Swedish Health Services Interventional Radiology Technologist II in Seattle, Washington
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus (Externals Only) and Relocation Available
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Interventional Radiology Technologist II (1.0 FTE, Days) to Interventional Radiology Department at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA
Assists the Interventional Radiologists, Neuroradiologists, Neurosurgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Thoracic Surgeons and Cardiologists during a variety of technical procedures including but not limited to percutaneous interventions, diagnostic and therapeutic vascular procedures, invasive procedures, biopsies, drain placements, AAA, TAG, ECMO, and Intra OP Angio for Craniotomy in any of 4 IR suites and in all Hybrid OR/IR rooms, under the direct supervision of a physician.
In this position you will:
Demonstrate functional understanding of various interventional radiology imaging equipment to include digital x-ray and computer assisted applications.
Maintain ability to calibrate and perform analysis functions for vessel diameter and stenosis.
Understand the set-up and operation of monitoring equipment and vital sign recording. Provides for documentation in procedure flowsheet as necessary.
Assess patient vital signs and condition as required, notifying physician of any changes.
Maintain general knowledge of department medication stock and routes of administration.
Demonstrate the ability to work as a cohesive team member with all physicians (surgeons and interventional radiologists) fellows, residents, anesthesiologists, anesthesia techs, OR scrub techs, OR nurses, IR technologists, IR nurses, students and other ancillary department staff in a variety of roles including IR scrub tech, circulator, and monitor.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of a power injector and understands contrast utilization, precautions, and reaction treatments.
While monitoring case, record all components of case on monitor sheet.
Must be available for on-call shifts as necessary to include weekdays and weekends as assigned for vascular, neuro and interventional radiology.
Demonstrate ability to assist with neuro intervention procedures at a comprehensive stroke center and is knowledgeable and competent prepping and using the various supplies and equipment used in both IR only and neuro IR/OR hybrid procedures.
Must be adaptable to varied working conditions and physician preferencesParticipates in research and drug trials when applicable.
Maintain skills for withdrawing and infusing through intra-arterial and intra-venous catheters.
Required qualifications for this position:
Successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist program.
Or a two-year invasive cardiovascular program and successfully pass an approved national exam for Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS).
Successful completion of advanced training in Neuro, Vascular and Hybrid procedures including sign-off by IR preceptor, and demonstrate competency in Hybrid ORs at all locations
Must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT.
Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license
Post primary certification in Interventional Radiology required within 2 years of hire for the RT or Certified by the Washington State Department of Health as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist and Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
6 months experience as Tier 1 technologist, demonstrate competency by successful completion of advanced training in Neuro, Vascular and Hybrid procedures including sign-off by IR preceptor, and demonstrate competency in Hybrid ORs at all locations.
Preferred qualifications for this position:
2 years experience as an Interventional Technologist preferred, or as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist.
About the Cherry Hill Campus
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system
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Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 287581
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