The UI Heart and Vascular Center is seeking a full time (100%) Senior Imaging Technologist to operate digital angiography imaging equipment, physiologic recorder and analysis equipment. Perform scrub/circulating duties during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; facilitate handoff reporting while providing effective and efficient communication with patient/family and other customers of the lab. Under limited supervision.
This position is being posted simultaneously with job posting ID 21001835. Three candidates will be hired between the two job postings based on the qualifications of the candidate.
4 - 10 hour Day shifts with Rotating day off (Monday - Friday)
Night/Weekend/Holiday on-call assignment
Duties to Include:
Operates angiography imaging
Operates various analysis equipment; cardiac output computers, oxygen consumption monitors, oximeters, and hemochron machines.
Operates pressure injection systems for the delivery of contrast material to the patient as ordered by the cardiologist.
Prepares and operates the Intra-aortic Balloon Pump under the supervision and order of the cardiologist.
Maintains the operating condition of all radiologic equipment by means of quality control checks.
Performs general maintenance/cleaning and simple troubleshooting of all radiologic equipment, and initiates repair of equipment when needed.
Performs sterile table set-up and post procedure clean up.
Performs circulating duties including patient care, basic and advanced cardiovascular life support, vital sign monitoring, and preparation of the procedure site and accurate leveling of pressure transducers.
Provides instruction/orientation to trainees, students, and other hospital personnel on equipment operation, safety precautions, and procedures.
Assists the clinical supervisor with inventory and ordering of supplies as requested.
Shares on-call responsibilities.
Maintains current knowledge of developments in radiologic technology and related subjects by attending.
Meetings, continuing education programs, participation in professional organizations, and/or reading journals and publications. Follows general policies and procedures in accordance with regulations of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the Department of Internal Medicine, and UI Heart and Vascular Center.
Demonstrates acceptance of responsibility; pride in work performed; and flexibility in acceptance of assignments while consistently maintaining professional behavior and appearance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
A Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or other Allied Health Sciences discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
6 mos. imaging tech experience required (Cath or EP setting preferred).
Proven capacity to function with a high degree of autonomy while actively collaborating within a multi-disciplinary team is required.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required.
Ability to respond to on-call within 30 minutes is required.
Certification in American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and/or other radiologic related technological certification required.
Iowa Permit to Practice by the State of Iowa for all technologists operating ionizing radiation emitting equipment required.
Current certification in Basic and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support required.
1 year imaging tech experience (Cath or EP setting preferred) desired.
Previous experience using electronic medical records desired.
Knowledge of University policies, procedures and regulations desired.
Membership in position-related professional societies desired.
Application Process: In order to be considered applicants must upload a resume (cover letter preferred clearly addressing how the required and desired qualifications of this position have been met). Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
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.
Internal Number: 21001834_1620839268
About University of Iowa
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