Requisition # 62055
LPH Interventional Rad
64 hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
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The new 53 bed hospital in Longmont will join UCHealth and Longmont Clinic's proud tradition of superior care and unwavering commitment to patients and the communities we serve. Longs Peak Hospital combines a high energy environment and a "patient first mentality," giving employees the opportunity to deliver the highest quality care to patients. The highest quality of care gives patients access to advanced treatments, complex surgeries and innovative clinical trials across the entire UCHealth system.
Summary - Interventional Technologist II
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
- 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 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.
- Assists with monitoring patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
- Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.
- Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
- Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program
- Registered as a Technologist (RT) and certified in vascular-interventional radiology (VI) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (ARRT). State licensure if required by law.
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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