The University of Kansas Health System Interventional Radiologic Technologist in KANSAS CITY, Kansas
We are looking for detail-oriented and very organized professionals who take pride in being part of a nationally recognized team who put the patient first. To be successful in this role, you will need to be knowledgeable, eager to learn more and makes patient safety a priority. We are looking for someone willing to go above and beyond and seeking to be the best at what they do.
Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region. Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures.
Must maintain competence in assisting during physician supervised procedures with proper sterile preparation of patient access areas, procedure trays and miscellaneous supplies and devices used during the procedure. This technologist is also accountable for ensuring the proper documentation of the use of contrast material and ensuring there is appropriate documentation related to patient charges.
Must maintain professional, clinical, and technical competency to perform radiologic diagnostic imaging procedures incorporating access techniques developed for specific vascular (arterial and venous), spinal, neurological and general chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremity locations.
Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by the supervisor, nurse manager or director.
Follows all organizational policies in regard to confidentiality, HIPPA and maintaining a safe and protected work environment; reports any action that is detrimental to co-workers, patients, physicians and this organization.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized work environment. Rooms and equipment should be properly cleaned prior to each procedure. Organizational policies for infection reduction are to be closely followed and maintained.
Personally responsible for maintaining required state and national licensure as a technologist, certification for life support response and IV competence; required to be able to understand and utilize the inventory tracking system and be able to order supplies when the opportunity presents.
Responsible for maintaining proper radiation protection (apron, thyroid, glasses) and ensuring that personal radiation monitoring device is worn appropriately at all times during procedures.
Participates with patient safety by participating in “time out” procedures, post procedure “huddles” and abiding by the organizational policies and guidelines related to Culture of Safety.
This technologist position does require participating in regular on-call responsibilities and is frequently required to stay and work overtime to provide coverage to complete patient care needs.
Participates in the training process developed for technologist preceptorship and provide assistance to Radiology residents as requested.
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Requirements for all Interventional Radiologic Technologist positions:
Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist Program
Kansas State Licensure (LRT)
Registered with the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT(R))
Preferred Qualifications for all Interventional Radiologic Technologist positions:
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
1-2 years of broad interventional exposure
Tier I Requirements:
- Must obtain Certification & Registration as a Vascular Interventional Technologist within 12 months of hire or transfer in order to continue employment
Tier II Requirements:
- Certification and registration as a Vascular Interventional Technologist [ARRT-(IR, VI, CV)]
Requisition ID: 2020-24780
Display Department Title: Interventional Radiology
External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System
External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com
Street: 4000 Cambridge Street