You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Interventional Radiology Technologist / Special Procedures Technologist.
You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations.
Youâ™re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships, and especially your passion for patient care.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Our Interventional Radiology teams have helped thousands of people avoid surgery by performing minimally-invasive procedures for variety of conditions. We offer a wide array of services including diagnostic and interventional angiography, IVC filter placements, vertebroplasties, biopsies, TIPS, G-Tube placements, paracentesis, thoracentesis, fistulagrams and thrombolysis.
Some common medical specialties that often use IR include:
Heart and vascular â“ If you suffer from a condition such as arterial disease, deep venous thrombosis or varicose veins, there are many treatments available that can help you avoid open surgery. Learn more in our heart and vascular care section.
Cancer â“ Interventional radiology can help locate tumors and treat cancer using procedures such as chemoemobolization. Learn more in our cancer care section.
Men and womenâ™s health â“ Conditions such as uterine fibroids in women and varicocele embolization in men often can be treated with minimally invasive, minimally disruptive IR procedures.
We are proud to be an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and a private teaching hospital.
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence â“ Magnet designation â“ by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll honor each otherâ™s dignity and surpass the standards we set. Weâ™ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As an IR Tech / Special Procedures Tech, you need to know how to:
Acquire, manipulate, and process computer enhanced and radiographic images unitizing Interventional Radiology equipment.
Communicate with patients obtaining informed consents, pertinent clinical history and ensuring optimal results.
Collaborate and plan with Radiologist, referring physicians and technologists for the selection of procedural protocols.
Assist in the coordination of patient care activities.
Provide appropriate tray set-ups and perform surgical scrub procedures utilizing a thorough knowledge of sterile technique.
Perform IV contrast injections, starts IVâ™s and monitor patients under conscious sedation per hospital policy.
Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and requirements.
Demonstrate age related care skills as defined by unit patient population.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Graduate on an AMA-approved radiologic technology program
Current ARRT (R) credential
Demonstrated knowledge of cross-sectional and vascular anatomy and skill in recognition of normal and abnormal variants
Demonstrated knowledge of radiation safety
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within two (2) months of hire
Current ACLS certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire
Current RTRCV certification or the ability to obtain
Current VIR certification or the ability to obtain within twenty-four (24) months of hire
Previous experience as a staff technologist
At least one (1) year of experience in vascular/interventional imaging
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being an IR Tech / Special Procedures Tech on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20007001
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.