Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19464

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Interventional Radiology Technologist

Tower Health - Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Posted: 10/11/2018

Overview

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

 

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

 

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

 

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

Responsibilities

The Interventional Radiology Technologist is a vital member of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Physicians, Physician Assistants, Technologists and Nurses who each bring expertise to the provision of imaging services. The Radiology Technologist performs angiography procedures, assisting with image acquisitions, image processing , inventory maintenance, statistics and other assistive roles as defined by the area assigned. Knowledge of aseptic technique a plus for learning selective scrub roles. The imaging environment includes but is not limited to Hybrid OR, Interventional Radiology, Endovascular. Technologists must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology and maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. Ensures the delivery of quality imaging while remaining sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of the patient. Demonstrates professional and ethical judgment, along with flexibility to be a change agent. Engages in continuing education to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge and technical competence while embracing lifelong learning.

 

Call time: 1 week every 4 weeks 

 

Shift: Tuesday and Thursdays 7:30a-6:00p with rotation if needed

Qualifications

Experiece:

  • Two years Radiology imaging experience required; CT knowledge helpful.
  • Energetic, progressive thinking person
  • Multi-modality on the job training provided

Education:

  • Graduate of a J.R.C.E.R.T. accredited program of Radiologic Technology
  • Non-registered technologists must become registered by passing the A.R.R.T. registry.

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