Nov 27, 2019

Interventional Technologist (VA) - (BTL VAMC(c).19) Memphis TN, US 38088

  • BTL Technologies, Inc.
  • Memphis TN, US 38088
Full-Time Defense Government Health Care Other Professional Services

Job Description

Full-time Job Title Interventional Technologist (VA) Job Description

OUR CLIENT

The VAMC Memphis has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 196,000 veterans living in a 53-county area of western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Interventional Technologist assists physicians in performing all types of interventional radiology procedures. Responsible for the operation and quality control of the radiological equipment in accordance with VA policies, procedures and training.  Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs peripheral and visceral angiography of the abdominal systems and extremities i.e. renal, hepatic, mesenteric, aortic, femoral, etc.  The exams involve the use of highly sophisticated x-ray equipment such as IR fluoroscopy, pressure injectors, biplane imaging, patient monitors, etc.  Such procedures may be performed in the operating room in lieu of the interventional radiology suite. 
  • Performs angiography, venograms, myelograms, percutaneous nephrostomy, tumor ablation, vertebraplasty, pain management procedures and other special/interventional procedures.  Also, perform vascular procedures in the OR, operate C-Arm , portables, CR, DR radiography, portables and various diagnostic procedures.
  • Performs myelography of the complete spine utilizing conventional x-ray units, patient immobilizers, etc., when required.  The purpose of these exams is to achieve diagnostic studies of the spinal canal.
  • Performs neuroangiography, including spine, head and neck studies utilizing highly sophisticated x-ray equipment such as computerized fluoroscopy, pressure injectors, biplane imaging, patient monitors, etc.  The purpose of these exams is to achieve diagnostic studies of the spinal canal.
  • Performs most exams utilizing surgical sterile techniques. This requires "scrub-in technique," preparation of surgical trays, preparation of contrast, supplying of catheters and guide wires, sterile assurance of the patient and equipment that may come in contact with the sterile field with the purpose of assuring that all preventive measures have been taken to prevent contamination of the patient.  This is done to minimize hazards associated with invasive procedures and involves the use of sterile packs, gloves, syringes, guide wires, catheters, clean-up trays, etc., after exam is completed. 
  • Adheres to hospital infection control and safety policies/techniques with emphasis on sterile technique; the storage of sterile supplies; the disposal of body fluids and 'sharps'; proper attire; hand washing practices; and continuing education.
  • Works with the vascular surgeon and radiologist as a member of the medical team.
  • Assist and anticipate the needs of the vascular surgeon and/or radiologists and the performance of the exam.  Must be continuously on the alert for the patient's condition, sterile field, catheter and guide wire sizes and configurations

 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate of Completion from a Radiologic Technologist training program accredited by an institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and/or the
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
  • Two (2) years of proven clinical experience in a hospital setting required
  • Must possess current BLS
  • Must be able to speak, understand, read and write English fluently

Location Memphis - TN 38088 US (Primary)
Category Medical

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Occupations

Medical Imaging  

States

TN  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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