Yale New Haven Health System

INTERVEN RADIOLOGY TECH TRAINE

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
59035
Department
HVC IR LABS
Category
TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAY/EVENING
Work Days
MONDAY - FRIDAY, WEEKENDS AS REQUIRED
Work Hours
11:30AM-8PM, 12:30PM-9PM SHIFT COVERAGE REQUIRED (FLEXABILITY OF HOURS REQUIRED TO MEET DEPARTMENTAL NEEDS)
Work Shift
ON-CALL REQUIRED (INCLUDING WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS)
Requisition ID
2017-12850

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

*2 Positions Available

Under the supervision of the Interventional Radiology Manager and/or Assistant Chief Technologist, performs a wide variety of technical and professional duties utilizing complex imaging equipment to produce quality IR images as requested for subsequent interpretation by the radiologist. All duties are performed according to departmental and organizational policies and procedures. Promotes service excellence in all interactions as outlined in the Key Behaviors in the YNHH Core Success Factors.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Performs a wide variety of technical duties to ensure proper performance of imaging procedures utilizing angiography and other equipment.
  • 2. Produces high quality images during and after procedures to ensure proper anatomy is recorded for physicians to make a diagnosis.
  • 3. Ensures that all supplies required for individual procedures are available prior to and during exams in order to maximize patient safety and service efficiently.
  • 4. Performs various clerical and record keeping functions utilizing the HIS, RIS, PACS, and procedure QA modules in order to maintain integrity and completeness of the patient record and billing.
  • 5. Maintains a respectful and professional attitude with the entire staff involved in the department in order to ensure a smooth running service.
  • 6. Performs quality and compassionate patient care, utilizing appropriate age specific standards, in order to ensure patient cooperation, safety, and satisfaction
  • 7. Utilizes proper safety measures during procedures for all people present in the room to ensure minimum physical risk for patients, self and staff.
  • 8. Participates in various teaching and/or learning opportunities in order to further his/her own personal knowledge and to assist in expanding the knowledge of others

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduation from an A.M.A. approved Radiologic Technology program. AS degree required, BS degree preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Demonstrated technical skills to meet entry level standards of routine IR imaging techniques and/or experience in complex diagnostic studies such as myelography, venography, biopsies, etc desirable. At least 1 year experience in a hospital radiology department.

 

LICENSURE

 

RT(R) certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), (may not be on any type of probation). Connecticut State License and CPR Certification.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Demonstrates basic understanding of routine IR imaging techniques, knowledge of computer / PACS applications, and good organizational and communication/customer service skills. Extensive understanding of anatomy and physiology is important.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Must be able to lift 40 pounds to assist with patient transfers as well as stand and wear a lead apron for extended periods of time.

 

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