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Interventional Technologist/Interventional Technologist Advanced

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a casual Interventional Technologist or Interventional Technologist Advanced for the Neuro Interventional department! The schedule will consist of daylight shifts between the hours of 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with rotating on-call and weekend/holiday responsibilities. Additionally, this role will support the Neuro IR departments at both UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Mercy.

Whether you are an experienced imaging professional looking to pick up extra hours or a new graduate eager to apply your education, this could be your opportunity! 

Final candidates will be selected for a job title within the career ladder that reflects level of education, experience, and manager discretion at the time of offer.  The Interventional Technologist Advanced starting rate is $25.81/hour.

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.
  • Demonstrates 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.
  • Supports other departments performing general radiographic procedures, if needed.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.
  • Interventional Technologist Advanced requires a minimum of 2 years IR experience and secondary registration in VI required or equivalent.


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
  • Act 34

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