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Phoenix Children's Hospital Interventional Radiology Technologist in Phoenix, Arizona

Interventional Radiology Technologist

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Interventional Radiology

Category: Radiology/Imaging Svcs

Location: Phoenix

Posting #: 597221

Date Posted: 5/24/2021

Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position performs radiographic procedures for interventional studies in specialized areas.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team

  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication

  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals

  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future

  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  • This position receives supervision of work activities from the Mgr, Diagnostic Imaging and this position does not supervise any other position.

  • Coordinates daily work schedule with Radiologists and responds to emergencies as they occur.

  • Demonstrates competency in use of all applicable aspects of the RIS and PACS.

  • Orders, maintains, and understands the use and function of all ancillary equipment used in both diagnostic and therapeutic examinations.

  • Participates in continuing education. Trains with IV team prior to performing venous punctures. Takes certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

  • Perform venous punctures and maintains central venous line during examination. Is prepared to administer C.P.R. Operates radiographic equipment to produce angiographic, digital, and other specialized images.

  • Performs duties of Team Leader in his or her absence.

  • Performs follow-up observation and monitoring until patients leave the department.

  • Performs hemodynamic monitoring duties, which includes set-up and maintenance of transducer, physiological data recorder, ECG monitor, oxymetry, digital cardiac outputs, and peripheral vascular recorders.

  • Performs image manipulation according to department protocol.

  • Performs on-call duties and work variable shifts as assigned to meet department needs.

  • Performs quality control checks on equipment and ensures that proper procedures are followed.

  • Performs radiographic procedures for interventional studies. Prepares patients for procedures. Explains procedures. Injects approved medications under the direct presence and supervision of Radiologists performing diagnostic and therapeutic IR procedures.

  • Teaches use of IR equipment and procedures to staff. Performs research projects under the direction of Radiologists or Section Chiefs.

  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Phoenix Children’s also provides aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.