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Summary – Interventional Technologist I Performs imaging and interventional procedures to diagnose and treat vascular conditions in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
This position will be for Complex Vascular/Cardiac cases in an OR Environment in Hybrid OR's. EVAR, FEVAR, TEVAR, Physician Modified Endovascular AAA Repair in a Hybrid OR, TAVR, Lead Extraction, and other complex Endovascular and Cardiac cases utilizing knowledge of fluoroscopy, CArm trouble shooting, and image processing.
This position will be based in the inpatient operating rooms at the University of Colorado Hospital. The tech will primarily work with five vascular surgeons and the vascular surgery nursing team performing a wide variety of endovascular and hybrid procedures. Examples include both complex and basic aortic aneurysm repair, treatment of aortoiliac and peripheral arterial occlusive disease, mesenteric arterial disease, venous disease and dialysis access. Come join this innovative and exciting team!
· Prepares patients for procedures by reviewing medical history, draping and positioning the patient, preparing procedural/testing sites and administering contrast media and/or medications within the scope of practice
· Assists physician with performing diagnostic and therapeutic vascular interventional procedures
· Performs related imaging procedures
· Analyzes results and takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues
· Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation
Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program
Registered as a Technologist (R)
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
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