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Community Regional Medical Center Interventional Rad Tech 1, Neurosurgery in Fresno, California

Overview:

Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants..

Responsibilities:

As a novice to advanced beginner interventional radiology technologist, works with proceduralists as part of a procedural team to perform interventional procedures. Operates medical imaging equipment (single and bi-plane fluoroscopic angiographic equipment, Ultrasound, Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS) and assists with device management. The procedures range from routine diagnostic angiographic procedures to complex vascular, non-vascular-interventional and therapeutic procedures.

Accountabilities

  1. Accountable for correctly identifying the patient and ensuring correct patient identification with all imaging equipment and assuring integrity of patient identity in all information systems used with procedure.

  2. Participates in time out.

  3. Sterile Procedures – Properly sets up sterile procedural trays for correct procedure. Properly preps patient for exams (drape, site scrub/prep, table set up, prime lines). Follows sterile technique when preparing for and assisting with procedures.

  4. Assists with radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging technique for optimal image quality while maintaining minimum radiation exposure and fluoro times.

  5. Follows medication management guidelines when handling medications including proper documentation, storage, security and labeling.

  6. Ensures proper and consistent utilization of radiation protection devices and maintains accurate patient fluoro log.

  7. Room turnover – Cleans equipment between uses. Properly disposes single use items. Keeps work area clutter free. Contacts Environmental Services immediately when needed. Assesses inventory to ensure no shortages of supplies and ensures study is charged/logged.

  8. Participates in all mandatory staff meetings, in-services and training programs to ensure continued understanding of all departmental policies, procedures and performance improvement processes. Participates in Medical Imaging and corporate PI projects.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology required

Licenses and Certifications:

  • BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required

  • CRT - State of California Certified Radiologic Technologist required

  • CRTFP - State of California Radiologic Tech Fluoroscopy Permit required

  • ARRT - American Registry Radiologic Technologists required

Preferred:

  • ARRT(VI) - ARRT Vascular Interventional Radiography preferred

  • ARRT(CI) - ARRT Cardiac Interventional preferred

  • ARRT(CVI) - ARRT Cardiac-Vascular Intervention (still valid but not available for new examinees) preferred

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