Senior Radiology Technician Heart and Vascular

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7194125 (Ref:ccf19457966)

Posted: November 16, 2023

Job Description

Join us at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in the Akron Metropolitan Area, where we have been providing world-class care to our community for over 100 years. At Akron General, we strive for patient-centered care and comfort with our collaborative team of healthcare professionals. We are committed to serving the community and treat our patients as family. As a Senior Radiology Technician Heart and Vascular, you will work within the Heart Cardiac Catheterization Lab and the Electrophysiology Lab. You will be responsible for performing procedures, properly operating equipment, and recording results in a timely manner. your primary duties will include: - Preparing patients for diagnostic procedures including pulse assessment and sterile field preparation. - Performing exams as directed to ensure appropriate views of anatomy are taken for an accurate diagnosis. - Conversing with patients prior and after exams to make sure they are comfortable and understand procedures. - Operating and maintains radiology equipment used for procedures. The Ideal caregiver is someone who: - Can work well in a team-building environment. - Has strong multitasking and time management skills. - Has strong critical thinking skills. - Can adapt to frequently changing situations and make complex decisions. - Has a Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate and is certified as a Registered Technologist by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (R) (ARRT). A caregiver in this position will have access to professional development within the team, including the opportunity to learn to scrub in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) once the physicians feel the employee is ready. There is also an opportunity to take a certification called RCIS. At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.
  • Performs exams as directed by physician to ensure appropriate views of anatomy are taken that will facilitate an accurate diagnosis.
  • Assists physician directly, utilizing sterile technique for all invasive procedures.
  • Prepares patient for diagnostic procedures including pulse assessment and sterile field preparation.
  • Participates in assessment and quality of equipment and daily operational supplies with the department Manager and makes recommendations accordingly.
  • Able to take emergency call after hours and on weekends when the need for emergent procedures occur
  • Competent in Radial, femoral, brachial, and arterial sheath pulls
  • Efficient with team circulating, scrub role, reporting/recording systems, and xray equipment.
  • Maintains adequate level of supplies and proficient with inventory management system.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel to ensure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Remains abreast of current developments by attending related seminars and reviewing current literature.
  • Assists in other areas of Heart and Vascular, if needed, if there is no other work in designated department .
  • Conducts patient education and screening and scheduling.
  • Complies with all Radiology Information System and PACS entry requirements for accurate patient, Images, supply, tracking monitors.
  • Ensures the safety of patients, visitors, co-workers and self by using appropriate radiation and bloodborne pathogen precautions.
  • Operates and maintains radiology equipment used for  procedures.
  • Processes, stores and controls quality of images.
  • Assists with set up and execution of procedures and transportation of patients.
  • Takes appropriate steps to ensure safety of patients and staff from radiology equipment.
  • Inputs patient charges to update billing.
  • Orders supplies as needed.
  • Attends continuing education programs and completes mandatory training in order to maintain licensure, position specific ongoing competencies and professional growth.
  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Successful completion of approved School of Radiologic Technology program.


  • •Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (R) (ARRT), in good standing required.

    •Current state licensure (RL) required.

    •Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

    •Certification in Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiography: (R)(CV)(ARRT) preferred

Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

Work Experience:

  • One to two years experience as a diagnostic technologist or one year experience in special procedures preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7194125 (Ref:ccf19457966)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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