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CommonSpirit Health RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST I in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

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.

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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.

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Requisition ID 2020-141080

Employment Type Full Time

Department Radiology

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-WL

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Varied

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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