Radiology Technologist - Rad Tech - MRI

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

SCL Health Wheat Ridge, CO

Company
SCL Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16006769
AJE Ref #
576126539
Location
Wheat Ridge, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health and hope to our patients.

Fast Facts

* Wheat Ridge, CO (estab. 1905)

* Community-based, acute care hospital, Level III Trauma Center

* 2,100 associates, 900 physicians, 600 volunteers

* 338 beds

Services & Expertise

* 5-Star Birthing Center

* Breast Care Center (NAPBC accredited)

* Bridges Integrative Health & Wellness

* Comprehensive Cancer Center

* Heart & Neurovascular

* Orthopedics

* Primary Stroke Center

* Robotic Surgery

* Senior ER, Behavioral Health & Surgery

* Sleep Center

* Spine Center

* Women & Family Center

Kudos: Lutheran is recognized for quality, safety & patient experience by Truven, the Joint Commission & more!
Visit: http://www.lutheranmedicalcenter.org/

Operates radiologic equipment to produce clinical diagnostic x-ray films as prescribed by physicians and perform routine diagnostic procedures according to established standards and practices.

* Produces x-ray images of specified body areas as directed by the physician or radiologist ensuring clear and undistorted films. Positions and instructs patients regarding x-ray procedures.

* Performs x-ray procedures using portable machine as requested by Emergency Department and nursing units.

* Processes films for radiologists reading/interpretation following established procedures.

* Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies and wiping off tables and equipment ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.

* Protects patients from undue exposure to radiation by using lead shields and various safety factors.

* Prepares and assists in administering contrast agents by monitoring dosages and determining any potential allergies ensuring compliance with department policies and procedures.

* Maintain patient information as needed by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records.

* Maintains imaging and processing equipment by performing scheduled cleanings and tests and documenting results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment.

* Performs other duties as needed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

* High School diploma or equivalent, required

* Successful completion of an approved radiological training program and the ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), required

* Current license/certification in the state of practice, required

* Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required

* One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred