Providence Health & Services Radiology Technologist in Hood River, Oregon
Providence is calling a Radiology Technologist Registered Hospital - Diagnostic Imaging (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River , OR
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We are seeking a Radiology Technologist Registered Hospital - Diagnostic Imaging that will perform imaging examinations according to physicians orders, utilizing a variety of sophisticated imaging equipment, taking into account individual patients unique and/or age-related needs. Utilizes clinical knowledge and judgment in regard for proper positioning factors, radiation dose calibration of technique and patient treatment needed to produce optimal high quality images. Performs all examinations with minimal radiation exposure to patient and operator with ALARA awareness. Competent in using specialized imaging equipment with all patient types; inpatient, outpatient, emergency, surgical suites and perform complex fluoroscopic procedures following sterile technique protocols. Including performing imaging studies with portable equipment on hospitalized patients.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide high quality images by performing examinations in multiple diagnostic areas, IP, OP, ED, Surgery, this includes conducting exams at the bedside for critically ill and immobile patients using portable imaging equipment, as well surgical C-arm cases in Surgery. May include performing bone densitometry exam
Perform all exams being mindful of 'ALARA'
Operate radiology equipment, determines and sets imaging factors, utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images, with minimal and acceptable repeat rates
Always provide for safe radiological operations by adhering to radiation protection standards. Uses protective lead shielding in accordance with policy
Understand and use appropriate x-ray techniques to provide high quality imaging, while keeping dose exposure to patient and operator as low as possible
Present images and related pertinent patient information to physician for diagnosis
Assist physicians with fluoroscopic and invasive special procedures, setting up sterile procedure trays and working within sterile fields, while completing accurate documentation
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Current American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R) certification
Current Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) as an RTR
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Completion of pledge to Image Gently/Image Wisely within one (1) month of hire
Computer skills and knowledge of keyboard functionality
Expert knowledge of anatomy and physiology, imaging principles and practices, as well as the ability to obtain high-quality images
Adherence to appropriate professional credentialing practice standards
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Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Location: Oregon-Hood River
Req ID: 310105