Angio Technologist PRN

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
00295772
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

General Summary:

Produces high quality examinations while assuring proper and professional care of the patient while in Medical Imaging Services or the Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Assists physician in performing interventional radiology and cardiac catheterization procedures. This position required the application of precise positioning techniques combined with accurate settings of technical factors as well as the monitoring of equipment to insure proper functioning. Constant mental attention is required while performing studies and proper sterile technique. Must demonstrate the capability of maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships consistent with the Holy Cross Mission. Accountable for the operation of equipment. Maintains confidentiality of patient and organization-related information. Adheres to standard precautions. Identifies care needs of patients/significant others and implements interventions and utilizes equipment necessary to meet the specific needs of the patient population served to include: pediatric, adults, and late adults. Participates in quality assessment and improvement programs. Attends departmental staff meetings. Assists in orientation of new staff and students. Completes other duties as assigned such as on-call, transporting patients, cleaning rooms, stocking supplies, peer review, etc.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Licensed Radiologic Technologist by the State of Maryland.

If working in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, a Certificate in Cardiac Interventional Radiography or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist is strongly preferred.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

Graduate of AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program.

Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.

One year experience in interventional radiology preferred.

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift patients up to 35 pounds. Ability to lift and push equipment as needed.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

Reporting Relationship:

Medical Imaging: Reports to and is evaluated by the lead tech in angiography under the supervision of the Operation Manager for Medical Imaging Services Director of Radiology or Director of surgery (facility dependent) .

Cardiac Catheterization Lab: Reports to and is evaluated by the Nurse-in-Charge under the supervision of the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

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Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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