintain a Vascular Interventional Technology (VI) certification within 24 months of hire into position. Additionally, if responsibilities performed within the Cardiac Cath Lab, employees are encouraged to obtain and maintain a Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (CI) certification within 24 months of hire into position. Basic Life Support (BLS) required within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary required. Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an American Medical Association (AMA) approved school is required. Minimum of one-year experience as a staff radiologic technologist preferred.

About Sanford Health:

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req26401