Renown Health Radiology Technologist – OutPatient in Reno, Nevada
Radiology Technologist – OutPatient
Requisition id: 143166
Department: 209277 Imaging 75 Pringle
Facility: Imaging 75 Kirman
Schedule: Full Time – Eligible for Benefits
Category: Allied Health
Under the general supervision of the Imaging Manager, this position produces optimal diagnostic images while providing excellent patient care. The incumbent is accountable for individualized patient care while in the Radiology Department.
Nature and Scope:
The incumbent provides radiology services to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and families. Demonstrating the ability to work with patient’s physical, motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive, a psychosocial needs specific to the population being served and meets standards of quality as measured by the Unit/Department age specific competency standards.
Competently operates imaging equipment and related machinery. Verifies and executes physician’s orders for diagnostic and therapeutic exams, ensuring the proper preparation for such exams, and the safety and well being of patients during procedures. Other duties include, but are not limited to, billing, supplies stocking, file maintenance, medical charting, informed consent documentation, quality improvement studies, patient history/symptoms acquisition. Determines the best method of obtaining optimal examinations while ensuring patient safety; regulates patient flow, consults with Radiologists to determine contrast media and makes necessary corrections to improve image quality. May be required to assist other modalities within the department or Renown Health.
The incumbent is required to perform diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopic radiographic procedures of the human body utilizing radiographic principles according to the guidelines recommended by Merrill’s Anatomy and Positioning reference manual and Renown Health Diagnostic Radiographic Department Policy and Procedure manual.
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications:Requirements – Required and/or Preferred
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate degree in Radiologic Technology or completion of AMA approved hospital-based program.
Requires American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification. Must obtain AHA BLS certification within sixty (60) days of employment.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.