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Radiologic Technologist-Fairfield Hospital- Sign on Bonus!

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position:The Radiological Technologist is a certified health professional who, under the direction of an authorized user, is committed to applying the art and skill of diagnostic imaging through the safe and effective use of ionizing radiation, in diagnostic radiology.Essential Job Functions: Obtains patient's clinical history and appropriate lab work ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner. Positions and immobilizes patient to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest, respecting patient ability and comfort. Applies principles of radiation protection to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others. Performs radiographic procedures by selecting and operating imaging equipment, and/or associated accessories to successfully perform procedures. Verifies informed consent and completes pre and post procedure documentation. Assists licensed practitioner with fluoroscopic and specialized radiography procedures. Applies appropriate aseptic surgical technique as needed. Performs timeout as required per policy. Identifies, prepares and/or administers medications/contrast as prescribed by a licensed practitioner. Receives relays and documents verbal, written and electronic orders in the patient's medical record. Evaluates images for technical quality. Documents patient dose exposures. Professionally interacts with physicians, technologist, physician offices, hospital staff, patient family members and patients. Operates radiographic equipment and accessories in accordance with the principles of ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable).This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.EducationAssociate's from an ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) accredited institute (preferrred)CertificationsCertification and Registration with ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) (required)State Licensure (preferred, unless required by the state where the job is being performed)BLS Basic Life Support American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) (required)BLS Basic Life Support American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) (required)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)Picture archiving communiation system (PACS) (preferred)Experience1 year experience in radiation safety and patient care (preferred)Experience with Radiology Information System (preferred)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluidsMay be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materialsMay have periods of constant interruptionsGeneral office environmentRequired to car travel to off-site locations,Prolonged periods of working alonePhysical RequirementsLifting carrying (0-50lb) 34-66%Lifitng/carrying (50-100lb) 0%Push/pull (0-50lbs) 34-66%Push/Pull (50-100lbs) 1-33%Stoop/kneel 1-33%Crawling 0%Climbing 1-33%Balance 1-33%Bending 1-33%Sitting 1-33%Walking 34-66%Standing 34-66%Patient PopulationNeonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Additional RequiementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposureSkillsPatient centered careMonitor patient conditions during examinationRecord patient medical historiesWorking within an interdisciplinary teamAttention to detailCritical thinkingCommunication with patientsConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

Keywords: Mercy Health, Fairfield , Radiologic Technologist-Fairfield Hospital- Sign on Bonus!, Healthcare , Fairfield, Ohio

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