Why Saint Joseph Health System?
Saint Joseph Health System is a not-for-profit, multi-hospital
health system located in North Central Indiana.
Our system includes:
* Mishawaka Medical Center: 254-bed acute-care hospital located
in Mishawaka * Plymouth Medical Center: 58-bed acute-care hospital
located in Plymouth * More than 85 providers in the Saint Joseph
Physician Network located across the Saint Joseph and Marshall
counties * Community Health Centers and additional points of access
* St Paul's is a 316 suite campus for independent living, assisted
living, rehabilitation, memory care, long-term nursing care and
numerous senior activities located in South Bend * Holy Cross is a
168 suite campus for rehabilitation and wellness and skilled
nursing programs located in South Bend * Trinity Tower with 84
affordable senior apartments located in downtown South Bend * VNA
Home Care is our home care agency that helps transition patients
from the hospital to home and back to their regular daily
activities * Saint Joseph PACE provides care and services to
seniors with chronic care needs allowing them to maintain their
independence in their homes for as long as possible (transportation
At Saint Joseph Health System, our values give us strength. That
character guides every decision we make - even when those decisions
are complicated, costly or hard. We honor our mission to care for
every man, woman and child who needs us by investing in technology,
people and capabilities that allow us to set the standard for
About the Job:
Performs radiographic procedures at a technical level, providing
radiation protection in accordance with prescribed standards set
forth by the Indiana Department of Public Health. Performs a wide
variety of technical procedures consistent with established
policies and guidelines, using independent judgment, ingenuity, and
initiative. Assumes responsibility for the general care and safety
of all patients while in the Radiology Department.
What You Will Do:
* Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core
values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent
with these values. * Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations
pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information. *
Administers radiation in the production of high quality
Radiographic images. * Exhibits mastery of all functions of:
Radiographic equipment in use within the Main and E.R. departments
and portable units, fluoroscopic equipment including mobile units,
and image viewing systems and procedures pertinent to the
Radiographic equipment used. * Produces images of the highest
technical quality while adhering to the principle of ALARA in
regards to radiation dose using shielding, collimation, and
cassette sizes. * Exhibits ingenuity in the imaging of pediatric,
geriatric, trauma, and the atypical patient. Produces optimal
quality radiographs with little to no discomfort to such patients
despite challenging physical or mental conditions. * Assists
radiologist during fluoroscopy and other patient examinations.
Prepares patient and exam room prior to radiologist arrival. *
Positions and transfers patients, provides a safe environment, and
uses positioning devices as necessary. * Assists with the
administration of oral, rectal and IV contrast media. Is
knowledgeable of adverse reactions and quickly identifies such and
takes appropriate action. * Thoroughly explains all procedures to
patient prior to study. * Manages patient/exam information through
existing electronic systems. Ensures all patient/exam
information/charges/supplies are reported accurately and in a
timely fashion. * Adheres to universal precautions at all times. *
Performs all functions necessary for the interpretation of
radiographic images either through soft copy or hard copy read. *
Maintains a professional and ethical relationship with all
co-workers and hospital personnel. * Adheres strictly to HIPPA. *
Responsible for cleaning radiology equipment, including portables,
and maintaining a clean/stocked Radiology room. * Attends meetings
and training sessions as required. * Performs all duties/exams
relative to Diagnostic Radiology. * Performs other duties
consistent with purpose of job as directed.
What We Are Looking For:
Education: Must be a graduate of a formal program in Radiologic
Technology in an AMA approved school.
Licensure: Current licensure with the American Registry of
Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) with current licensure.
Current Indiana State Department of Health X-ray Operator
Current BLS Certification.
Must be registry eligible.
Other Job Requirements: Must possess sound knowledge in the
production of radiographs and possess analytical skills necessary
in maintaining Radiology records.
Must possess interpersonal skill sufficient to interact well
with patients and other hospital personnel.
Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work
are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.