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Interventional Radiographer- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania- Full Time

Job ID: 204298
Category: Radiology/Imaging
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Full-Time Interventional Radiographer for the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine!

The is a 40/hr per week with the following schedule: Monday-Friday 10a-630pm.

Must be able to work on call weekdays, weekends and holidays.

On Call Every 15th weekend.

Penn Radiology provides patients and physicians with a full range of cutting-edge imaging techniques and specialized expertise. Nationally recognized for our commitment to innovation, we are dedicated to offering the best care and technology available. Our board-certified radiologists perform over one million studies and therapeutic procedures every year, giving them the clinical experience to be world-renowned leaders in the field. Compassionate, patient-centered services are available in many convenient locations throughout the Philadelphia region.


Duties include but not limited to:

  • Greets patient, identifies self and interacts with patient to gain trust and insure patient support
  • Explains procedures to patient/family
  • Prepares patients for procedures according to section protocols
  • Practices proper sterile technique during the execution of procedures.
  • Adapts roles/responsibilities to meet or exceed customer needs through quality care and service Continually seeks the highest standards for personal and professional performance
  • Take patient vital signs including blood pressure, pulse rate and respiratory rate.
  • Review procedure aftercare with patients and their families.
  • Performs procedures consistent with section protocols
  • Monitors patient status, tolerance, well-being, and safety throughout and after procedure
  • Verifies patient identity and insures preparation for procedure
  • Aids radiologists, doctors and other UPHS team members in completing procedures according to applicable protocol
  • Responds to emergency situations according to department/hospital policies

Credentials:

  • ARRT (Required)
  • Basic Life Support (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent required.
  • Satisfactory completion of an accredited Radiologic Technology program. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Two + years' experience in radiology preferred. Interventional Radiology experience preferred


We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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