This position functions in the Hybrid OR and Endoscopy Unit as an integral member of our team approach to patient care. The Hybrid OR and Endoscopy Radiologic Technologist, in collaboration with physicians and nurses, strives to provide high quality care to every patient coming through the unit. Daily assignments vary due to the range of procedures that may be completed. This position rotates between the South Operating Room and the dual locations of Endoscopy at MPV/CHH2 with call requirements.
The Hybrid OR and Endoscopy Radiologic Technologist provides direct patient care using medical imaging techniques to help the physicians in diagnosis and/or treatment. Provides assistance with radiographic procedures to demonstrate vascular and non-vascular structures for interpretation and/or therapeutic intervention. Delivers appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Ensures the radiation safety for all patients as well as the other team members involved in the procedure.
WORKING CONDITIONS :
Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers, including making correct judgments ensuring safe conditions for patients, families, and other personnel.
Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment. Significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones, and fax.
Fast paced admit/recovery environment, with often competing priorities and quick turn-over of patients.
Must have the ability to change work location based upon procedure volumes and staffing needs.
Assignment includes OR procedures, Endoscopy procedures, inpatient, day patient, outpatient workflows, and three work sites (South Waterfront/CHH2 as well as the south OR and MPV Endoscopy Unit at the Main OHSU Hospital).
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