Dec 22, 2022

Senior Radiology Interventional Technologist

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, 98122, USA

Job Description


Senior Radiology Interventional Technologist - Assists the Interventional Radiologists, Neuroradiologists, Neurosurgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Thoracic Surgeons and Cardiologists during a variety of technical procedures including but not limited to percutaneous interventions, diagnostic and therapeutic vascular procedures, invasive procedures, biopsies, drain placements, AAA, TAG, ECMO, and Intra OP Angio for Craniotomy in any of 4 IR suites and in all Hybrid OR/IR rooms, under the direct supervision of a physician.

  • Demonstrates functional understanding of various interventional radiology imaging equipment to include digital x-ray and computer assisted applications.
  • Maintains ability to calibrate and perform analysis functions for vessel diameter and stenosis.
  • Understands the set-up and operation of monitoring equipment and vital sign recording. Provides for documentation in procedure flowsheet as necessary. Assesses patient vital signs and condition as required, notifying physician of any changes.
  • Maintains general knowledge of department medication stock and routes of administration.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work as a cohesive team member with all physicians (surgeons and interventional radiologists) fellows, residents, anesthesiologists, anesthesia techs, OR scrub techs, OR nurses, IR technologists, IR nurses, students and other ancillary department staff in a variety of roles including IR scrub tech, circulator, and monitor.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of a power injector and understands contrast utilization, precautions, and reaction treatments.
  • While monitoring case, records all components of case on monitor sheet.
  • Must be available for on-call shifts as necessary to include weekdays and weekends as assigned for vascular, neuro and interventional radiology.
  • Demonstrates ability to assist with neuro intervention procedures at a comprehensive stroke center and is knowledgeable and competent prepping and using the various supplies and equipment used in both IR only and neuro IR/OR hybrid procedures. Must be adaptable to varied working conditions and physician preferences Participates in research and drug trials when applicable.
  • Maintains skills for withdrawing and infusing through intra-arterial and intra-venous catheters.
  • Is proficient in 3-D acquisition and at the cockpit during Neuro hybrid, as well as procedures done with IR only in the IR suite. Must know how to reconstruct single and dual volume 3-D spins understands how to obtain a CT Dyna in neuro and uses the correct ratio of contrast and correct injector settings to visualize different structures in the head. Proficient at Aneurysm analysis and virtual stent. Demonstrates understanding of how to fuse CT Dyna and 3-D spin. Annotates vessels correctly and sends study along with raw data to PACS.
  • Is an integral player during IntraOp Craniotomy Cases in the Neuro Hybrid IR/OR.
  • Understands how to import previous study in Hybrid 9. Must be available to work with surgeons before AAA/TAG cases to set parameters from CT scan for 3-D and fusion.
  • Scrubs and assists the physician as needed during all interventional and hybrid procedures, (see job summary) both percutaneous and open procedures. Understands Roles in IR only cases vs. Hybrid cases both in the Vascular setting and Neuro setting.
  • Anticipates the needs of the physicians in the Vascular group, Neuro group and Radiologist group when scrubbing/circulating/monitoring and has an in-depth understanding of the type of procedure and steps necessary to perform it in neuro, vascular and body procedures
  • Communicates instructions clearly to a variety of patient types during procedures.
  • Accurately uses the inventory control system, which includes choosing the correct patient, correct supply, correctly returning unused supplies and reconciling at the end of the procedure. (Inventory systems vary by campus).
  • Reconciles outstanding patient identification issues (temporary pt registration) by end of shift.
  • Understands the complexities of procedure coding and charging and accurately documents required information and CPT codes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all Neuro and Neuro Hybrid procedures including but not limited to Craniotomy, Bypass, Pipeline, Lvis, mechanical thrombectomy both arterial and venous, carotid stent, WADA, Petrosal Sampling, venous sinus pressures, vasospasm, embolization for aneurysm/AVM/Dural Fistula/pre-surgical for tumor resection/Direct access for ophthalmic vein fistula, epitaxis etc.
  • Is familiar with the integration systems in each of the three Hybrid rooms.

Required qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training: Successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist program. Or equivalent education/experience
  • Coursework/Training: Successful completion of advanced training in Neuro, Vascular and Hybrid procedures including sign-off by IR preceptor, and demonstrate competency in Hybrid ORs at all locations.
  • A two-year invasive cardiovascular program and successfully pass an approved national exam for Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS).
  • 6 months Tier 1 technologist, demonstrate competency by successful completion of advanced training in Neuro, Vascular and Hybrid procedures including sign-off by IR preceptor, and demonstrate competency in Hybrid ORs at all locations.
  • Washington Radiologic Technologist
  • Required upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association
  • Required upon hire: National Registered Technologist - Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Required upon hire: National Registered Technologist - Cardiac-Interventional Radiography Or
  • Required upon hire: National Registered Technologist - Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiography Or
  • Required upon hire: National Registered Technologist - Vascular-Interventional Radiography Or
  • Required upon hire: National Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist - Cardiovascular Credentialing International

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years Experience as an Interventional Technologist preferred, or as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist.
  • Provider Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 141673

Company: Swedish Jobs

Job Category: Diagnostic Imaging

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Per-Diem

Job Shift: Day

Career Track: Clinical Professional


Address: WA Seattle 500 17th Ave

Pay Range: $48.89 - $74.95

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.