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Special Procedures Tech I

Requisition #

57126BR

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date

05-Sep-2019

Schedule Type

Casual

Dept. Name

MRC Special Procedures

Hours Per Week

0

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 57126
  • Provides quality radiographic images for diagnostic, interventional and peripheral vascular procedures.
  • Assists the physician during procedures while maintaining sterile technique
  • Provides imaging with minimum required radiation dose
  • Assessment/evaluation of previous contrast reaction, specific patient requirements
  • Operates equipment safely and in accordance with manufacturer’s and regulatory standards/Minnesota state law
  • Understands and practices principles of radiation safety
  • Evaluates previous procedure history, locates records/exams
  • Provides pre/post procedure patient data processing
  • Acts as staff/MD resource regarding radiology and procedures
  • Accurately captures supply and procedure charges for billing purposes
  • Knowledgeable of available supplies and their location
  • Participates in restocking of procedure rooms
  • General knowledge/information of hospital equipment and available supplies

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology

Qualification/Skills

Skills

  • Strong clinical knowledge base in interventional radiology
  • Strong critical thinking and patient care competencies for assessment, intervention, and contributing to health care team planning evaluation
  • The ability to work intimately with patients and families throughout the life continuum
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with health care team members, mangers, leaders and with key persons who relate to the patient and family during times of illness, crisis or development
  • Be a resource for anatomic viewing

Licensure/Certifications

  • ARRT license in good standing
  • BLS

Work Schedule

  • Casual, will train status
  • Rotating call one night per week, and every 4th or 5th weekend
  • Holiday rotation

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

57126BR
Radiology