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Radiologic Technologist - Sign On Bonus Offered - Kenner - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Kenner
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

This job assumes responsibility for the operation of the catheterization laboratory. Operates diagnostic fluoroscopy equipment, monitors patient vitals, performs routine calculations, and assists the physician upon request. Prepares the procedure rooms, equipment, and patient for the procedure. Also assumes responsibility for the transmission and the verification of transmission of digital angiography procedures on the network database.

Education 

Required - High School diploma or equivalent


Work Experience

Required - 1 year radiology and angiography experience in order to become familiar with cardiovascular procedures


Certifications

Required - Registered Radiologic Technologist or Registered Cardiovascular Technologist
Current State and ARRT license in the state of practice
RCIS certification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Detail-oriented; experience performing complex tasks which may be hazardous to the patient's welfare and skills to detect equipment malfunctions.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of internal/external.
    visitors in a highly stressful atmosphere.
  • An interest and curiosity to learn new procedures
  • Knowledge of Heart and Vascular catheterization.


Job Duties

  • Operates monitoring and recording devices under physician direction to obtain necessary medical data and ensure patient safety.
  • Operates Radiographic fluoroscopy equipment to obtain diagnostic images of coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease.
  • Orders equipment in a timely and cost efficient manner.
  • Turns on all of the radiographic equipment in the AM. 
  • Assists nurse in checking patient in.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.


Other related duties as required.  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
 

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Kenner , Radiologic Technologist - Sign On Bonus Offered - Kenner - Full Time, Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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