Radiologic Technologist

Requisition ID
2020-125783
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
10am - 6:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Operates imaging equipment and performs diagnostic procedures. Obtains patient history, explains routine procedures and addresses patient concerns. If necessary, prepares and administers barium salts or other chemical mixtures.  May perform diagnostic imaging procedures under the supervision of a Radiologist and/or physician. Prepares and maintains records and files as directed. Cleans and adjusts equipment.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  2. Performs procedures to ensure quality patient care in accordance with Radiologist’s expectations and protocols.
  3. Displays knowledge and complies with the National Patient Safety goals.
  4. Supports and reports any identified compliance matters.
  5. Participates in hospital and department quality assurance programs to ensure safety and satisfaction.
  6. Maintains professional development and education for technical competency.
  7. Uses standard precautions, PPE, at all times.
  8. Maintains regulatory compliance and licensure for current position.
  9. Attends all required educational programs as well as all Learn modules.
  10. Contributes to the efficient operation and monitoring of the department and utilizes our resources efficiently.
  11. Demonstrates complete working knowledge of equipment within assigned area.
  12. Knowledge and performance of the Code of Conduct Standards.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology

Required Licensure and Certifications

  • State of Kentucky License required.  Possess and maintain certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) required.  BLS within 30 days of employment

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 1 year previous experience in radiology required

PREFERRED Qualifications

  • 2 years previous experience in radiology preferred

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