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Interventional Radiologic Technologist

Company: MUSC
Location: Charleston
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryInnovation. Impact. Influence. Changing What's Possible.

Work where your contribution is valued, respected, and rewarded. As a member of South Carolina's only comprehensive academic health system, you'll discover how we value and encourage your training, professional development, and career growth.

This position includes a $10,000 sign on bonus & up to $5,000 relocation bonus! Apply Today!

Interventional radiologic technologist assists physicians with image guided minimally invasive procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Providing the highest quality of care, they treat an ever-widening range of conditions inside the body from outside the body by inserting various small instruments or tools, such as catheters or wires, with the use of various x-ray and imaging techniques (i.e., CT scanners, MRI scanners, ultrasound scanners). The technologist is responsible for maintaining sterile technique, operation of equipment, quality assurance of imaging and compassionate patient care. Our Interventional Radiology department is at the forefront of innovation and new technologies, offering an alternative to the surgical treatment of many conditions and can eliminate the need for hospitalization, in some cases.EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)Worker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-Type---RegularCost CenterCC000474 CHS - Interventional Radiology (Main)Pay Rate TypeHourlyPay GradeHealth-28Scheduled Weekly Hours40Work ShiftJob DescriptionHours Per Week: 40 Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Day Shift: Rotating 4-10hour shifts per week (730a-6p); Opportunity to work 3-12hour shifts per week (7a-730p); minimal call requirements The Interventional Radiology Technologist reports directly to the Vascular and Interventional Radiology RT Supervisor. The IR Technologist will work alongside the Interventional Radiologist and RN to assist in the performance of diagnostic angiographic procedures as well as complex vascular and nonvascular interventional and therapeutic procedures. He/she is responsible for obtaining all equipment needed for a procedure, positioning and imaging patients, resolving equipment issues, and demonstrating knowledge of human anatomy, radiation safety, interventional supplies, and equipment operation to include fluoroscopy, US, and ancillary therapeutic devices. The IR technologist must prepare, administer, and document contrast given throughout procedure. Responsible for corroborating a patient's clinical history with procedure and ensuring information documented and available for use by clinician. Using their patient care skills, he/she must provide good communication, patient assessment, and patient monitoring. The IR technologist is responsible for post processing digital data for display or hard copy records, ensuring technical quality and proper identification is evident. Periodic weekend and off hour call will be required.Additional Job DescriptionGraduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology. - ---Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). - Licensure from the South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association is required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need. Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

Keywords: MUSC, Charleston , Interventional Radiologic Technologist, Other , Charleston, South Carolina

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