Multiple Positions Available - IMAGING TECHNOLOGISTS - IR
The Department of Radiology is hiring! We have several modalities open including IR. We are willing to train – Great opportunity to learn a new modality!
We are currently seeking full time Imaging Technologists in Interventional Radiology. Successful completion of two-year or other approved program by Joint Review Committee in Radiologic Technology Education is required. Current certification or eligibility for certification in diagnostic procedures by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required. Current Permit to Practice issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health for all radiographers operating ionizing radiation emitting equipment is required.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Perform and teach specialized interventional procedures utilizing complex imaging equipment with close patient monitoring during exam. Perform duties in interventional labs in Radiology and OR settings for routine and critical procedures. Work schedule is primarily Monday – Friday with rotating day and evening shifts; includes rotating on-call duties, weekends and holidays.
Perform IR procedures using a variety of complex imaging and patient monitoring equipment.
Assist in the use of complex medical equipment during interventional procedures, including, but not limited to angioplasty devices, stents, drains, and filters.
Has knowledge and understanding of key Service Excellence principles for interaction with patients and staff.
Establish rapport with patient and provide information about how the exam is performed and what is required of the patient.
Performs image processing using a variety of equipment during and after the procedure.
Use proper sterile techniques including skin preparation and IV placement; also vital sign monitoring and recording and basic life support knowledge.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing this job.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Successful completion of two-year or other approved program by Joint Review Committee in Radiologic Technology Education is required.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Recent work or clinical education experience in a radiology department is required.
Current certification or eligibility for certification in diagnostic procedures by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Permit to practice in the State of Iowa for all radiographers operating ionizing radiation emitting equipment is required.
Certification in Vascular Interventional Technology or experience in Interventional Radiology.
Recent work or clinical education experience in IR
Recent work or clinical education experience in a Level 1 Trauma Center
Internal Number: 19003088 19003303
About University of Iowa Health Care
About the Department of Radiology:
The Radiology Department includes thirty-seven staff physicians and over 200 imaging technologists and other healthcare providers. We offer excellence in patient care, education and research. Equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and expert providers, our department provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to patients both within the State of Iowa and surrounding areas.
About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine America’s Best Employers 2015 and 2016. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the Number 12 employer overall and Number 1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color..., national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.