Special Procedures Tech in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.
Providence Health is looking for a skilled Special Procedures Tech to join our team.
Essential Functions
  • Properly identifies patient, verifies order, obtains and documents history and reviews H&P. Educates pre and post and consents patients as per protocols. Assumes responsibility for the physical and psychological needs of the patient communicating in a clear, concise caring manner.
  • Observes the patient condition while in the department and seeks help from appropriate personnel when deemed necessary
  • Safely operates dedicated imaging equipment; stationary and mobile, ultrasound equipment, pressure injector, Angiojet, patient monitoring devices, defibrillator, oxygen and suction.
  • Adheres to all regulatory and hospital safety, isolation and infection control procedures/protocols. Provides radiation safety 100% of the time to self, patients and any other healthcare professional participating in the procedure
  • In collaboration with the radiologist, selects, guide wires, catheters, stents and any other interventional devices that may be needed to better patient outcomes
  • Assumes the responsibility for supply inventory and integrity. Maintains an awareness of costs: avoids waste, enters all patient related charges, and maintains equipment to avoid service costs
  • Maintains a flexible and helpful attitude toward schedule changes to accommodate patient needs and to provide coverage 24/7, 365 days per year
  • Navigates the hospital computer systems as is required for the specific job. Processes and stores images on PACS. Prints images as needed
  • Meets and maintains CE requirements per professional organization-ARRT/SCRQSA. Maintains. Assumes responsibility for continued education requirements .Completes all required organizational education, including CPR.
  • Assists in n the collection of data for Performance improvement purposes, reports and documents quality issue, supports new ideas, and follows chain of command when problems arise.
  • Maintains good attendance record in accordance with hospital/unit policies. Demonstrates willingness to adjust work schedule to meet department or hospital needs.

Job Requirements

Minimum Work Experience
Minimum two years of experience in interventional radiology preferred and /or graduate of an advanced IR program.
Minimum Education
Graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology. Graduate of an advanced IR program preferred.

Required Licenses and Certifications

  • [South Carolina, United States] Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Certified by SCRQSA and ARRT.
  • BLS.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran