| As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
HMC's RADIOLOGY Department has an outstanding opportunity for a Part Time (90% FTE) IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST- ANGIOGRAPHY. This individual will report to Imaging Supervisor and receive general direction from the Imaging Lead and/or Imaging Supervisor. The Imaging Technologist- Angiography will perform complex technical procedures and assist physicians during clinical and research examinations such as angioplasties, embolizations, and intracranial chemotherapy treatments, as well as participate in training of residents, fellows, and students. Additionally, the person in this role will:
Independently performs and assists the physicians in performing all vascular procedures, both body and neuro, including, but not limited to Embolizations, Angioplasty, Drug Infusions, Stent and filter placements and Pressure measurements.
Participates in performing diagnostic interventional Angiograms; monitor patient vital signs and conditions during examinations; perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) if necessary.
Is able to operate the following equipment/systems: PACS, Camtronics, Verisis Touchscan/Supply scan, Hospital Information system and the Radiology Information System. Able to print and retrieve images. Can implement downtime procedures as needed.
Assist in training new angiography technologist and residents. Participates in formal training programs for residents, fellows and student technologist.
Prepare patient for examination; explaining the procedure, making sure that there is a signed consent form. Prepare the area of access using sterile technique.
Performs or assists with Angiography procedures in areas outside Angio suite, such as Operating Room, using the OEC c-arm, Procedure Room 1, Procedure Room 2, and Main Radiology Department.
Provides the appropriate education to patient and their families prior to and post Radiology procedure.
Competitive candidates will possess interpersonal and communication skills required to promote positive relationships with patients, visitors, radiologist, technologist, and other medical centers personnel. Inherent to success in this position is willingness to continue education requirements set by the Department of Radiology.
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