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Special Procedures Technician - PRN

Englewood, CO, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

The Special Procedures Tech performs  specialized and complex  radiographic procedures including invasive neuro, vascular and interventional procedures.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Prepares reagents.
  • Positions patients and adjusts immobilization devices.
  • Explains procedures to patients and addresses concerns.
  • Moves x-ray equipment into specified position and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.
  • Operates mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency department, or at patient's bedside.
  • Takes pictures and processes film.
  • Administers and records isotope dosage.
  • Scrubs and assists Radiologists in surgical setting. 
  • Maintains and calibrates equipment.
  • Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • Assists with transporting patients.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Provides safe environment for administering of contrast material.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Radiography.
  • ARRT (R)(VI) or (CV) certification required.
  • Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining.
  • Current Certification in Basic Life Support.
  • Minimum two years working as an Imaging Tech.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

Facility: Swedish Medical Center
Job ID: 03167-79091
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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