Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Interventional Technologist

    Job Title
    Interventional Technologist
    Job ID
    27465185
    Location
    Washington,  DC
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire an Interventional Technologist who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 
     
    The Interventional Technologist:
    Operates laser imagers, and Radiographic / Fluoroscopic equipment to obtain radiographic images.

    Uses appropriate technique and shielding combination to obtain optimal images while adhering to ALARA principles.  Programs machine to the proper voltage current and desired exposure time as dictated by the physician.

    Assists physicians with specialized diagnostic and interventional procedures by handling equipment, preparing procedure and instrument trays, prepping and explaining procedures to patients and other related tasks under the supervision of an Interventional Radiologist. Uses EKG equipment, Intravenous pumps, Blood Pressure equipment, pulse oximeter and related routine equipment to maintain continuous patient care.

    Maintains imaging equipment. Prepares patient's room, equipment, supplies, and contrast media.

    Address patient concerns during the procedure and explain the process to the patient to provide comfort, ensure their safety, and guarantee they are receiving the best care possible.

    Notifies appropriate health care provider when immediate clinical response is necessary based on procedural findings and patient condition

    Troubleshoots equipment to ensure equipment is running smoothly to avoid downtime

    Conducts daily QA and equipment warm-up per established standards 


    Qualified candidates will possess:

    Graduate from an accredited radiologic technologist program.

    Three (3) years’ experience as a Radiologic Technologist, including one year of recent experience in Interventional Radiology (IR) required.

    ARRT certifications (e.g. CV, VI, CI) required.

    Basic Life Support (BLS) required


    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
     

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

     

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