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Radiology Technologist - Varied call every fourth weekend and once per weeknight (5654)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Radiologist Technician to perform radiologic examinations and related functions, i.e. clerical functions and patient transportation assistance when necessary. Facilitate quality patient care and render appropriate care specific to patient’s age, and ensures understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the “Age Specific Criteria.”

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

70%

  1. Performs routine radiographic examinations requested by credentialed physicians and facilitates diagnosis in accordance with department

          procedure manual; technique charts; and initial patient assessment to include the following:

  • Room preparation to include equipment set-up; contrast media preparation; general supply stocking, immobilization devices; lead shields; isolation procedure requirements; and sterile technique when warranted.
  • Calculating and selecting proper technical factors, positioning, and film markings based on patient age,  physical condition and suspected pathology.
  • Processing radiographic images and evaluating them for technical quality.
  • Preparing radiographs for interpretation by Radiologist recording pertinent patient data; dating films; and pulling previous exams.

 

5%

  1. Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly fashion in order to comply with infection control regulations and to present a professional look to patients and families.  Disinfects room after each patient use; restocks supplies; reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate person; and practices good hand washing

5%

  1. Trains new employees.  Orients radiologic students to the pediatric radiographic process.

4%

  1. Transports patients to and from the department to facilitate timely completion of patient exams as needed, in accordance with established department procedure.

4%

  1. Performs various clerical tasks in order to maintain continuity of patient exams, i.e. retrieving and filing films and reports, answering phones, relaying messages, etc.

4%

  1. Educates the patient and family members regarding the examination process.  Provides caring responses to family questions.  Excels in service excellence from patient and family’s perspective.

1%

  1. Assists the radiologists in performing after hours ultrasound procedures, i.e. setting up equipment, image annotation, routing images to printer, etc.

1%

  1. Keeps a current knowledge regarding technical developments, trends and techniques in radiographic procedures and equipment.  Maintains registry and licenses, through appropriate journals, workshops and seminars.  Attends department meetings and educational in-services.

1%

  1. Performs medical photography for child abuse cases.

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties assigned.

100%

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Work requires analytical abilities necessary to resolve technical problems to produce optimal radiographs
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to counsel and comfort patients and families regarding examinations

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Associates degree or certificate from an AMA approved school in Radiologic Technology or related field required within six months of hire

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Must be ARRT registered or board eligible, and pass registry within one year of completion of training required
  • Current and valid Radiologic Technologist license from the State of Nebraska required within six months of hire

Job Details

Date Posted October 27, 2017
Date Closes January 25, 2018
Requisition 925701-13371
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Radiology
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Shift
Rotating
varied
Hours varied call every fourth weekend and once per weeknight hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2034.01 Radiologic Technologists
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
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