University of Utah Health Care

  • Interventional Radiologic Technologist

    Requisition Number
    32259
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    Monday-Friday
    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
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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.

    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

    • Ability to complete ARRT Registration for Vascular Interventional Radiography (VI) within one year of hire.

    Licenses Required

    • Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah.
    • ARRT Registration as a Radiologic Technician R.T. ( R) (ARRT).
    • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
    * 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 intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.

    Physical Requirements

    Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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