Radiology Technologist - Interventional Laboratories, Full-time, Days (Winfield, IL)
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Winfield, IL 60190
RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST – INTERVENTIONAL LABORATORIES, FULL-TIME, DAYS (WINFIELD, IL)
Winfield, Illinois JOB REQID 5151 JOB FUNCTION Imaging and Radiology SHIFT Day Job (1st)
At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better*
Performs all aspects of patient care in a manner which optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Performs all aspects of interventional procedure process including but not limited to: set up, patient preparation, procedures, supply management and room turnover. Pre-procedure: prepares by assessment of each patients relevant clinical data (laboratory values, allergies, history, etc.) prior to preparing patient for procedure or providing instructions/information to patient or significant others. Performs sterile table set up and patient preparation following aseptic techniques. Maintains medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures per department policy. Assists with terminal or routine room cleans as necessary. Demonstrates ability to scrub in and circulate on diagnostic and advanced interventional procedures with the physicians in at least two subspecialties (cath, IR, neuroIR, EP). Provides vascular sheath management (securementand removal) as directed by the physician, following department guidelines. Positions and drapes patient to facilitate optimal arterial or venous access for individual procedure type (i.e. dual access sites, trans-radial approach, etc.) while considering patient privacy and comfort. Assesses individual patient to determine appropriate procedure protocol and method of application for optimal imaging during specific procedural type. Performs intra-procedural clinical documentation via integrated medical record and hemodynamic system. Follows through for appropriate entries related to all procedural and/or supply charges. Assists with lifting, moving, positioning, and transporting patients to and from procedure table or room to other care areas. Employs imaging systems and accessory devices appropriately to achieve generation of quality diagnostic clinical data and procedural outcomes. Performs imaging procedures in accordance with radiation safety practices as determined by Illinois Dept. of Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Regulatory Commission to limit radiation exposure to patient, self and other healthcare team members
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.
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