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UPMC Interventional Tech (Full-Time) Interventional Radiology (UPMC Passavant) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Full-Time Interventional Tech to support our Interventional Radiology Unit at the McCandless location. IR Techs will scrub and circulate for IR and vascular surgery procedures. Salary will be determined based upon education and experience.

*Now offering a generous sign on bonus: $10,000 with a 2-year work commitment

Shift Details:

  • Monday-Friday

  • 4 10-hour shifts per week

  • On call 10-12 days per 8-week schedule including 1-2 weekends

  • Shifts will be further discussed during the interview

Responsibilities:

  • Administers contrast in accordance with assigned protocols under the direction of the proceduralist.

  • Demonstrate proper positioning and appropriate radiographic techniques for all interventional procedures.

  • Exhibits a clear understanding of correct patient preparation, equipment operations and patient monitoring systems.

  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect.

  • Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.

  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient’s fears and solicit their cooperation.

  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.

  • Fosters an environment that supports aseptic technique during procedures and patient safety with the incorporation of a time-out process.

  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures.

  • Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data.

  • Documents patient history in electronic record as required.

  • Support other departments performing general radiographic procedures, if needed.

  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational and Knowledge Requirements

Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.

Licenses and Certifications

  • ARRT Certificate

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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