Vascular Interventional Radiologic Technology Internship (Florida)
Mayo School of Health Sciences (MSHS) at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., offers a 6-8 month Vascular Interventional Radiologic Technology Internship designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of post-graduate radiography students.
Program interns will receive technological training in thoracic, visceral, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, neurologic, and peripheral diagnosis and intervention for vascular and non-vascular systems.
At Mayo Clinic in Florida, the Vascular Interventional Radiologic Internship Program aspires to prepare individuals for a career in vascular interventional radiography by providing a high-quality curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a diverse patient population, and a favorable faculty-to-student ratio, all in an environment supporting the service values of the institution.
By the end of the program, students will have:
- Exposure to anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and general medical disorders commonly managed by the Interventional Radiology department in the Vascular-Interventional Radiologic sciences.
- Acquired knowledge of the neurologic, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, peripheral, and thoracic vascular and/or related systems.
- Acquired knowledge of the interventions associated with the neurologic, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, peripheral, and thoracic vascular and/or related systems.
- Demonstrated knowledge of equipment and instrumentation.
- Demonstrated knowledge of contrast administration, pharmacology, and IV therapy.
- Demonstrated knowledge of asepsis and sterile technique
- Demonstrated knowledge of emergency care and cardiac life support
- Demonstrated sufficient skills to fulfill the standards of the Interventional Radiology Department.
- Demonstrated the ability to perform routine equipment and procedural tasks common to the Interventional Radiology Department.
- Demonstrated competency in patient communication, assessment, and monitoring.
Professional attitudes, behaviors and cultural competencies:
- Demonstrate professional characteristics of the clinical role, responsibility, and institutional protocols of a dependent care practitioner in a Interventional Radiology setting.
- Demonstrate sensitivity with respect to cultural diversity and to effectively apply the principles of a caring service environment within Mayo Clinic where the individual differences of our patients are valued without bias.
- Positively promote the Vascular-Interventional Radiology profession by example.
- Commit to practice within the guidelines and ethical framework defined by the Mayo institution, and the releasing Interventional Radiology program.
Mayo School of Health Sciences' Vascular Interventional Radiologic Internship Program is currently a non-accredited program.
Mayo Foundation is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.
Higher Learning Commission
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Through the entirety of the Vascular Interventional Radiologic Technology Internship you will be scheduled full-time in the Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology.
Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is a comprehensive medical facility providing advanced programs in education and research, which support the highest-quality patient care. Campus activity is conducted around the Mayo Clinic hospital and interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings.
The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care and advanced procedures. Mayo Clinic hospital provides comprehensive inpatient services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.
Graduation and Certification
When you successfully complete the Vascular Interventional Radiologic Technology Internship, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Mayo School of Health Sciences.
Graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) VI registry, which provides graduates nationally recognized credentials to practice vascular interventional radiology. Individual states may have other requirements.
For the majority of the internship, your didactic instruction and clinical rotation schedule will include eight-hour days, five days per week.
Each year, Mayo School of Health Sciences admits two students to its Vascular Interventional Radiologic Technology Internship Program (1 student/ 6 months).