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Interventional Radiologic Technologist - Full Time (7 on 7 off) - Jeff Hwy *Call Required*

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job is responsible for the operation of the Interventional Laboratory. The Interventional Radiologic Technologist operates diagnostic fluoroscopy, CT, and Ultrasound equipment and assists the physician and RN throughout the care of the patient. The Interventional Radiologic Technologist prepares the procedure rooms, equipment, and the patient for the procedure; orders and maintains inventory for daily function; and assumes responsibility for the transmission and the verification of transmission of fluoroscopic, CT, and Ultrasound guided procedures on the network database.EducationRequired -Completion of a Radiologic Technology program in an AMA approved schoolWork ExperienceRequired -NonePreferred -2 year experience in Interventional RadiologyCertificationsRequired -Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)Licensed by the Louisiana State Radiology Technology Board of Examiners (LSRTBE)Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart AssociationPreferred - Advanced certification in Vascular Interventional RadiologyKnowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.Job Duties
    • Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy.
    • Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care.
    • Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding.
    • Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol.
    • Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards.
    • Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted.
    • Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment, maintenance, etc.).
    • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
    • Other related duties as required.Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.Physical and Environmental DemandsThe physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website.Individuals who reside in and will work from the following areas are not eligible for remote work position: Colorado, California, Washington, and New York.Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions. View the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement, as well as the pay transparency policy for more information. Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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