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Registered Technologist - Radiology

Company: Ascension
Location: Rochester
Posted on: October 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

In Southeast Michigan, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital is a full-service hospital with 24/7 emergency care and many surgical specialists. From heart, stroke and lung care to sleep disorders and comprehensive orthopedic services, our doctors and care teams deliver personalized care for serious and life-threatening injuries and illnesses. Our OB-GYN maternity care team offers a personalized birthing experience. A wide range of outpatient services are available including minimally invasive procedures, diagnostic imaging, lab tests, respiratory therapy, and physical medicine and rehabilitation therapy services all on one campus.

 

Job Information

Registered Technologist - Radiology

FT Afternoon's: 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, Mon-Fri and QOWE with holiday rotation, 40 hours per week
Ascension Providence Rochester

 

Registered Technologist with the ARRT required.

 

Benefits include:

  •           Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement plan with match
  •           Competitive compensation
  •           Paid time off
  •           Professional development
  •           Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities
  •           Tuition reimbursement
  •            Adoption assistance
What You Will Do:

The Registered Radiologic Technologist is responsible for supporting the Mission and Vision of Ascension by under general supervision, perform x-ray examinations as ordered by a licensed physician in accordance with established departmental protocols. Charged with patient responsibilities while the patient is in the department.

  • Essential Functions
    • Recognize the quality of the diagnostic services and the patient’s well being as the primary responsibilities of the Radiographer.
    • Prepare and stock work are as required to perform procedures as assigned/requested. Assure a safe and clean environment for patients at all times.
    • Assure the “two step” identification of all patients and checks that any required diet preps have been followed before proceeding with any requested examinations. Explain the procedure and provides necessary instructions to the patient.
    • Transfer and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician orders and in accordance with departmental protocols. Conduct all examinations safely in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
    • Produce optimal images at all times considering the size and abilities of the patient to fully cooperate as required.
    • Produce optimal images and reviews all radiographs for optimal positioning exposure, patient identification and marker before releasing the patient.
    • Assist physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering opaque media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required. Assist in performing first aid as necessary.
    • Secure and return supplies. Maintain room stock.
    • Report equipment failure to supervisor and takes appropriate actions as directed.
    • Provide patient preparation instructions to patients, physicians, and/or nursing personnel when indicated.
    • May perform ancillary clinical functions such as venipuncture, I.V. contrast administration, bladder catheterization, and enemas.
    • May be responsible for specific areas of instruction to students and new personnel.
    • Check the accuracy of all order entry/charges compared with the physicians’ orders and procedures completed.
    • Participate in quality assurance activities and any data collections required by the department.
    • Cooperate with all department personnel in a positive and professional manner.
    • Adhere to prescribed standards for radiation safety.
  • Non-Essential Functions
    • Serves on specific committees dealing with the use of radiation as requested.
    • May be required to assist in the development of technical factors and the selection of radiographic film.
    • Perform a variety of related clerical tasks as necessary.
    • Maintain professional appearance by adhering to Dress and Grooming Policy and Dress Code of Radiology Services.
    • Handle equipment in a responsible, professional manner.
    • Maintain Continuing Education credits as required by the ARRT.
    • This position shall have access to and disclose personal health information only when reasonably necessary to perform the designated job related responsibilities. Disclosure and/or use of personal health information for any purpose other than as reasonably necessary for designated job responsibilities is prohibited.| Other related duties as assigned.
    • This position requires the ability to identify age related differences within the persons served and the adjustment of treatment style and expectations as appropriate, including adjustments based on the person’s served cognitive function and learning ability. This will include taking into account their religious and cultural needs and preferences. ,
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Radiologic Technologist registration from the ARRT at time of hire/transfer date is required.

Education:

  • High school graduate required.

Work Experience:

  • The ability to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor at all times in potentially stressful situations.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Providence Rochester is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Detroit , Registered Technologist - Radiology, Other , Rochester, Michigan

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