Interventional Tech, Full Time
Area of Talent: Allied Health & Technical
Organization: The Valley Hospital
Department: VH NEURO VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL LABS
Status: Full Time
Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY:
To perform professional duties to include a variety of technical procedures involving the application of prescribed ionizing radiation for cardiac, neuro and vascular diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Two years of formal radiologic technology training in a school approved by the Council on Education of the American Medical Association, successful completion of the Association’s examination and/or formal training in Cardiovascular Technology.
Call requirements are every 3rd weekend and 2 nights per week, subject to change based on departmental needs.
Previous practical experience as a staff Radiologic Technologist and/or Cardiovascular Technician experience.
Certification from the State of New Jersey X-ray Technician Board of Examiners required and ARRT certification preferred, CPR certification and unit based orientation. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and risk factors. Physical dexterity to operate sensitive equipment to produce recordings and to perform tests on patients requiring placement of equipment in sensitive areas. Demonstrates effective interactive and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills. Ability to perform work accurately and pay attention to details, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to function competently in stressful situations and a changing work environment related to changing patient needs, including working with patients with acute, chronic and complex disease processes and those who are dying. Ability to work cooperatively within the healthcare system, with patients and family members and with multidisciplinary team members (i.e. physicians, Respiratory, DI, LAB, etc.). Ability to use critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to effectively problem-solve and deliver care.
Location: Ridgewood, NJ