Angiography Technologist

MedStar Health - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)3.8


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis —caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.

General Summary of Position:
The incumbent in this position performs neuro and vascular interventional examinations in accordance with established protocols, as directed by the attending radiologist. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

Qualifications:
Graduate of AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.

Associate of Science in Radiologic Science required.

As part of their education, candidates must also demonstrate competency in didactic coursework and an ARRT-specified list of clinical procedures by completing competency requirements established for the discipline in which they are seeking certification and registration.

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists RT (R).

CPR certification also required.

Certification in Vascular Interventional (VI), Cardiac-Interventional (CI), or Cardiovascular (CV) certification preferred or must be obtained within 1 year of hire.

Associates must comply with the ARRT Rules and Regulation and the ARRT Standards of Ethics.

A minimum of six months hands-on training is required.

Prior clinical experience required.

Must be familiar with and able to perform and/or learn the technical operations during such procedures as angiograms, angioplasties, embolizations, dilations, biopsies, fibrinolysis, venograms and myelograms.