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.
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 preferences Participates in research and drug trials when applicable.
Maintain skills for withdrawing and infusing through intra-arterial and intravenous catheters.
A two-year invasive cardiovascular program and successfully pass an approved national exam for Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS).
Successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist program Or equivalent education/experience
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.
6 months 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.
Experience as an Interventional Technologist preferred, or as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist.
At the time of hire must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT.
Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license required.
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.
Must maintain CPR certifications, (ACLS preferred)
Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage that start on your first day
Retirement program that helps you prepare for your future
Life and AD&D insurance
Health Reimbursement and Savings Accounts (HRA, HSA, FSA)
Health assessment and personal coaching to help you meet your goals
Incentives for participation in healthy activities
Caregiver Assistance Program (for employees) offering work/life services, resources and expertise when you need it
Weight management, tobacco cessation and diabetes programs
Volunteers in Partnership program to match you with volunteer opportunities that support our communities
Support for life events such as birth, adoption, marriage or other changes to your family
Ergonomics and injury prevention to promote safe work environments
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement to support your education as you tackle your career goals