Radiologic Technologist-PRN Insight Health Corp.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Radiologic Technologist-PRN-169 - Southern Connecticut Imag. Ctrs
Insight Imaging is a leading provider of radiology services, with more than 150 fixed imaging facilities and mobile units located in over 30 states. We offer a full continuum of diagnostic imaging services that complement existing community healthcare resources and focus on the specific needs of each distinct medical community. The culture is informal, has a strong field presence and encourages a balance of teamwork, individuality and a strong focus on patient care. The pay is competitive, the benefits excellent and the work meaningful and rewarding.
Seeking a Radiologic Technologist, PRN for our Whitney Imaging Center that has flexibility to cover vacation and sick days. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, perform all required diagnostic radiographic procedures with knowledge of all pertinent technical and academic areas to produce consistent high quality examinations.
Examples of Essential Functions:
?Perform all required diagnostic radiographic procedures through proper positioning and technique, consistently demonstrating good judgement in evaluating the diagnostic studies.
?Screen patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination (i.e., pain, pregnancy, metallic objects, isolation patients, etc.). Obtain and review the requisition for examination to obtain information such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements.
?Thoroughly explain procedure to be performed to alleviate patient anxiety and facilitate patient cooperation. Monitor the condition of any patient within the department and assist the radiologist in performing needed medical attention, if applicable.
?Comply with company operational and safety policies and procedures. Comply with hospital policies, procedures, and emergency procedures, where applicable.
?Maintain the radiographic equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Check to ensure emergency response equipment is in good working order. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to responsible supervisor.
?Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and film processing, adequate clinical history and previous x-rays for comparison (if available).
?Assist radiologist during the administration of contrast media and practice medical aseptic procedures as required. Recognize allergic reactions and respond in accordance to company policies and procedures for emergent patient care.
?Assist with patient scheduling and patient preparation required prior to examination.
?Assure that ?patient first? customer service is provided to patients, referring physicians and their staff.
?Conduct examinations with regard to patient?s age, condition or other special requirements.
?Comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, the company?s policies and procedures, and The InSight Integrity Program.
?Perform other projects/tasks, as requested by the Company.
Candidates must have:
?Associates degree in applied science or graduate of an accredited hospital based program.
?ARRT (R ) Certification.
?Appropriate state license (where applicable).
?One year radiography experience.
?Working knowledge applicable to radiologic technology with specific references to cross-sectional anatomy, medical and surgical disease, and scientific principles as applied to radiologic procedures.
?Patient care standards and requirements.
?Quality assurance principles and practices.
?Customer service principles and practices.
?OSHA principles and practices.
?JCAHO standards of practice.
?Mammography and/or Ultrasound theory and operations. (if applicable).
?Schedule, organize and monitor patient flow to meet company productivity, quality, health and safety standards.
?Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, medical staff and co-workers.
?Venipuncture Certification (where applicable).
?Maintain the confidentiality of patient records and complete administrative records and reports.
?Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with required workloads.
?Read, interpret and follow internal quality standards and government regulations.
?Understand and follow specifications and instructions.
?Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergencies.
?Capable of maintaining basic life support (CPR).
?ARRT (R) Certification.
?State License (if applicable).
?May be required to rotate on an on-call basis.
?OSHA Class 1 training on exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.
?May require use of personal vehicle for business purposes.
To ensure that we continue to hire competent, ethical and trustworthy individuals, all candidates must successfully complete a thorough background investigation prior to beginning employment with Insight Imaging.
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