UnityPoint Health

Special Procedures Technician

Requisition ID
2017-39066
Category
Emergency, Trauma, and Critical Cardiac Care - Non-Nursing
US-IL-Rock Island
2701 17th St
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Rock Island
Department
Cath Lab- RI
IL
FTE
0.8
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
0.8 Flex, 6:00am-6:30pm, 3-12 hr shifts, plus call (30 minute response time)

Overview

 

Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Diagnostic Radiology services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all Radiology Exams, administration of contrast media, and other related patient care services.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL: (Total Weight of 100)

Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.

  

Job Performance

  1. Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.
  2. Correctly performs all prescribed Radiology procedures in an efficient manner.,
  3. Is able to work independently and critique exams.
  4. Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems.
  5. Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.
  6. Demonstrates competency in the storage and transfer of exams.

 

Patient Care Services

  1. Provides patient education and insures correct consent forms are signed.
  2. Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.
  3. Obtains and records adequate patient history and interprets Physician's orders correctly.
  4. Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion.

Quality Improvement

  1. Assures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the campus Lead.
  2. Logs in technical information ,completes reports and surveys, and complies with all regulatory agencies.              
  3. Completes Occurrence Reports as needed.          
  4. Participates in hospital wide Performance Improvement as needed.

 

Qualifications

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of JRCERT approved school of Radiologic Technology. Previous experience as a Radiologic technologist is preferred.

        

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Broad experience and varied technical expertise, initiative, independent judgment, interacts well with people, possesses ability to supervise, is responsible and has knowledge of and abides by rules of regulatory agencies. Clerical and computer knowledge is required.

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Must be registered by The American  Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and obtain appropriate state licensure from either the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health.

 

Technologists working in the state of Illinois:

  • With current ARRT registration, must obtain state licensure to practice.
  • New Technologists who have not taken the ARRT exams but are registry eligible must obtain a state of Illinois Temporary License and then are required to pass the ARRT boards within 6 weeks of their first day of employment.        
  • CPR certification required.

Technologists working in the state of Iowa: 

  • Must have a current ARRT license and an Iowa Department of Public Health license before employment may begin.          
  • CPR certification required.

 

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