This position is located in the Radiology section at the OKC VA Health Care System. As a Lead Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Vascular/Interventional Radiology) you will provide radiological technologist services primarily in the area of Interventional radiology and vascular hybrid IR suites. IncludeThe Lead Radiology Technologist has the overall responsibility for the coordination and performance of procedures in Interventional Radiology. Determines staffing requirements based on past, present, and future workload patterns and develops the weekly/monthly schedules. Participates in the evaluation of interventional radiology employees. Responsible for the evaluation and completion of competency checklists and the Performance Appraisal process under the direction of the Chief Technologist. Responsible for the training of new technologists in Interventional Radiology; in the performance of procedures specific to that modality and organizational practices of the specific unit. Ensures that adequate quantities of Interventional supplies are available in both CT and I.R. suites to meet workload demands through a systemized process of ordering, receipt and inventory control. Performs interventional procedures utilizing surgical sterile technique in accordance to hospital policies set forth by Infection Control. Performs neuro, peripheral and visceral angiography, including angioplasty, stenting and embolization. Responsible for technical quality assurance of IR imaging examinations. Confers with the radiologist on any areas of concern and makes necessary adjustments to processes. Coordinates with the Radiology I.R. nurses and CT lead tech concerning appointment scheduling in determining the maximum number of procedures which can be performed in a designated time frame, in order to decrease backlog and accommodate emergent examinations and facilitate efficient throughput. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 0800-1630; rotating call Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600173300
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