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Special Procedures Technologist

Interventional Radiology 
AM Shift 

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Assist in the performance of Interventional Radiologic Procedures such as arteriography, venography, transluminal angioplasty, stents, venous access, percutaneous drainages, biopsies, myelography and other invasive procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of a 2 year AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: Consideration will be made for any currently registered Radiologic Technologist with at least one (1) year successful Radiologic Technologist experience and  willing to cross train into Special Procedures may be considered. Promotion to the position of Special Procedures Technologist will occur after demonstration of competency to perform the duties of this position and the ability to be on-call within ninety (90) days from the start of training. Extension of competency assessment (not to exceed a total of one (1) year) may be determined and granted by the Director of Imaging Services.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) (R);

Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) (VI) in Vascular-Interventional Radiology (must become certified within two years of being hired);

Current South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association (SCRQSA) current license.
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the following patient population:        
    • Adult (18 years to 65 years)        
    • Geriatric (over 65 years)           
    • Bariatric
  • Perform all duties and tasks assigned the Special Procedure Technologist.
  • Apply knowledge of the principles of radiation protection for the patient, self, and others and wears a radiation dosimeter and protective lead as assigned while on duty.
  • Apply knowledge of anatomy, positioning and radiographic techniques to accurately demonstrate anatomical structures on radiograph.
  • Determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic technique with a minimum amount of radiation exposure to the patient.
  • Assist the Radiologist in performing invasive procedures to include but not limited to, arteriography, venography, transluminal angioplasties, stents, venous access, percutaneous drainage procedures, biopsies, myelography, acute stroke therapy, vascular embolization’s and other interventional  procedures.
  • Responsible for taking on call assignments on a rotational basis for all shifts as assigned.
  • Operates all Interventional equipment.
  • Practice proper sterile techniques in setting up procedural trays and opening supplies for Interventional procedures.
  • Assists the radiologists in the use of guidewires and catheters when performing invasive procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists with patient transport whenever necessary.
  • Clocks in/out according to hospital policy and approves time in Kronos at the end of pay period.
  • Attends staff meetings as required and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Volunteers and serves on various committees and work teams as requested.
  • Follows established  guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient condition which results in patient harm.
  • Adheres to policies of logging in/out of any information systems and maintains confidentiality of passwords, security codes and adheres and follows HIPPA guidelines.
  • Serves and protects the hospital community by ensuring adherence to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state and local requirements, and DNV.
  • Help evaluate any problem with equipment and have problems reported as needed for service.
  • Demonstrates good public relations and service excellence at all times,
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, i.e. fire diaster.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina