Fairview Health Services is searching for an Interventional (IR) Technologist who is looking for a rewarding career in our Interventional Imaging department located at our Southdale Hospital campus.
This is a benefit eligible, day position, 8 hour shifts with a weekend call requirement.
This position is eligible for a $4000 Sign-On Bonus!
The IR Technologist provides services to patients and physicians through the creation of high-quality diagnostic imaging, provides quality age-appropriate patient care according to established standards of practice, and works collaboratively with all members of the health care team. The interventional technologist assists with invasive procedures in the Interventional angio suites, collects and assesses image data and performs scrub role assisting the radiologist.
Maintains patient care
Participates in creating a culture of patient safety
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency preparedness
Verify patient identification and documentation
Communicate with and educate patient regarding pertinent information during all aspects of the procedure.
Achieves quality diagnostic images through correct patient positioning and use of technical factors according to protocols.
Proficient in patient preparation and sterile tray set up.
Ensures patient data integrity
Identifies relevant data from images accurately.
Communicates pertinent data clearly to the appropriate health care professional
Accurately completes computer functions; edits, scheduling, billing, status changes and image transfers in a timely manner
Accurate image marking and digital image manipulation and archiving
Accurate and timely identification and uploading of images into PACS.
Participates as an active team member
Orients and mentors new employees and students
Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives
Responsible for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position
Cleans and maintains rooms and supplies
Provides integrated services with customers and care partners to ensure high quality care.
Contributes to a positive work environment
Performs other duties as assigned
Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines
Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is working properly.
Maintains a high level of competency
Accepts new technology as its introduced into the facility
Participates in Quality Assurance testing as required by regulatory agencies and/or manufacturer recommendations.
Applies major principals of radiation safety at all times.
Applies established standards of aseptic technique during patient preparation, draping and set up for all procedures.
During invasive procedures able to achieve and maintain homeostasis manually or with mechanical device of physician choice when required.
Assists the radiologist with required catheter and wire manipulation while maintain the required sterile technique.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
1 year experience as an Interventional technologist
ARRT IR certification or successful completion within 18 months of hire
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.