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Special Procedures Technologist Interventional Radiology IR

Company: Banner Health
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name:Angiography-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical Care$15,000 Sign-On BonusInnovation and highly trained staff. Our Medical Imaging team members play a critical role in ensuring the best care for our patients. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence and begin making a difference in people's lives.Join Banner Desert and be part of our amazing team of professionals! As our Interventional Radiology Technologist, you will learn from our team of experienced IR techs as well as a team of physicians who will rely on you to add to their procedure with your knowledge and skills. We have two IR techs per room with one RN. The Special Procedures Technologist (Interventional Radiology) will support IR procedures as a Specials Technologist, including scrubbing cases, circulating, and c-arm and IR suite operation. Our procedures include, but are not limited to, Vascular Interventions, Device Implants, Central Line Placement, Stroke Thrombectomies, Neuro Interventions, etc. Prior hospital, IR or Cath Lab experience, highly preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate for the job! BLS certification is required. We work closely as a team to treat our patients. If you're looking to join a multifaceted, challenging, educational, rewarding team, then we would like to review your application. Take the next step of your health care journey and join our amazing Medical Imaging department where we aim to lead the way in healthcare innovation.Full Time Days, 40 hours per week4 10 hour shifts Monday through Friday, rotating. Call requirements: 1-2 weekends per 6 weeks and 12 night call shifts per 6 weeks; Holiday is a rotation schedule.This opportunity offers a weekend schedule which is eligible for a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential.$15,000 sign-on incentive for candidates with 12 months of cath lab or IR experience, requires a 2 year commitment OR $7,500 sign-on incentive for candidates with less than 12 months of cath lab or IR experience, requires a 2 year commitment.Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Children's Hospital at Desert If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Banner Children's Hospital at Desert in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.POSITION SUMMARY
This position performs prescribed specialized radiographic procedures as directed by following department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Performs radiographic diagnostic/interventional special procedures by following and verifying referring providers' orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

2. Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.

3. Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

4. Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies. Demonstrates competence in the administration of radiopharmaceuticals and other approved medications.

5. Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to radiation safety policies.

6. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

7. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.

8. Independently performs prescribed radiographic procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols to patients. Internal customers: All levels of medical imaging and nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Certificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program.

Requires national certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by state regulatory agency if applicable. Advance certification by accrediting body in specialty required if applicable within 18 months of hire (and/or equivalent clinical experience for Cath Lab only). BLS certification.

This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 2 years of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Mesa , Special Procedures Technologist Interventional Radiology IR, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona

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