Radiologic Technologist

Munson Healthcare Cadillac Cadillac, Michigan Urgent Care Cadillac Day/PM shift


Requisition #: 53557
Total hours worked per week: As needed

Description

Munson Healthcare Cadillac
Urgent Care Clinic
302 Hobart Street
Cadillac, Michigan

Contingent Role 

WHAT YOU WILL DO IN THIS ROLE:
 

As a Radiology Tech, you will operate standard, portable, and specialized x-ray equipment to perform radiographic examinations used for diagnosis and treatment. You will provide appropriate patient care, process digital images, and instruct radiology students as needed. 

WHAT WE ARE SEEKING IN YOU: 

High School or GED is required.

Completion of an AMA approved course curriculum in Radiologic Technology, either in a hospital or college-based school of Radiologic Technology.


Radiologic Technologists in Radiography Certification must have passed or is eligible for the examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiography.  Continued employment as a Radiology Tech is provisional based on completion and certification by the ARRT within six months. 

Registered technologists (RRTs) must be in good standing. 

Basic Life Support Certification   Maintains with biannual renewal. 

WHAT WOULD BE GREAT FOR THIS ROLE BUT NOT NECESSARY TO APPLY: 

Previous experience as a Staff Technologist and experience in any Radiology subspecialty desirable, such as Special Procedures, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, MRI, CT or Ultrasound. 

WHAT YOUR DAILY ACTIVITES AND EXPECTATION WILL BE IN THIS ROLE: 

  • Acknowledges that safety is a self-responsibility. Knows the physical requirements of the job and works within those guidelines. Performs job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques. Plans actions to promote safety. Reports any unsafe situation/equipment according to Hospital Policy/Procedure.
  • Is responsible for the care of those patients assigned to him/her from the time the patient arrives until they leave. Must be courteous, tactful and discrete in handling patients, with quality care and patient safety being the first concern.
  • Transfers and properly positions patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician specifications. Provides immobilization as required and protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Selects and operates equipment, selecting proper technical factors on an individual patient basis. Handles equipment in a responsible, professional manner. Reports equipment failure to service engineer using proper forms and maintaining appropriate records.
  • Selects and loads proper imaging cassettes, using imaging markers correctly and consistently. Has images processed as required.
  • Is responsible for producing acceptable quality radiographs and practicing ALARA as determined by the General Radiology Coordinator, Quality Control Tech or Radiologist.
  • Assists physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering opaque media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required. Assists in performing first aid as necessary.
  • Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness, including provision for the contamination free condition of rooms, equipment, and personnel.
  • Is responsible for the care of the radiographic room assigned and if unassigned, to those duties and responsibilities relating to his/her reassignment. Secures and returns supplies. Maintains room stock.
  • Maintains professional appearance by adhering to Dress policy of the hospital and Radiology Department.
  • Responsible for delegated areas of authority in the performance of routine or special procedures in the absence of the manager or General Imaging Coordinator.
  • Rotates within the department or other departments and shifts as required. May assist in the use of a variety of equipment or procedure not routinely taught.
  • Performs a variety of related clerical tasks as necessary.
  • Performs on call duty. If unable to report for work as assigned, must notify the appropriate person(s) and/or General Imaging Coordinator.
  • Takes advantage of opportunities for continuing education as provided by the department or seminars available for the various specialties.
  • Adheres to prescribed standards of Radiation Safety, proper collimation and patient shielding. 

MUNSON HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONAL STANDARDS AND EXPECTATIONS: 

  • Models Munson Healthcare’s Purpose – We Improve Lives
  • Embraces and supports the Munson Healthcare Alignment Framework including our Purpose, Mission, Vision, Values, True North Goals, Strategic Vision and Goals, and Operating System.
  • Promotes personal and patient safety.
  • Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.