Columbia VA HCS is recruiting for a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Interventional Radiography (IR)). The IR Technologist will operate independently with the responsibility of the performance and Coordination of all diagnostic Radiology examinations. You will work closely with the Radiologists, other clinicians and department managers to assure optimum quality control, efficient coordination of activities, high quality diagnostic/therapeutic exam results and patient satisfaction. Major duties include, but not limited to the following: As a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (IR), the incumbent will perform duties in the Department of Radiology as a DRT and Interventional Radiology Technologist, you will operate independently and without direct supervision as the technologist responsible for the coordination and performance of diagnostic radiology imaging and angiographic procedures, and complex vascular and non-vascular and therapeutic procedures. Performs procedures within the interventional section which requires the use of needles, syringes, isovue, omnipaque and other contrast mediums, duties as scrub technologist while assisting the Interventional Radiologist and have knowledge of sterile technique. Prepares contrast materials under the direction of the radiologist for the purpose of performing procedures/exams requiring injectable solutions. Ensures all documentation required for the completion of exams is done specific computer systems and adequate quantity of supplies for general radiology are available. Responsible for stocking and inventory of all angiography supplies and related materials. Maintains effective control of the Interventional Radiology area by coordinating, planning, organizing and executing the work potential to expedite workflow patterns within the department. Performs Quality Diagnostic Examinations, Portable Exams, Fluoroscopic Procedures and operates the C-arm in support of Surgical and Pain Management Procedures. Performs other duties as assigned by management. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am -3:30 pm, 7:30 am- 4:00pm, 8:00am -4:30 pm, Rotational weekends and holidays, Rotational shifts as needed. (subject to change based on agency needs) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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