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Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha locationOmaha, NE
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Children's Hospital & Medical Center - OmahalocationOmaha, NE
133 positions
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Description

We re searching for a Radiologic Technologist to perform radiologic examinations and related functions including. clerical functions and patient transportation assistance when necessary. Facilitate quality patient care and render appropriate care specific to patient s age ensuring understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the Age Specific Criteria.

Essential Functions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trains new employees. Orients radiologic students to the pediatric radiographic process.
  • Transports patients to and from the department to facilitate timely completion of patient exams as needed, in accordance with established department procedure.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Keeps 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.

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 6 months of hire.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be ARRT registered or board eligible, and pass registry within 6 months of hire.
  • Current and valid Radiologic Technologist license from the State of Nebraska required within 6 months of hire.
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.

EOE/Vets/Disabled

Ref CL9853

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