The Special Procedure Technologist performs a variety of diagnostic and interventional procedures. Special Procedure Technologists are required to utilize sterile techniques, operate complex angiographic equipment, and assist physicians by scrubbing and circulating during procedures, as necessary, throughout the Mission Health system. Continuing education, learned skills and experience will be utilized. This position will function without constant supervision to produce superior quality of radiographic images. The technologist must respond appropriately for emergent procedures as determined by the on-call physician. The technologist must demonstrate independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.
May be assigned to cover areas including: Cardiovascular OR, Vascular OR, Interventional Radiology, and Cardiac Catheterization.
Required Education: Graduate of a JRCERT accredited School of Radiography.
Required License/Certification: ARRT registered in Radiography or Interventional Radiology. BLS certified. ACLS preferred.
Preferred License/Certification: Certification in Vascular Interventional Radiography (RTR-VI), Cardiovascular Interventional (RTR-CV) or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
Required Experience : One year previous experience in a multi-disciplined Interventional Radiology Department required. Approved experience gained through a clinical education program in Radiography is acceptable.
Preferred Experience: Two years previous experience in Special Procedures and Operating Room (Vascular and/or Cardiovascular)
ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina
Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.