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Interventional Sp Proc Tech 2

Wellstar North Fulton Hospital • Roswell, GA • Allied Health • 114334 • Days • Full-Time


Functions under the direction of the clinical coordinator and/or department manager. The interventional special procedures technologist assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department according to department procedures. The technologist has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. The technologist is able to independently perform job functions. He/she sets up the equipment to provide imaging service and positions patient for the procedure. Able to perform procedures in both the IR and vascular hybrid interventional procedural setting.


Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions

  • Clinical Skills

    * Completion of VI competencies
    * Able to use critical thinking skills
    * Work in conjunction with radiologists/ vascular surgeons/ cardiologists
    * Preps the patient for procedure
    * Demonstrates and understands sterile technique
    * Prepares necessary supplies and equipment for procedure
    * Enters appropriate charges for supplies and procedure(SIM CODES)
  • Quality and Patient Safety

    * Verifies patient ID using 2 patient identifiers, ie. Armband, DOB, verbal identification
    * Verifies front of patient chart for same/similar name sticker
    * Verifies Written Order and Consent, seeks clarification if order or consent unclear
    * Uses and understands preprocedural verification/ time out form
    * Understands and complies with site/ side marking when indicated
  • Departmental Responsibilities

    * Must be flexible with hours to meet departmental needs
    * Able to work scheduled and ?On-Call?
    * Knows existing lines of communication and authority
    * Handles communications properly
    * Introduces self to patient and/or guardian utilizing proper scripting ie. AIDET
    * Transports patients as needed
    * Provides privacy and comfort for patient/customers
    * Assists with maintenance of departmental records, Joint Commission standards, State and Federal Regulations and performance Improvement
    * Completes necessary paperwork
    * Answers departmental phone using proper scripting
    * Maintains stock levels and outdates
    * Maintain current License and BLS certifications
    * Assist in in service/training for other medical imaging staff as appropriate
    * Works as a team with other VI staff to obtain the best possible outcome
    * Performs any other duties as needed when asks by leadership
  • Patient Education

    * Responsible for patient, family/support system education
    * Provide post procedural home care instructions as needed

  • Required for All Jobs

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct.

  • Qualifications

    Required Minimum Education

  • Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiology Technology. Required

  • Required Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience in Interventional Special Procedures setting in either IR and/or vascular hybrid setting.

  • Required Minimum Skills

  • Able to function independently during procedures after appropriate orientation/competency on unit and as demonstrated by being place on call rotation.
  • Competency in all aspects of interventional/vascular procedures, patient positioning, exposure factors and radiation protection.
  • Required special/advanced procedure registry as outlined above.
  • Must have an understanding of anatomy and pathology as well as how they affect the quality of a procedure.
  • The individual must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude.

  • Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)

  • ARRT Radiography Required
  • Basic Life Support Required
  • BLS - Instructor Required
  • BLS - Provisional Required

  • Additional Licenses and Certifications

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