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Education & Experience Requirements
We are looking for IR Technologists (IR Tech) for an immediate travel opening in Reston, VA. The right IR Tech should have 1 year of recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.
As an IR Tech, you will be responsible for operating the fluoroscopic equipment and assisting the physicians with minimally invasive, image-guided procedures. IR Techs are also responsible for preparing and observing the patients undergoing the procedure and reporting abnormal activity.
As an IR Tech, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:
Confirm patient identification, review imaging requests and explain procedures to patients providing reassurance and support as required
Assist in scrubbing all diagnostic and interventional procedures
Monitor patient during all procedures
Demonstrate thorough knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices, and techniques on patient and operator exposure in order to assure that adequate safeguards are maintained
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.) and dye injector pumps
Maintain accurate patient records
Understand and use the McKesson PACS system
Must have 1 year of experience. Must have BLS, ACLS, and AART National certifications. Must possess a Certificate of Vascular-Interventional Radiology (VI) or Cardiac-interventional Radiology (CI), and state-specific licensing when required.
IR Techs should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean or stoop without difficulty. IR Techs must have a sound knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology.
BLS, 2 Years
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