RADIOLOGIC TECH SPEC II -IR/CATH LABS, PRN in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 1/19/2020

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Job Description



Organization: HHC



Division:Eskenazi Health  



Sub-Division: Hospital  



Req ID:  1420 



Schedule: Irregular Part Time 



Shift: Days 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Radiologic Technologist Specialist Interventional Cardiac Cath performs special diagnostic radiographic procedures on designated parts of the body as required by physician orders. This position assumes responsibility for care and safety of patients’ underlying interventional procedures, and cardiac catheterization examinations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County.  Models Eskenazi Health values
  • Performs special diagnostic radiographic procedures on designated parts of the body as required by physician orders
  • Selects proper exposure factors for radiographic equipment for each examination
  • Determines appropriate equipment for use, i.e. pressure injectors, pressure monitor, , , mapping system, other imaging equipment.
  • Utilizes protective shielding, immobilization and supportive devices when required
  • Assumes responsibility for care and safety of patients while they are undergoing interventional procedures in the labs.
  • Assists Radiologists/Cardiologists during special procedures and cardiac catheterizations
  • Provides emotional support to patients and keeps them informed regarding what they will experience during the procedure.
  • Participates in the instruction of AS and BS students rotating through department
  • Following HIPAA requirements, prepares digital images for providers outside of the Eskenazi Health system
  • Maintains supplies required for radiographic rooms, such as contrast media, pharmaceuticals, etc.
  • Keeps rooms adequately stocked, and equipment clean; adheres to infectious control policies in maintaining a semi-sterile environment
  • Prepares equipment to be sent to CSR for sterilizing procedures (i.e., wrapping, cleaning, labeling).
  • Prepares procedure trays for interventionists prior to all exams. Alters activities to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e., adolescent, geriatric, pediatric, neonatal, adult) as described in the area/unit age-specific and/or job specific competencies

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program.
  • Minimum of two years previous working experience in interventional radiology or cardiac catheterization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in interventional radiology is preferred in addition to experience requirements.
  • AART registered which includes compliance with professional CEU requirements
  • Licensed with the State of Indiana as a Radiologic Technologist
  • Maintains and shows proof of current CPR Certification
  • Obtains ACLS within 6 months of hire.
  • Obtain advanced certification in Vascular Interventional Radiography

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.