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IR Technologist

Company: Gundersen Lutheran Admin Svcs
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today.Schedule Weekly Hours:36JOIN OUR TEAM! Position is located in Wisconsin but willing to help with relocation assistance as appropriate.The Interventional Radiologist team are experts in the use of imaging techniques such as X-rays, ultrasound, CT and MRI to treat and diagnose disease. They treat an ever-widening range of conditions using minimally-invasive, non-surgical techniques. We do procedures on every organ type and see patients of all ages. As technology continues to advance, so does our procedures! Team structure consists of two IR technologists to one nurse and one physician. Opportunity to build close rapport with your team! NO previous imaging work experience required! Excellent opportunity for new grads.Shift: Monday - Friday (8 hour day shifts), including rotational on-call night and weekend. Compensated to carry pager, and paid time and a half for actual on-call work! **We have part-time and full-time openings from .5 FTE (20 hours/week) to 1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)! Feel free to apply today and we can discuss your shift and weekly hour desires!**Job Description:Performs high quality radiologic exams, interventional medical sonography exams, cone beam CT exams, with three-dimensional reconstruction of imaging examinations, and complex procedures to aide in medical diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease to include interventional radiology, vascular interventional, and neuro interventional cases. Assists physician as a scrub person according to prescribed standards. Assist RN and provider in performing circulating duties as directed. Display understanding of anatomy and physiology, the pathological condition affecting the patient, the planned procedure, and consider any variations that may be necessary to meet the needs of the patient.Major Responsibilities: 1. Works with Gundersen Health System patients and their families to provide compassionate individualized care in the provision of Interventional Radiology services. Understands and applies the concepts of Interventional Radiology when performing examinations on patients.2. Demonstrates working knowledge of instruments and competency of established protocols and equipment operation when performing fluoroscopic, cone beam CT,interventional medical sonography, three-dimensional reconstruction of imaging examinations on patients. Provides the best images possible to radiologists and providers for interpretation. Provides high quality service to customers in a cost effective and efficient manner.3. Maintains confidentiality with others regarding patient and organizational information.4. Assumes responsibility to provide a quality-learning environment for patients, their families, students and co-workers. Responsible for attending staff meetings, in-services, and continuing education as required by the department.5. Directly responsible for maintaining aseptic integrity during the interventional procedure. Organizes sterile field for use, opens sterile supplies for scrubbing and donning sterile gowns and gloves.6. Utilizes knowledge of regulatory compliance when working with patients and their associated charges.7. Assess learning limitations on patients when providing education and records appropriately in Epic as needed.8. Administers contrast and necessary medications per established protocols needed to perform exams.9. Assists and anticipates needs of provider by passing instrumentation, equipment, and supplies accurately and quickly. Assists in the clean up of the room between procedures, making necessary preparations for subsequent procedures, including restocking, supplying, and coordinating materials required for use on procedure.10. Witness waste of controlled substances with authorized staff in the state of Wisconsin. Will not witness waste in Minnesota and Iowa, both states require licensed individuals or registered pharmacy technician staff only to witness the waste of controlled substances.11. Performs other job-related responsibilities as listed on the competency checklist and as requested by others.Education and Learning: REQUIREDPost High School education in a specialized field: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic TechnologyWork Experience: REQUIREDNo Experience RequiredDESIRED1 year experience as a Radiologic Technologist2 years experience in Special Procedures- interventional, angio, or cardiac cathLicense and Certifications: REQUIREDCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classesAmerican Registry of Radiologic Technology Registered Technologist-Radiography (ARRT)American Registry of Radiologic Technology Registered Technologist-Radiology & Advanced Credential Required (CI, VI or CVI) within five years of hire dateWisconsin employees must be a Licensed Radiographer with the State of Wisconsin (LICRAD-WI)Iowa employees must have a Permit to Practice from the Iowa Department of Public Health (RADTECH-IA)Age Specific Population Served: Infant (less than 1 year)Pediatric (1 - 12 years)Adolescent (13 - 17 years)Adult (18 - 64 years)Geriatric (65 years & older)OSHA Category: Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.Environmental Conditions: Exposed to infectious diseases.Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position: Static Standing Never (0%)Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25Lifting - Other Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Push/Pull (Static Force) Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Number of lbs 25-50If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact or call 608-775-0267Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Gundersen Lutheran Admin Svcs, La Crosse , IR Technologist, Other , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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