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Special Procedures Technologist - Allegheny General Hospital

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

This is a full-time role that will support the Cardiac Cath Lab at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). AGH is Pittsburgh’s only Certified Comprehensive Cardiac Center - where you will have the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge procedures, work closely with new technologies and innovations, and be involved in national research studies and clinical trials. Additionally, qualified candidates are eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus for a 2 year commitment!

AHN is an integrated health system dedicated to providing exceptional care to people in our communities. Our business also includes the Highmark Health Plan, one of America's largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers. We're 35,000 employees strong — and proud to be serving millions of customers across the U.S. every day.

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, AHN shows employee appreciation through a comprehensive benefits package and access to wellness programs and resources.

If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding career where you will make a direct, positive impact on someone’s life, apply today!

This role is part of Union SEIU - E.

Posted: 3/20/2023

Shift: Day


Performs prescribed special procedures such as: interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic angiography and related special procedures.


  • Positions patients, selects anatomical and technical parameters accurately for independent imaging of special procedures per established protocol. Prepares for and assists the physician and/or physician assistant while performing procedures.(40%)
  • Implements radiation protection and patient safety standards.(15%)
  • Completes all required documentation for procedures e.g. regulatory, billing protocols and image distribution.(15%)
  • Prepares contrast media, practices aseptic technique pre-, during, and post- special procedures.(15%)
  • Maintains adequate supplies for efficient section/department operations. Participates in inventory control and monitoring.(15%)
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.



  • ARRT certification required
  • Advanced certification preferred and may be required within 12 months of hire.
  • Current CPR certification required upon hire.
  • 1 year experience as a radiologic technologist required.


  • Previous special procedure experience preferred.

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