Radiologic Technologist - Day Shift - Full Time
Company: Saint-- -Joseph Health System
Posted on: August 5, 2022
*Employment Type:* Full time *Shift:* Day Shift *Description:*
JOB SUMMARY 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
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.
*JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES*
*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
*Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion* Trinity Health is a
family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and
clinicians across 25 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 solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through
training and education, recruitment, retention, and development),
commitment and accountability, communication, community
partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Keywords: Saint-- -Joseph Health System, Mishawaka , Radiologic Technologist - Day Shift - Full Time, Other , Mishawaka, Indiana
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