at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
Are you seeking a Vascular Interventional Technologist role? Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital is the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore and has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and three-times recognized as a Magnet Status Hospital.
Incredible Work/Life benefits include an annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, an on-site gym, financial mentor, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and excellent discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We also provide tuition assistance for degreed programs, and for some Nursing programs, we offer to pre-pay. Our medical/dental/vision benefits are available to our caregivers on their first day of employment! And we offer two different mechanisms for planning for your retirement, a 403(b) and a defined contribution plan.
ChristianaCare VIR team environment is a home away from home. A team that cares about the quality that all caregivers bring and utilize to build a strong and unique team. Would you like to be part of that?
We are seeking a Vascular Interventional Technologist to assist the physicians during vascular interventional radiology procedures and process and store images created during the procedure.
Positions technical support for vascular interventional radiology procedures to include: arteriograms, embolization's, drain insertions, and other related procedures.
Responsible for technical support for vascular interventional radiology procedures
Ensures proper safety standards are met for compliance with departmental policies, radiation safety standards, and joint commission regulations.
Operates required imaging equipment using established guidelines and imaging protocols.
Instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties when necessary.
Performs quality assurance checks on equipment.
Demonstrates working knowledge of hospital information systems
Assists in maintaining supply inventory
Assists in departmental Performance Improvement assessments and initiatives
Serves as a technical resource to the full procedural team in support of the physician
Communicates appropriately with good interpersonal skills
Acts as a team member during procedures to assure a safe and efficient patient care on a daily basis.
Demonstrates compliance with Christiana Care and departmental policies and procedures
Performs duties of a scrub assistant during a procedure, including; controlling and manipulating guide wires and balloon catheters, and maintaining a sterile field.
3 weeks working in the CHR VIR department - 10-hour shifts 7 am - 5:30 pm. Late shift is 11 am - 7:30pm (0700-1730, 0700-1530 or 1100-1930 (rotates through all staff but primarily 0700-1730) at the Newark campus
Must rotate to the WILMINGTON VIR department 1 week out of 5. Hours are Monday through Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm
The on-call is 1 day a week - and every 5th weekend
**Must be able to get to the facility within 30 minutes for on-call**
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate of an approved school of radiologic technology
Interventional radiology procedural lab experience preferred
Current A.R.R.T registration
Current RTR Licensure with the State of Delaware
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.