University of Utah Health Interventional Radiologic Technologist in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
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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.
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.
- 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).
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
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.
Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking
Requisition Number 32426
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule 4 ten hour shifts
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department UUH ANC 12C RAD SPECIAL PROCED
Category Radiology / Imaging
The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.