Radiologic Technologist

Requisition ID
2021-183234
Department
Accountable Care Organization
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
PRN
Facility / Process Level : Name
Mountain Management Services
Location
TN-CHATTANOOGA

Overview

CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

 

We care about our employees’ well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

Free Membership to our Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Flexible spending accounts

Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 

Adoption Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO) 

Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

Matching Retirement Programs

Wellness Program

 

 

If you are passionate about the patient experience and ready to join our nationally recognized hospital, connect with us today!

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Radiologic Technologist (AART) II is responsible for operates radiology equipment to make imaging films as directed by physicians and performs radiographic and cardiopulmonary procedures for routine diagnosis and treatment purposes. Performs specialized procedures for diagnosis and assistance in the design of treatment for patients including venography, myelography and gastrointestinal exams.  

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Produce and perform all diagnostic radiographs procedures, to be interpreted by the physician or radiologist.
  • Position patients and adjust equipment for taking diagnostic images following established procedures.
  • Examine radiology film and/or digital exams for properties such as density and contracts, definition, magnification and distortion.
  • Take x-rays of various portions of the body in order to diagnosis disease or injury.
  •  Follow safety principles, radiation protection, and the general comfort and care of the patient.
  • Record test results and monitors patient data.      
  • Maintain radiographic log, in accordance with the policy, taking responsibility for documentation of exam, patient’s name, and/or retake reason.
  • Maintain separate report on all diagnostic x-rays.      
  • Maintain accurate department records to satisfy both the state and federal regulations.
  • File and maintain shipping and receiving log of radiographs and other diagnostic tests requested.
  • Maintain current MSDS forms for radiology department.
  • Calibrate and maintain x-ray equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • High School Education
  • Associate degree from accredited school of radiologic technologist required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

  Required Licensure and Certifications: 

  • Current/valid registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT) required.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of radiology equipment, anatomy and physiology.
  • Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology including medical equipment, body mechanics and patient movement.
  • Demonstrate skills in properly positioning patients to provide quality imaging.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within field.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

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