University of Utah Health Care

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Interventional Radiologic Technologist

Interventional Radiologic Technologist

Requisition Number 
27011
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
Full-Time
Shift 
Day
Work Schedule 
4 10hr shifts with rotating call
Location Name 
University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? 
Yes
City 
SALT LAKE CITY
State 
UT
Department 
UUH ANC 12C RAD SPECIAL PROCED
Category 
Radiology / Imaging

More information about this job

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing angiography and specialized abdominal and neurovascular types of interventional radiology.

This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patient and equipment for catheterization procedures by preparing site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and setting-up pressure transducers and tubing.
  • Performs specialized vascular and neuro procedures.
  • Selects and modifies technical factors to produce optimum diagnostic results with the least practical radiation exposure to the patient.
  • Assists and supports the physician during specialized vascular and neuro radiographic procedures.
  • Administers contrast media under direct supervision of a physician.
  • Assists with the department’s quality control program.
  • Tests, monitors and maintains equipment for proper and safe operation.
  • May act as a preceptor and instruct new technologists and students.
  • Restocks supplies when time allows.
  • Is available on a rotational call schedule for procedures after normal hours.
  • Supports the Vascular OR with tech coverage.
  • Completes ARRT Registration for Vascular Interventional Radiography (VI) within one year of hire.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
  • Ability to provide care to the population served.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems effectively.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
  • Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah.
  • ARRT Registration as a Radiologic Technician R.T. ( R) (ARRT).

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

 

  • Six months of Angiography experience preferred.
  • ARRT Registration as R.T. (VI).
  • ACLS may be required by some departments.

 

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking