Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST-MAMMOGRAPHY (#1724) in El Dorado, Kansas
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Job Opening #1724
Description RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST/MAMMOGRAPHYFT DAY/EVENINGSESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Verifies patients identity and physician order prior to start of examination.2. Administers oral and IV contrast media as required for the requested examination if working in CT.3. Performs Mammograms accurately according to established procedure or Radiologist's special instructions.4. Completes machine warm-up/shut down procedure.5. Assists all other Techs in related job duties.6. Performs routine radiology exams when not performing Mammograms.7. Maintains accurate and complete records, (i.e. CT scan, log book, daily work sheet as well as all information on designated screens in the hospital MEDITECH computer system).8. Brings previous exams forward for comparison by Radiologist and passes images to reading room for interpretation.9. Obtains pertinent physical history on all patients/exams.10. Practices radiation safety by following, federal, state and hospital policies.11. Maintains a clear and orderly work area and keeps a needed stock of supplies available.12. Demonstrates good guest relation skills while dealing with patients, their families, physicians and other hospital and department staff.13. Performs radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures, along with all modalities in which the Tech is trained.14. Reports malfunctioning equipment to manager and/or call repairmen when needed.15. Files and maintains records.16. Maintains patient confidentiality while following established hospital policy regarding confidentiality issues.17. Assists in the teaching of all radiology students who are assigned to SBAMH as a clinical training site.18. Attends at least 75% of department meetings.19. Attends all mandatory meetings as established by the hospital.20. Maintains required CEU level as established by the ARRT for annual certification status.21. Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Shall be competent in fluroscopic and radiographic procedures, with knowledge of surgical radiographic porcedures.Education:High School diploma or equivelant, or, graduated from an approved radiologic training program. Registered by ARRT in Radiologic Technology.Experience:Will accept new graduate Technologists who are registry eligible. Computed Tomography, a plus bu not required. (Must be willing to train)Certification/Licensure:Is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) for Mammograms and is in good standing with same. CT Scanning Registry, or MRI is a plus.Code Blue Training:A minimum training level of BLS is required.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:May require constant standing. Requires frequent walking. Requires frequent lifting of 10-20 lbs. Requires occasionally heavy lifting of 55 lbs., above 55 lbs. with assistance. Requires carrying of 25 lbs. frequently, and occasionally carrying 50lbs. Requires occasionally pushing and pulling 100 lbs. Requires occasional twisting, kneeling, bending, reaching, and overhead work. Requires occasional use of step stool and stairs. Requires frequent grasping. Ability to use typewriter, telephone, copier, and fax machine is required. Exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials is required. Eye sight and hearing shall be required to be corrected to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Eye-hand coordination and finger and manual dexterity are required. Required to work with sharps, magnetic fields, radiation, and body fluids.WORKING CONDITIONS:Work is scheduled predominately between the hours of 0730 and 1730. Eight hour shifts are 0730 hours through 1600 hours. However, emergency call back may occur, although the Specialty Technologist is not placed on the call roster for call back coverage. This position is on the call roster for emergency X-ray call backs when needed. On weekends the Technologist, when assigned on-call duty, works a regular 8 hour shift on Saturday 0800 hours through 1600 hours and then is on-call for another eight hour period. This Technologist shall remain flexible to fill the needs of the department and to furnish the patients with quality care. Must work overtime as needed. Conforms to hospital policies and dress codes.
HoursThis is a Full Time position working 80.000 Hours/PeriodThis position requires working WeekendsFT DAYS/EVENINGS