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Interventional Radiologic Technologist-Cath Lab Full Time Days $5000 Sign on Bonus

Location Lake Forest, Illinois Business Unit Lake Forest Hospital Job REQID 128605 Job Function Imaging and Radiology Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $38.06+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


**This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week located at Lake Forest Hospital supporting Cath Lab. This role includes on call rotation, with 30-minute response time. A $5,000 sign on bonus is being offered for this role.**

The Interventional Radiologic Technologist reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Prepares and scrubs-in to sterile field to directly assist physician performing diagnostic or interventional procedures and maintains strict adherence to principles of asepsis.
  • Assesses individual patient to determine appropriate procedure protocol and method of application for optimal imaging during specific procedural type.
  • Employs imaging systems and accessory devices appropriately to achieve generation of quality diagnostic clinical data and procedural outcomes.
  • Performs imaging procedures in accordance with radiation safety practices as determined by Illinois Dept. of Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Regulatory Commission to limit radiation exposure to patient, self and other healthcare team members.
  • Positions and drapes patient to facilitate optimal arterial or venous access for individual procedure type (i.e. dual access sites, trans-radial approach, etc.) while considering patient privacy and comfort.
  • Reviews and evaluates resultant clinical data or imaging for comparison with clinical standards; takes corrective action as needed to achieve and maintain standards.
  • Pre-procedure: prepares by assessment of each patient’s relevant clinical data (laboratory values, allergies, history, etc.) prior to preparing patient for procedure or providing instructions/information to patient or significant others.
  • Pre-procedure: fully prepares procedure room as well as other necessary equipment or devices commonly utilized in interventional procedures.
  • Maintains and clean work areas and equipment per hospital standards.
  • Performs intra-procedural clinical documentation via integrated hemodynamic system.  Follows through for appropriate entries related to all procedural and/or supply charges.
  • Assists with lifting, moving, positioning, and transporting patients to and from procedure table or room to other care areas.
  • Completes the filing and post processing of images.
  • Consistently monitors stock and specialized inventory to anticipate need and availability for specific case types.  Practices rotation of dated items and maintenance of a clean and orderly environment.
  • Takes action to independently report incidence of equipment failure, irregularities in equipment performance, and equipment disrepair to supervisory and/or biomedical/service personnel as soon as possible.
  • Assists in updating and developing procedure manuals for angiography, tomography and other special radiographic procedures.
  • Assists with coordination of procedural scheduling as needed.
  • Able to precept or assist with department orientation of new staff members.
  • Must have ability to provide on-call coverage for emergent procedures and respond to be on duty within 30 minutes or less for cardiac procedures and 1 hour or less for Interventional Radiology procedures.



  • Associate Degree in Applied Sciences
  • ARRT Certification
  • IEMA Licensure
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • Must be fully knowledgeable in cardio-vascular procedural routines & understand technologist’s role performing the following:  PTCA (coronary angioplasty), Coronary Stenting, Intra-Aortic Balloon placement, Temporary and Permanent Pacemaker insertion, Atherectomy, Intra-vascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Thrombectomy (use of Pronto device), FFR/Pressure Wire, and Management of Arterial and Venous Sheaths.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Over 1 year experience in similar role within an active interventional cardiac cath, IR, EP lab.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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