Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.
Interventional Radiology is a fast paced and intricate department of Radiology that uses image guidance and minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat patients with all different medical conditions. Our department has 4 IR suites, 2 single plane and 2 biplane rooms. We support several services in the hospital including the Interventional Radiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Neuro Interventional Radiologists and Trauma. Our Radiographers work as a team with the Radiology Nurses and Doctors, and are well trained to support all emergent procedures with 24/7 call teams.
Operates digital equipment and performs complex invasive procedures by positioning patients and preparing contrast medias to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist the physician in diagnosis and treatment. Works with contrast media, chemotherapy agents, radiation agents, cements, resins and embolization agents. Reports to Team Leader.
High school diploma.
Graduation from an AMA accredited Radiography program.
Interventional Radiology experience required.
ARRT credentialed Radiology Technologist.
CT Radiographer license.
CIT or VI, Advanced certification by ARRT required within 3 years of hire.
Maintains continuing education unit.
Ability to work independently since call is involved.
Knowledgeable of a vast array of products including stents, coils, chemoembolization beads and glue. An understanding of neuro endovascular aneurysm coiling, acute stroke treatment, liver emboembolization, selective internal radiation therapy, Kyphoplasty and Vertobroplasty.
Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
William Backus Hospital