HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Interventional Radiology Technologist (Special Procedures Technician), FT in Englewood, Colorado
The Interventional Radiology Department at Swedish Medical Center, Denver is the region's leader. Our program boasts: * Named first comprehensive stroke center in region * Performed the first successful IVC thrombectomy with AngioVac system * Leading center in Rocky Mountain region for portal vein thrombosis * First interventional radiology department in Colorado to preform aortic stent graph * The region's only interventional radiology department to offer four bioplane angio rooms * Vascular Malformation Center located on campus The/Special Procedures Technician/performs specialized and complex radiographic procedures including invasive neuro, vascular and interventional procedures. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Prepares reagents. * Positions patients and adjusts immobilization devices. * Explains procedures to patients and addresses concerns. * Moves x-ray equipment into specified position and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance. * Operates mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency department, or at patient's bedside. * Takes pictures and processes film. * Administers and records isotope dosage. * Scrubs and assists Radiologists in surgical setting. * Maintains and calibrates equipment. * Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Assists with transporting patients. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials. * Provides safe environment for administering of contrast material. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications include: * Graduate of an accredited program for Radiography. * ARRT (R)(VI) or (CV) certification required. * Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining. * Current Certification in Basic Life Support. * Minimum two years working as an Imaging Tech. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
Title: Interventional Radiology Technologist (Special Procedures Technician), FT
Location: Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03167-74787