Catholic Health Initiatives Rad Tech - Medical Imaging in DES MOINES, Iowa

Rad Tech - Medical Imaging

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Independently performs diagnostic imaging procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and/or manager in a highly technical and professional manner. Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs Diagnostic Imaging procedures on scheduled shifts including operating imaging equipment.

  • Rotates regularly through surgery cases in order to acquire the skills and proficiency necessary to attain level III status

  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.

  • Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.

  • Instructs, supervises, and evaluates student technologists.

  • Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.

  • Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams according to protocol. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.

  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.

  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the Diagnostic Imaging Department with other areas of the department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.

  • Demonstrates proper phone etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam data entry.

  • Complies with OSHA/JCAHO and other regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.

  • Attends hospital and department meetings and inservices.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completion of an accredited two-year Radiologic Technology program.

  • Registry eligible or Registered Radiologic Technologist; and maintain active registry status.

  • Maintains current Iowa Permit to Practice

  • Participates in professional society (i.e., ISRT or SCD)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Fourth

Req ID: 2018-R0180234

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.