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Interventional Technologist

  • Job ID: 177183649
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Mercy
  • Department: Interventional Radiology
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.13 to $37.83 / hour

Description

Are you someone who thrives on working with a close team? At UPMC Mercy, each department collaborates with one another, so you will experience a culture like no other. UPMC Mercy is Pittsburgh’s only Catholic hospital with specialized services, including the neurosciences, Level I trauma and burn services, women’s health, orthopaedics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. 

This full-time Interventional Technologist position will be scheduled for four 10-hour daylight shifts a week with call responsibilities.  Our IR department is a fast-paced, exciting department motivated to make a real impact on patient care!

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match, a generous sign-on bonus of $10,000 to those who qualify, and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!

Sign-On Bonus Details:

$10,000 for a 2-year commitment

Purpose: 
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers contrast in accordance with assigned protocols under the direction of the proceduralist.
  • Demonstrate proper positioning and appropriate radiographic techniques for all interventional procedures. 
  • Exhibits a clear understanding of correct patient preparation, equipment operations and patient monitoring systems.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. 
  • Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data.
  • Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Fosters an environment that supports aseptic technique during procedures and patient safety with the incorporation of a time-out process.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. 
  • Able to work as a team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • Support other departments performing general radiographic procedures, if needed.

 

Qualifications

Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • ARRT certified as a Radiologic Technologist is required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • ARRT Certificate
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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