Travel Contract

Travel Interventional Radiology Technologist
Pittsburgh, PA
Travel Nurse Across America
5x8 hrs, Days

$3,315/week
Posted 1 day ago

Overview

  • Start DateASAP
  • Shift Breakdown5x8 hrs
  • ShiftDays
  • Duration13 weeks

Description

We are looking for IR Technologists (IR Tech) for an immediate travel opening in Pittsburgh, PA. The right IR Tech should have 1 year of recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As an IR Tech, you will be responsible for operating the fluoroscopic equipment and assisting the physicians with minimally invasive, image-guided procedures. IR Techs are also responsible for preparing and observing the patients undergoing the procedure and reporting abnormal activity.

Tasks

As an IR Tech, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Confirm patient identification, review imaging requests and explain procedures to patients providing reassurance and support as required
  • Assist in scrubbing all diagnostic and interventional procedures
  • Monitor patient during all procedures
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices, and techniques on patient and operator exposure in order to assure that adequate safeguards are maintained
  • Demonstrate knowledge of physiology and anatomy, such as the location, appearance and function of various major and minor systems susceptible to Radiologic exposure and the physical abnormalities with most diseases or lesions which are customarily depicted by the procedures performed in the IR Clinic, in order to interpret examination requests accurately
  • Demonstrate knowledge required to operate intravenous (I.V.) and dye injector pumps
  • Maintain accurate patient records
  • Understand and use the McKesson PACS system
Requirements

Must have 1 year of experience. Must have BLS, ACLS, and AART National certifications. Must possess a Certificate of Vascular-Interventional Radiology (VI) or Cardiac-interventional Radiology (CI), and state-specific licensing when required.

IR Techs should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean or stoop without difficulty. IR Techs must have a sound knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology.



Requirements*: BLS, ARRT (VI), 1 Year

* Additional certifications may be required before beginning an assignment.
TNAA Job ID #1121699. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Nursing IR Technologists - IR Tech RAD - Travel

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About
At TNAA, we take pride in doing things differently. We place our healthcare travelers on high-paying assignments in exciting locations across the country, but it's our service before, during and after your assignment that sets us apart. Our dedicated, supportive staff understands how stressful preparing for a travel assignment can be, and that's why we put our experience to work for you to remove the headaches and send you smoothly on your way. Across our recruiting, clinical, quality assurance, payroll and housing teams, we promise to go out of our way to offer you an exceptional customer service experience. You may be a temporary employee of the facilities you serve, but when you travel with us, you become a permanent part of the TNAA family! Some of the benefits you receive with TNAA:
  • Guaranteed Pay - Many contracts allow a hospital to call off a set amount of shifts without penalty to the hospital. When that occurs to a traveler on contract with TNAA, their per diems are not affected.
  • Paid Sick Leave - Sick leave, in all 50 states, begins accruing from your first day, and you're eligible to use it after 90 days of employment.
  • Travel Reimbursement - We offer up to $1,000 in travel expense reimbursement.
  • Your Way is Paid - TNAA pays for all costs associated with getting the licenses and certifications needed for your assignment.
  • Housing - Get the most out of your housing subsidy with our Easy Stay program or utilize our company provided housing.
  • Insurance - We offer liability, vision, dental and health from day one.
More of what we offer can be viewed on our website at: www.tnaa.com/benefits
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About Pittsburgh, PA

As a Travel Interventional Radiology Technologist in Pittsburgh, PA here's what you should know:
Cost of Living
  • The cost of living in Pittsburgh is lower than the national average, making it an affordable city to live in.
  • Wages generally match up with the lower cost of living, providing a good balance for residents.
Weather
  • In the summer, average highs are around 80-85°F, and average lows are around 60-65°F.
  • In the winter, average highs are around 35-40°F, and average lows are around 20-25°F.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals and furnished housing options are available in Pittsburgh, and they are relatively easy to find due to the city's diverse housing market.
Transportation
  • Pittsburgh is relatively car-friendly, with a well-connected road network.
  • Public transportation is also available through the Port Authority of Allegheny County, offering bus and light rail services.
Demographics
  • Pittsburgh has a diverse population with a mix of ethnicities and age ranges.
  • Common health issues may include respiratory conditions due to industrial history.
  • Pittsburgh has a large population of travel nurses due to its prominent healthcare sector.
Things to Do
  • Pittsburgh offers a variety of activities including a vibrant restaurant scene with unique establishments like Meat & Potatoes, Butcher and the Rye, and Grit & Grace.
  • The city also has a rich cultural scene with art museums, music venues, and sports events.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the city's parks and gardens, such as the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
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