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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Interventional Radiologic Tech
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Associate's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduate of an AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology.

Minimum Work Experience
1 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 1 year of clinical Interventional experience in a hospital environment.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Understands and performs all aspects of neuro, vascular and nonvascular interventional exams.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Performance of Special Imaging Procedures
  1. Direct and control the flow of patients.
  2. Serve as department liaison with nursing service and anesthesia.
  3. Perform daily quality control testing of equipment specific to interventional radiology.
  4. Understand and perform all aspects of neuro, vascular and non-vascular interventional exams.
  5. Assist interventional physicians as directed and in the diagnostic area when necessary.
  6. Schedule exams as required.
Quality Control
  1. Assure permanent film identification by using lead markers.
  2. Identify each radiograph/image with proper and permanent patient data.
  3. Follow correct procedures regarding warm-up, use and shut-down of equipment.
  4. Check paperwork, film jackets and patient charges for accuracy prior to submission and complete RIS assignments immediately following exam.
  5. Ensure cleanliness of exams rooms and equipment by all personnel.
  6. Assume Quality Assurance responsibilities to assist technologists and radiologists in determining acceptability of images.
Patient Care
  1. Greet patients respectfully, introduces self to patient and treat all patients/families in a kind, courteous and professional manner.
  2. Assure room is prepared & stocked prior to start of exam.
  3. Explain exam to patients/parents.
  4. Make every attempt to meet scheduled appointment times and accommodate stat or add-on requests.
  5. Communicate with patient throughout the exam and release patient/parent with appropriate follow-up info.
  6. Present a neat and professional image via appropriate dress and grooming.
  7. Equally share on-call responsibilities with all interventional technologists.
Clinical Safety
  1. Adhere to all OSHA regulations.
  2. Inquire about menstrual status and possibility of pregnancy for female adolescents and teens.
  3. Shield patients whenever possible.
  4. Practice personal radiation safety.
  5. Ensure Time Outs are conducted prior to start of procedure.
  6. Train and orient new technologists within the Modality.
  7. Troubleshoot equipment and computer issues in conjunction with Radiology Manager and IT staff.
  8. Ensure all staff comply with departmental requirement for use of personal protection equipment and monitoring (lead Aprons, gloves and wearing film badge).
Professional Development
  1. Maintain A.R.R.T. certification.
  2. Biennially update CPR certification.
  3. Complete mandatory annual reviews.
  4. Attend seminars and in-services.

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Organizational Commitment/Identification
  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.