Special Procedures Technologist

Job ID: J133946
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Nov 6, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Performs prescribed special procedures such as: interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic angiography and related special procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Positions patients, selects anatomical and technical parameters accurately for independent imaging of special procedures per established protocol. Prepares for and assists the physician and/or physician assistant while performing procedures.(40%)
  • Implements radiation protection and patient safety standards.(15%)
  • Completes all required documentation for procedures e.g. regulatory, billing protocols and image distribution.(15%)
  • Prepares contrast media, practices aseptic technique pre-, during, and post- special procedures.(15%)
  • Maintains adequate supplies for efficient section/department operations. Participates in inventory control and monitoring.(15%)
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • ARRT certification required
  • Advanced certification preferred and may be required within 12 months of hire.
  • Current CPR certification required upon hire.
  • 1 year experience as a radiologic technologist required.

 

Preferred

  • Previous special procedure experience preferred.

Summary

Status: Full-time, 80 hours per pay Shift: Monday-Friday with off shift and weekend call Union Performs prescribed special procedures such as: interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic angiography and related special procedures.

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