FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time

 

Interventional Radiologic Technologist job in Bethesda, Maryland. 

The Interventional Radiologic Technologist job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Interventional Radiologic Technologist Job Overview:

  • Collaboration, and the understanding that the presence of family is a strength, not an inconvenience. Participation from the entire health care team is critical to achieve successful outcomes. Embrace the tenets in the performance of their duties.  
  •  Assist in the maintenance of the archiving and recording of patient studies. 
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for all technical demands in the IR Clinic. 
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices, and techniques including concepts of accumulated dosage and genetic changes, effects of radiation on living organisms and the Effects of x-ray technique on patient and operator exposure in order to assure that adequate safeguards are maintained, to recognize when changes of equipment or procedure might result in increased exposure, and to adopt methods to prevent such exposure. 
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of aspects of basic physics including the concepts of energy, electrical power and types of circuits, construction and use of x-ray tubes and the properties of x-rays in order to understand the operation of the x-ray equipment, monitor the equipment for proper operation, make changes to standard procedures to compensate for equipment aging, and determine when maintenance or repair is needed. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of physiology and anatomy, such as the location, appearance and function of various major and minor systems susceptible to Radiologic exposure and the physical abnormalities with most diseases or lesions which are customarily depicted by the procedures performed in the IR Clinic, in order to interpret examination requests accurately 
  • Demonstrate knowledge required to operate intravenous (I.V.) pumps and high pressure dye injector pump and to interpret proper settings as directed by the radiologist. Required to know how to recognize, understand, and correct abnormal conditions and alarms produced by this equipment. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic nursing practices related to IR, such as administration of oxygen and performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Scrubs in, when directed to by the radiologist, to assist with the procedure being performed. 
  • Understand and operate state of the art Digital Subtraction Angiography equipment, stationary and portable, and portable x-ray machines. 
  • Assists the physician (radiologist) in conducting highly specialized diagnostic examinations in the IR Clinic.
  • Scrub in with the physician to assist handing off medical instruments (catheters, guidewires, dilators, needles, sponges, flush and contrast solutions. Dress operation site as needed. 
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of sterile technique, to assist physicians and nurses throughout the procedure. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic nursing practices related to IR such as administration of oxygen and emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
  • Demonstrate awareness of vital sign monitors and is able to recognize abnormal settings/trends. Prepare opaque media, loads and operates high pressure injector systems. 
  • Prepare intravenous infusions and sets up and programs infusion pumps. 
  • Understand and practices all safety regulations such as quality accreditation, radiation safety, standard and Transmission-based precautions. 
  • Responsible for all aspects of patient care while the patient is in the clinic. This includes correct recording on pertinent paperwork for patient care. 

Interventional Radiologic Technologist Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • Computer Competency 
  • Experience within the last 3 years with preferably 2 years working in an Interventional Radiology laboratory
  • Graduation from an interventional radiology technologist education program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR 
  • 2 year of experience as an Interventional Radiology
  • Certified Cardiovascular Perfusionist (CCP) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP), with at least fifteen (15) years of perfusion experience in a hospital setting.
  • Certificate of Vascular-Interventional Radiology (VIR or Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology (CVIR)
  • ARRT as a Registered Technologist (R.T.) (ARRT). 
  • Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments related to prevention, and detection of illnesses in adults, is desirable. 
  • Knowledgeable in professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform radiologist assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing adult and geriatric patients, as appropriate. 
  • Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records. 
  • U.S Citizen 
  • Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers. 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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