University of Utah Health Care

  • Interventional Radiologic Technologist (both Non-Certified and Certified positions)

    Requisition Number
    35189
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    4 10 hr shifts
    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

    We are growing and looking for both CERTIFIED and NON-CERTIFIED Interventional Radiologic Technologists to join our amazing team! 

     

    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

     

    University of Utah Health was ranked 35th in the nation as one of America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes in 2018, and is the only health care provider from the state of Utah to receive the designation.  The University of Utah Hospital also received the award for the Best Hospital in Utah in 2018!  University of Utah Health credits its employees for its national ranking as a top 10 academic medical center for quality and safety for NINE consecutive years.  Not surprisingly, health care organizations with higher levels of staff engagement also have higher patient satisfaction scores, better staff retention, and a stronger culture of safety.  It’s a great place to work and live, and the nation is taking note! 

     

    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

    NON Certified Qualifications

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

     

    • 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).

    CERTIFIED Qualifications

    • One year of experience in Vascular Interventional Radiology or Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology. 

     

    • 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.
    • ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:  ARRT Registration for Vascular Interventional Radiography R.T. (VI) (ARRT) - or - ARRT (CI)

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Six months of Angiography experience preferred.
    • 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

    Climbing, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

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