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Interventional Technologist

Company: Duke Health
Location: Efland
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.About Duke University HospitalPursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.**** This Position is Eligible for Relocation and $10,000 Commitment Bonus ****General Description of the Job ClassPerform a variety of complex specialized tasks eminent in operating radiographic equipment to perform vascular and neuroradiology angiographic and interventional procedures.Duties and Responsibilities of this LevelPerform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of radiographic equipment to make special study radiographs of designated body portions in accordance with radiation safety procedures.Position patients; immobilize as necessary.Assist radiologist during angiographic and interventional procedures.Operate fluoroscopic equipment. Position patients for rapid sequence filming during contrast media administration.Set up sterile trays and other equipment practicing sterile technique.Assist radiologist during procedure to include handling of instruments, operating and monitoring equipment, calling out equipment readings; alerting physician to changes in patient condition.Scrub to assist with passage of catheters/guidewires.Load power injectors with contrast media; prepare for injection.Maintain studies within the Image archival system.Schedule patient procedures from referring physician's offices.Charge patients for procedures and supplies in EHR.Assist in orientation of new technologists; provide education and training to student technologists. Maintain patient records and statistical data. Coordinate scheduling and patient flow within the neuro/vascular radiographic suites; coordinate procedure performance across different hospital divisions (anesthesia, pediatrics, radiology). Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein (patient transport, etc.)Maintain supply inventory; order supplies.Assist with training of new physicians (attendings, interns, residents, and fellows).Assist radiologists with development of new protocols and imaging techniques that are unique to facility. Participate in research initiatives and development of research protocols. Demonstrate proficiency in the performance of neuro and vascular angiographic and interventional procedures.Orient new technologists to these procedures.Monitor charging of procedures and supplies for division to ensure correctness.Monitor assigned inventory expiration dates.Maintain a par inventory of catheters, balloons, stents, guidewires, and miscellaneous kits under discretion of manager.Monitor inventory levels and par-levels.Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and opportunities at each hospital within the health system.Required Qualifications at this LevelEducationGraduate or completion of program that meets eligibility requirements for registry/certification or currently holds required registry or certification.ExperienceLevel I must obtain ARRT certification within 18 months of employment.Level II Minimum of two years' experience as an Interventional technologist.Level III A minimum of four years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion.Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationARRT certification in radiographyARRT certification in vascular interventional technology must be obtained within 18 months of hireBLS certificationKnowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesAbility to work with the most complex technologyAbility to assume a leadership roleDistinguishing Characteristics of this Level Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. Required

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Keywords: Duke Health, Burlington , Interventional Technologist, Other , Efland, North Carolina

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