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Radiology / X Ray Technologist (Eligible for a 15% Relief Differential)

Company: St. Charles Health System
Location: Prineville
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment in the healthcare industry Ability to interact in a positive and professional manner with co-workers, hospital staff, patients, and visitors. Willingness to learn different area of St. Charles' Radiology operations. Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays Measures to Minimize Risk to COVID-19: Even though we are seeing patients that have tested positive for COVID-19, we have gone to great lengths to minimize your risk of exposure and help you feel comfortable during your visit. We want to reassure you that St. Charles hospitals and clinics continue to be safe places to work, and receive care.sitive for COVID-19, we have gone to great lengths to minimize your risk of exposure and help you feel comfortable during your visit. We want to reassure you that St. Charles hospitals and clinics continue to be safe places to work, and receive care. Typical pay range: $26.66 - $36.80 ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: General Radiologic Technologist REPORTS TO POSITION: Radiology Manager DEPARTMENT: Radiology DATE LAST REVIEWED: June 11, 2014 OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: St. Charles Health System Diagnostic Imaging Departments perform X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and PET/CT exams in a variety of locations. We work closely with our partners at Cascade Medical Imaging to meet the imaging needs of our community and to support the ED, OR, Inpatient Floors, and Family Birthing Center. POSITION OVERVIEW: The General Radiologic Technologist will performs all Radiographic studies, and related procedures at a technical level not requiring direct supervision in accordance with established department and hospital guidelines. This position does not supervise other Caregivers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: Performs General Radiology examinations in accordance with department policies, procedures, and protocols. Works as a collaborative member of the health care team including physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in diagnostic testing procedures such as fluoroscopy, trauma and surgery. Follows Health and Safety Policies and Procedures of quality patient care. Assists with quality control/performance improvement measures as required. Assists in record maintenance and statistics as requested. Performs clerical duties, transports patients as required and maintains proper inventory of supplies. Participates in student training program as requested. Assists with special projects as requested. Competent skills working with PACS, EMR and teleradiology System. Prepares patient for procedures by explaining the procedure to the patient, in a manner that creates an environment where the patient is comfortable and at ease during the procedure. Positions patients properly to obtain the best image while providing a calm and caring demeanor. Utilizes the proper positioning and placement protocols to ensure images are taken in accordance with the provider's directions. Sets the equipment to obtain the best density, detail, and contrast of the area being imaged. Takes preventative steps to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation. Follows Health and Safety Policies and Procedures of quality patient care. Recognizes, reports, and records observations and care provided in compliance with St. Charles Health System policies and regulatory agencies. Stocks unit, transports patients, and assists in keeping the unit clean and free of clutter. Cleans equipment and helps identify need for maintenance. Performs General Radiology examinations in accordance with department policies, procedures, and protocols. Follows Health and Safety Policies and Procedures of quality patient care. Provides coverage General Radiology in Bend and Redmond (Prineville for Prineville caregivers) including on call coverage, holiday and weekend relief as needed. Competent skills working with StatRad System. Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects. Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change. Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests. Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings. Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate. May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned. EDUCATION: Required: AS required for licensure and certification. Must be a graduate of a certified radiologic technology training program. Preferred: N/A LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Required: Current Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiologic Technology (RT). American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification or must obtain within 6 months upon hire. Preferred: N/A EXPERIENCE: Required: N/A Preferred: One (1) year experience in diagnostic radiography. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continually (75% or more): Standing, walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level. Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling 1-25 pounds. Operation of motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, Clinbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, whispered speech level Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs Never (0%): operation of motor vehicle Exposure to Elemental Factors Rarely (10%): Wet/Slippery Area, chemical solution Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface. Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category Risk for Exposure to BBP . Schedule Weekly Hours: 0 Caregiver Type: Relief Shift: Variable (United States of America) Is Exempt Position? No Job Family: TECHNOLOGIST Scheduled Days of the Week: Variable Shift Start & End Time: Variable

Keywords: St. Charles Health System, Bend , Radiology / X Ray Technologist (Eligible for a 15% Relief Differential), Healthcare , Prineville, Oregon

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