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Radiology Technologist

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Washington
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Turns out, you can earn a living doing a job you love. - Now offering increased pay rates and a -$5,000 sign on bonus this full-time Radiology Technologist position. -GENERAL SUMMARY:Under supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs accurate and efficient diagnostic exams in all areas of general radiology. Technologists must demonstrate good clinical skills and provide the best possible images for interpretation. Applies principles of radiation protection and complies with regulations. Assumes responsibility for designated area and provides clinical instruction as appropriate. Always follows Corewell Health philosophy of Patient and Family Centered Care.BENEFITS:

  • NEW On-demand pay program -Powered by Payactiv
  • Corewell Health offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
  • Relocation assistance
  • Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance
  • Free onsite parkingESSENTIAL DUTIES:Performs quality diagnostic exams after verification of patient identification and physician order.Acquire an accurate patient history and document in the medical record. Monitors patients during procedures to ensure patient safety. Perform radiographic and related patient care procedures using age appropriate methods for patient's physical ability and/or limitations. Ensures STAT requests are relayed to radiologist in a timely manner Effectively communicates on an inter/intra-department level with customer service, administrative, medical staff, and peers. Demonstrates ability to proficiently operate diagnostic imaging equipment and follow policy for any malfunctions or quality control failures. Utilize ALARA standards for minimizing radiation exposure to patient, staff and self. Provides procedural information/education to the patient/family prior to each exam. Contributes to the effective operations of the department by assisting fellow employees and staying in compliance with quality assurance and quality control. Ability to use hospital computer systems accurately and efficiently for verifying orders, viewing schedules and sending information to PACS. Assists in the training of students/new hires. Ensures equipment is wiped down between patients and exam room is clean and properly stocked with linen and supplies. Maintains competency in all assigned areas including, but not limited to fluoroscopic, general diagnostic, orthopedic and operating procedures.This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Education / Training:
    • Graduate of Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Accredited Radiography program.
    • Must be registered within 6 months of hire date. -Work Experience:
      • Training gained at student level.Certification, Licensure, Registration:
        • Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; Must remain in good standing with the ARRT. -Other Qualifications: -
          • Basic Life Support Certification for Healthcare Providers from The American Heart Association and/or The American Red Cross at hire.WORKING CONDITIONS:Physical Effort:
            • Position requires ability to frequently push/pull up to 30 lb. objects with assistance of others; occasionally requires ability to lift objects more than 50 lbs. with assistance; and frequently lift up to 40 lbs.
            • Position requires employee to constantly perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking and simple manipulative skills such as writing. Position requires employee to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as positioning patients.
            • Position requires employee to constantly perform gross body coordination. Frequently perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination such as collecting of specimens for transport to lab and tasks which require arm-hand steadiness.
            • Position requires employee to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods; frequently bending such as when caring for a patient in bed.
            • Position requires employee to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as computer screens.
            • Position requires employee to constantly be able to hear normal sounds with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.Work Environment:
              • Employee may be: frequently exposed to ionizing radiation. Potentially exposed to hazardous material such as blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxins, chemical hazardous materials, bodily injuries, loud and or unpleasant noises: seldom exposed to, high humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances; fluctuations in temperature, grease, and oil.ABOUT US:Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the "Top 10 Hospitals" in Michigan, this major teaching and research hospital has been advancing care for the greater Dearborn, Michigan region since 1953. Corewell Health, Dearborn is verified as a Level II trauma center and has been recognized for clinical excellence and innovation in the fields of orthopedics, neurosciences (Stroke Center of Excellence), women's health, heart and vascular, and cancer care. -Clinical staff here have the opportunity to participate in training for residents from Wayne State's University School of Medicine.This is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now!Primary LocationSITE - Troy Hospital - 44201 Dequindre Road - TroyDepartment NameDiagnostic Radiology - TroyEmployment TypeFull timeShiftDay (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours40Hours of Work3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Days WorkedVariableWeekend FrequencyEvery third weekendCURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

Keywords: Corewell Health, Detroit , Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Washington, Michigan

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