Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, functions as a lead or resource person for personnel involved in Angiography procedures, in addition to performing Angiography Technologist duties as required. Coordinates the flow of work, delegates, oversees and guides staff in carrying out their respective duties. Follows up on activities of Angiography Technologists or assigned personnel, resolves routine and complex problems and ensures that department is operating in a safe and efficient manner. Monitors the quantity and quality of work flow to ensure work is completed. Ensures that prescribed diagnostic procedures are performed according to department standards. Recommends personnel actions by providing input for performance appraisals, hiring decisions and progressive disciplines up to termination of employment. Assists with monitoring performance improvement plans. Has the responsibility for scheduling of and timekeeping for angiography technologists. Able to take call/standby as required by the department.
1. Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Radiology (RT) or Vascular-Interventional Radiography (VI) or Cardiovascular-Interventional (CV).
2. Required to have or successfully complete American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BLS) training by end of orientation period.
1. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) within 6 months of hire for employees working in adult setting or Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) within 1 year of hire for employees working in a cardiology setting.
2. Two or more years progressively more responsible Interventional Radiology work experience.
1. Analytical and clinical skills necessary to determine the most age appropriate method of providing requested radiographs specific to patient's physical ability and/or limitations.
2. Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to deal effectively with and instruct patients who may be under physical/emotional stress; ability to comprehend and follow physicians verbal and written request and prescriptions; ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse atmosphere with a variety of hospital personnel and/or patients.
3. Technical knowledge necessary to operate equipment including but not limited to all specialized equipment and computers.
4. Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities.
5. Knowledge and understanding of American College of Radiology requirements for accreditation.
6. Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients. Physical ability to stand, bend, push, pull, reach and lift in order to provide patient care.
7. Manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate and utilize all types of imaging equipment and supplies in order to produce images of acceptable diagnostic quality.
Additional core skills that are required:
1. Gather and interpret data, to identify discrepancies, problems or issues, to obtain advice when precedents are unclear or unavailable and to determine methods for ensuring compliance with departmental policies and procedures.
2. Use appropriate discretion in communication and provide conflict resolution when necessary within the department. Diplomacy, tact and listening skills are required.
3. Leadership skills including demonstrated willingness to pursue leadership roles with increasing levels of accountability, comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling skills, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others and to forge alliances and garner support.
If Other Shift, Specify: on call coverage during week and weekends-rotating
Shift Begin: 7:00 AMShift End: 5:30 PM
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Internal Number: 1905013791
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