Neuro IR Technologist | Rapid City Hospital | Full Time – 40 Hours | Up to $40,000 Sign On Bonus Available for Qualified Candidates

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_779


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Job Summary

It starts with heart. That is what you will do each day. As a Neuro IR Tech at Monument Health, you will be valued as an essential team member providing compassionate patient focused care. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and— most importantly— a life-changing career. You will make a difference. Every day.

As a Neuro IR Tech, you will promote a cooperative and professional atmosphere with an emphasis on patient care. You will also perform a variety of technical aspects that require judgement, ingenuity, and initiative in applying ionizing radiation to obtain diagnostic images.

Our vision at Monument Health is to be one team, to listen, to be inclusive, and to show we care. To do the right thing. Every time. If you share this philosophy, we hope you’ll join us.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Acquires and archives for the procedure. Demonstrates competency in imaging and archiving procedures.
  • Has a working knowledge of human Neuro vasculature to competency assist the Neurologist in completing Neuro IR examinations including but not limited to: Nuero embolization, Nuero thrombectomy, Aneurysm coiling and treatment, Carotid angioplasty and stenting Cerebral angiography.
  • Before the patient arrives in the room, prepares the procedure tray according to the Physician’s preference, following sterile technique, with no more than five complaints per year.
  • Consistently demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient positioning, principles of radiation safety quality control, image post processing, and demonstrates the ability to plan own work.
  • Assists physicians in performing procedures. Provides learning environment.
  • Demonstrates proficient competence in using the bi-plane unit positioning the equipment and patient in such a way as to present a clear, undistorted view and consistently produces images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Documents appropriate information in patient's chart.
  • Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
  • Ensures all products are not expired prior to use
  • Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
  • Is able to consistently determine quality diagnostic images. Consistently presents high quality images to the Providers:  Radiologists and/or Cardiologists for interpretation.
  • Only Operates fluoroscopy during specified exams under the physician’s supervision.
  • Competently works within required computer programs (i.e. PACs, RIS, Vrad) as well as manual downtime processes.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. Excellent customer service abilities and effective listening skills
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies

Graduate - Radiology Program

Certifications - Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Radiologic Technologist (RT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); and Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) - Accredited Facility or Institution or

(ARRT)(R)(VI)  American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification with advanced certification in Vascular Interventional Radiology (VI) or Completion of (VI) Registry within 12 months of hire

Experience - at least 2+ years of Neuro IR experience


Education - Associates: Related Field
Certifications - ACLS; NIHS

Physical Requirements: Heavy work - exerting up to 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or up to 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or up to 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and or up to 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category


Job Family

Technical Radiology



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10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.