Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology Technologist

Job Number
202834
Banner Estrella Medical Center
Shift
Day
Department
Banner Estrella Medical Center - Cardiac Cath Lab-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
9201 West Thomas Road
City & State
US-AZ-Phoenix
Posting Category
Medical Imaging / Radiology
New Grad
No

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The Banner Estrella Medical Imaging team is hiring for a full time Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology Technologist. Our ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience in the Cath lab / IR, be ARRT, ACLS and BLS certified and exhibit the 3 E's - Energy, Enthusiasm and Excitement.

 

Your scope of practice in this role will include the following:

Scrubbing and monitoring cases with Interventional Cardiologists and Interventional Radiologists during cases such as left and right heart catheterizations, percutaneous coronary interventions, loop recorders, STEMIs, vascular line placement, implanted vascular access devices, feeding tube placement, complex angiography (peripheral angios, uterine fibroid embolizations, EKOS, GI Bleeds, TIPS, etc.).  You will be joining a highly functioning team in a Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology shared lab with three angio suites and one currently under construction.  Looking for a highly efficient and experienced candidate to be immediately engaged with our team. 

 

The work schedule is four ten hour shifts along with on call commitments during the week and weekends.

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About Banner Estrella Medical Center
Banner Estrella Medical Center is a 305-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of health care services to the fast growing communities of west Phoenix. Opened in 2005, this is an innovative, fully electronic facility that features electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, digital radiography, sophisticated ICU monitoring and much more. In fact, we've been named one of the "ten most innovative hospitals in the country" by Newsweek Magazine and are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. The hospital is also designed to provide a soothing, healing atmosphere for both patients and their family members. We encourage the use of such therapies as pet therapy, aromatherapy, spiritual care and Reiki Therapy.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job 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.

 

Essential Functions

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

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

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

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

 

  • 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.

 

 

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.Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months in the area of specialty.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.