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Sanford Health IR Technologist - Cardiac CATH Lab in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: 10 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $29.00 - $41.50
Pay Info: $20,000 sign-on bonus with a 2-year work commitment

Department Details

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The Cardiac Cath Lab has 8 angio suites at the new medical center specializing in cardiac cath, vascular, neurovascular (stroke) and structural heart procedures, as well as electrophysiology.

Procedures performed in the cath lab include the following: left and right heart catheterizations along with percutaneous intervention as necessary, intracoronary ultrasound, rotational atherectomy, balloon pump insertion, Impella insertion, valvuloplasty, left atrial appendage closure, catheter-directed thrombolysis for pulmonary embolization, structural procedures (TAVI/TAVR), neurovascular cerebral angiograms, stroke treatment, carotid stenting, treatment of cerebral aneurysms with coiling and pipeline interventions, peripheral and renal angiograms with intervention as necessary, Watchmen, CardioMEMs, and Electrophysiology (cardiac devices, ablations, PVI’s, laser lead extractions). In addition, Sanford Health is the only facility in the region performing the following procedures: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Mitra clip procedures, EKOS treatment for pulmonary embolization, Angiovac for removal of tricuspid vegetation/pulmonary emboli, and cryoablation for atrial fibrillation.

Sanford Health has been recently accredited as a Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the region. Sanford Health is the only site in North Dakota to achieve Mission Lifeline Accreditation from the American Heart Association. Sanford Health was also awarded the Mission Lifeline Gold Award for STEMI Program and Platinum Award for Heart Attack Care through American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.

Staff Mix: RNs, Radiologic Technologists, Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialists and Registered Cardiac Invasive Technologists

Door to Balloon times for Heart Attacks are 68 minutes, goal is 90.

Door to skin puncture for stroke is at 58 minutes Goal is 90 minutes.

Job Summary

We’re seeking an adaptable, confident, empathetic Radiology Technologist who is able to provide quality diagnostic imaging for patients and providers at Sanford Health. The Radiologic Technologist is able to work in all atmospheres including clinic, hospital, ED, and OR settings where there are a broad range of fields like fluoroscopy, surgery, orthopedics, general, and emergency for the Radiologist Technologist to work under. One of the characteristics of a Rad Tech at Sanford is the need for precision, which is important in this line of work because the providers need quality imaging to give diagnoses to their patients. Sanford Radiology Technologists employees will have opportunities for advancement into other modalities including CT, MRI, and Mammo.


  • Performs diagnostic imaging examinations on patients ensuring the production of quality diagnostic images

  • Ensures accurate patient positioning during radiographic procedures according to provider requests

  • Implements radiation safety guidelines and conducts proper radiation protection practices during the imaging process

  • Ability to understand and navigate the electronic medical record (EMR) system

  • Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols

  • Perform mobile imaging, electrocardiogram (EKG), cardiac monitor placement, and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA procedures)


Completion of an educational program accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.

Working knowledge of diagnostic radiographic principles, including radiographic positioning, film/image processing, quality

control, and radiation protection is required.

Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.

If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure with the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board (NDMIRT) is required.

If working in South Dakota, consideration will be given to registry eligible candidates obtaining ARRT within six months of hire into position.

In the state of Iowa, all technologists must have a permit to practice through the Iowa Department of Public

Health in order to practice in the state of Iowa

If working at some clinic locations, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification may be required within the first eight weeks of hire into the position.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.

Driver's license may be required, dependent upon department.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0190862
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No