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Radiologic Technologist - Children's Radiology - PRN

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Description

 
Mission:  To improve the health of people we touch

Vision:  To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.:  We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Responsiveness
Enthusiasm
Safety
Privacy
Excellence
Communication
Teamwork

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Chief Technologist, and/or at the direction of the radiologist, performs a variety of high quality diagnostic radiographic studies and procedures. 

Education:
Required:  A graduate of an ARRT approved radiologic technology program.  Reference: https://www.arrt.org/Education/ (compliant with all continuing education mandates).  

Preferred:  N/A

Experience:
Required:  Medical and/or hospital clinical experience.
Basic computer experience (1-2 years work experience or college level classes).

Preferred:  Prior hospital and/or physician office background.
Pediatric experience.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:  ARRT certified (compliant with all continuing education mandates).  ARRT Registry eligible (must complete within one year)
Radiological student from an approved Radiology program that has completed all academic courses (must be registry eligible within three months and complete registry within one year).  CPR certified.

Preferred:  N/A

Department Position Summary:
Operates imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Position and immobilize patient, Positions imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination and patient condition. Key commands and data into computer to document and specify scan sequences, adjust transmitters and receivers, or photograph certain images. Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality. Monitor patients conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician. Obtains proper history and reason for exam.

The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients seen in the Childrens Radiology Department.  

The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures.

Job Details

Date Posted August 2, 2017
Date Closes October 31, 2017
Requisition 20004
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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