Interventional Radiology (IR) Technologist

Job Description

Interventional Radiology (IR) Technologist, First Shift, Interventional Radiology Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time IR Technologist for the Interventional Radiology department at UC Medical Center.

The IR Technologist will support UC Medical Center's Interventional Radiology Department by delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

As an important member of our Interventional Radiology Team, you'll gain vast clinical experience working in our fast-paced, level 1 trauma center. As an IR Technologist, you are given the opportunity to experience body and neuro procedures to enhance your skillset and confidence. Within our learning-intensive department, prepare to expand your knowledge and experience as you join our collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities

The Interventional Radiology Technologist prepares patients for procedures, providing clear understandable instructions. Respects the rights, privacy, and property of others.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media under MD supervision.
  • Provides knowledgeable assistance in obtaining necessary images.
  • Demonstrates compliance with infection control guidelines and hand hygiene policies.
  • Utilizes personal protective equipment and standard precautions in relation to exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
  • Maintains sterile technique while preparing sterile tray and draping patient.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately when emergencies occur.
  • Monitors radiation exposure to patient and regulates time and intensity of dose to protect patient and other team members, Notifies MD of prolonged exposure.
  • Reports to radiation physicist per hospital policy.
  • Monitors contrast usage during case.
  • Keeps MD aware of contrast usage during procedure.
  • Demonstrates proper hemostasis techniques including manual pressure and vascular closure devices.
  • Participates in continuing education activities to promote professional growth.
  • Contributes to quality control programs and maintains appropriate records and supplies.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Associate's degree. Completion of AMA approved program in radiologic technology or Associate's degree of science in radiologic technology.
  • Must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Valid Ohio radiologic license.
  • 1-2 years equivalent experience, required.

Hours: Full-time, 33 hours/week

Shift: First Shift

Join our team as an Interventional Radiology Technologist in our Radiology department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment