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Interventional Radiology Technologist- Per Diem

Oakland, California Job ID JR0002802
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Azura Vascular care is the national leader in vascular specialty service and manages treatments for a wide range of simple and complex vascular disorders using minimally invasive techniques. As part of our team, you’ll help patients avoid the complexities of a hospital admissions by being treated promptly, safely and effectively in a high-quality, outpatient setting. You’ll also enjoy an environment of teamwork, work-life balance, and the satisfaction of aligning closely with our parent company, Fresenius Medical Care, to improve the health and quality of life for people in our communities.

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Job Description

Oakland, California Job ID JR0002802
POSITION FEATURES:

This is a per diem Interventional Radiology Technologist Role that will be utilized on an as needed basis.

The center is open Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm.

You will need ARRT and State RT License.


PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Supports FMCNA's mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy.  Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory  and policy requirements.

Assists physicians in performing all types of interventional radiology procedures.  Responsible for the operation and quality control of the radiological equipment in accordance with FMC policies, procedures and training.  Assists with the inventory and ordering of supplies.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs various activities necessary for the preparation of the patient and the procedure room for the radiology procedures in compliance with FMCNA policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.

  • Reviews patient specific procedure orders to determine materials/supplies that will be needed.

  • Sets up/ stocks the procedure room/procedure trays with all needed supplies and interventional equipment prior to procedure and cleans procedure room post procedure, including cleaning of equipment/machinery.

  • Conducts all necessary preparations of the patient procedure room and documents when appropriate.

  • Explains procedure to the patient, answers questions and addresses patient concerns.

  • Assists with preparing the patient for the surgical procedure by positioning, shaving and prepping.

  • Performs patient transfers and positioning of patients and transports patient to and from procedure room.

  • Inputs patient data into the C-Arm.

  • Acts as scrub assistant assisting the physician during interventional procedures under fluoroscopy; maintaining a sterile technique according to the established company policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.

  • Complies with HIPPA policies and standards in regards to patient confidentiality.

  • Draws up intravenous medication and labels as per Medication Labeling Policy in the Sterile Field Competency.

  • Processes x-ray images and archives to a CD or DVD to comply with FMCNA policies and procedures for patient medical records and state regulations.

  • Provides outstanding quality of patient care by supporting and driving FMCNA quality standards through meeting regulatory requirements and the practice of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), including use of FMCNA CQI tools.

  • Assists with implementing FMCNA quality goals and facility specific action plans in order to achieve FMCNA quality standards.

  • Ensures medical records are accurate, complete and in compliance with FMCNA policies and procedures.  Maintains integrity of medical records, filing paperwork in patient files according to policies and procedures and performing audits on a regular basis.

  • Assists with maintaining environmental integrity and aesthetics.  Ensures all areas are clean, sanitary and safe on a daily basis Ensures all facility equipment and instruments are in proper working condition by inspecting equipment on a daily basis before and after procedures.

    • Makes recommendations regarding replacement of equipment and repairs.
    • Assists with disposal of hazardous waste materials, dirty linen and rugs.
    • Prepares, organizes, and efficiently utilizes supplies and equipment to prevent wastage.
  • Attends and participates in Governing Body, assisting with meeting agenda and gathering of data/material for meetings.

  • Ensures effective communication with physicians.
  • Attends and participates in CQI meetings with physicians, reporting on assigned topics.

  • Works with the physicians and staff to ensure all necessary instruments and equipment are on hand.

  • Addresses physician concerns in areas of responsibility.

  • Assists in training and orienting new employees on the equipment.

  • Ensures patient billing is accurate and timely by reviewing all procedures, documenting patient equipment charges and verifying CPT and ICD9 codes are correct.

  • Assists with inventory, ordering of supplies and re-stocking of supplies.

  • Acts as Radiation Safety Officer; monitors radiation badges and conducts in-services regarding Radiation safety.

  • Participates in all facility regulatory and accreditation surveys and action plans to address any deficiencies identified.

  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels.  May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.  Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds and to perform patient transfers and positioning of patients up to 400 pounds.  Must be able to stand in a protective apron for up to 45-60 minutes.
  • 10% Travel.

SUPERVISION:

  • None

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma required; Associate's Degree desirable; and Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
  • Must have ARRT Certification, and be a licensed Radiology Technician by the Department of Health
  • Per state requirements - must be licensed in radiology.
  • Interventional Radiology certificate preferred.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 4 - 6 years' related experience desirable, Candidates with ARRT Certifications will be considered for this position with at least 1 years of experience desirable.
  • Working knowledge of interventional equipment (including C-Arm and Ultrasound equipment), procedures and materials/supplies needed for each procedure.  Knowledge of sterile techniques.
  • Experience with special procedures utilizing a C-Arm.
  • Knowledge of universal precautions and personal protective devices to be utilized when operating radiology systems. 
  • Successfully complete BLS certification.
  • Experience with monitoring and maintaining inventory.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and related software such as Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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"My goal is to make sure that our patients keep their mobility and quality of life. This goal is really personal for me. My own father always had really bad vasculature in his leg and never had access to the kind of care we offer — eventually he lost blood flow and mobility. Knowing what he went through makes me even more committed to our mission.".

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    First you will need to complete your online application. Some roles may also require an online assessment to be completed.

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  4. Feedback

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    Next, the recruiter will extend a formal offer if you are selected for the position.

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    Lastly, you will accept your offer and complete pre-employment checks and paperwork.

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