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Radiology and Procedure Technologist (Relief)

Company: St. Charles Health System, Inc.
Location: Bend
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Eligible for a 15% Relief DifferentialPay Range (Min to Max): $33.59 - $46.37Differentials: $1.36 Evenings / $2.92 Nights / 6.5% WeekendsST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEMJOB DESCRIPTIONTITLE: General Radiologic and Procedure TechnologistREPORTS TO POSITION: Radiology ManagerDEPARTMENT: Diagnostic RadiologyDATE LAST REVIEWED: October 2021OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, togetherOUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better valueOUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and TeamworkDEPARTMENT 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 and Procedure Technologist 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 will be responsible to operate imaging devices in the operating room to include portable and fixed fluoroscopy, and portable radiography. This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:Performs General Radiology examinations in accordance with department policies, procedures, and protocols.Preforms C-arm cases in the operating room including but not limited to: Ortho/Neuro Spine Surgeries, Orthopedic Trauma surgeries, Pediatric Orthopedic surgeries, Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, retrograde pyelogram and ureteral stent placements.Preforms C-arm cases in the Medical Diagnostic Unit such as Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, Bronchoscopy, Esophageal dilation, and Colonic Stent placements.Able to perform Radiology Procedures with Interventional Radiologist and RPA including but not limited to: Gastric/Gastric-Jejunal/Jejunal Tube Placements/replacements/Removals, Drain or Tube placements/replacements/removals and dialysis catheter removals.Participates as a collaborative member of the radiology and procedure care teams, working directly with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in diagnostic testing procedures, fluoroscopy, trauma, and surgery.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.Prepares for sterile and non-sterile procedures and is able to maintain a sterile field. Conducts all necessary preparations of the patient procedure room and documents when appropriate.Assists physicians with procedures. Operates all special procedure equipment and can select and modify technical factors as needed. Acts as a resource for specialized or complicated procedures; consistently applies knowledge from complex situations to improve practice, and shares improvements with team members.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.Cleans equipment and helps identify need for maintenance. 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. Stocks unit, transports patients, and assists in keeping the unit clean and free of clutter.Participates in student training program as requested.Competent skills working with PACS, EMR and teleradiology System.Follows Health and Safety Policies and Procedures of quality patient care.Provides coverage General Radiology in Bend including on call coverage, holiday and weekend relief as needed.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. Valid Oregon State Driver's License.Preferred: N/AEXPERIENCE:Required: N/A Preferred: One (1) year experience in diagnostic radiography. One (1) year C-arm and portable x-ray equipment experience.ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: Must be able to stand for long periods of time. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The incumbent will also participate in on-call or standby.PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Category: Patient Care Level #3Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle forHome Health and Wound Caregivers.Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.Exposure to Elemental FactorsRarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure CategoryRisk for Exposure to BBPSchedule Weekly Hours:0Caregiver Type:ReliefShift:Variable (United States of America)Is Exempt Position?NoJob Family:TECHNOLOGISTScheduled Days of the Week:Variable; includes every other weekend and holidaysShift Start & End Time:Variable

Keywords: St. Charles Health System, Inc., Bend , Radiology and Procedure Technologist (Relief), Healthcare , Bend, Oregon

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