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PeaceHealth Radiology Technologist in Vancouver, Washington

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position. Hourly compensation starts at $26.81, more depending on experience. We are currently offering a $750 sign on bonus.

JOB SUMMARY

Prepares for and performs standard x-ray examinations, and may perform fluoroscopic procedures. Performs portable examinations and may perform surgical x-ray procedures. Utilizes proper positioning and selection of appropriate technical factors using various radiographic equipment to obtain optimal results.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare, supply and equip exam room to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.

  • Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.

  • Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.

  • Perform most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.

  • Provides patient education and instruction prior to and after examination.Provide training/education to staff and students as indicated.

  • Demonstrates ability to adapt exam to address problems of patient care as they arise making decisions to appropriately resolve problems.

  • Performs x-ray examinations applying appropriate infection control and radiation safety measures.

  • Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self-patient, and visitor. Evaluates patient for pregnancy prior to exam as indicated.

  • May perform surgical x-ray examinations, will utilize appropriate radiation safety measures and adhering to AORN standards.

  • Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology program required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year of experience is preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development, and life stages to meet each patient’s need

  • Demonstrated venipuncture competency

  • PACS/RIS knowledge is required.

  • ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • ARRT (R) Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist is required.

  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment

  • Ability to work with basic office equipment such as telephones, copier, facsimiles, computers, etc.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS - Per Diem

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.

  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.

  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

Represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

REQNUMBER: PH-INFOR-2643

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