HealthEast

  • Radiology Technologist

    Job Location US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-10084
    Category
    Radiology
    Contract Status
    C4
    FTE
    0.50
    Shift
    All Shifts - Day/Evening/Night Rotations
  • Overview

    Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures under the direction of a Radiologist.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standard
    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes
    • Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures independently
    • Operates fixed and portable radiographic equipment
    • Provides care appropriate to patients of all age groups; through appropriate communication with co-workers, patients, and other personnel
    • Interprets appropriate data and information needed to identify each patients' needs
    • Provides appropriate safety measures to assure radiation protection according to department and state guidelines
    • Utilizes appropriate patient identification, obtaining pertinent clinical information, marking films, and appropriate technical techniques for imaging quality
    • Evaluates completed radiographs regarding technique and positioning - make corrections when appropriate to maintain set standard per policy and procedure

    Qualifications

    • Associate's degree from an accredited Radiologic Technologist program
    • R.T. Certified
    • No experience required
    • BLS through the American Heart Association
    • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.
    • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc).
    • Critical Thinking: Gathers and integrates critical information, recognizing and addressing underlying assumptions of others, to arrive at effective solutions; breaks down problems into simple tasks or activities; analyzes relationships among several parts of a situation.
    • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection.
    • Multi-Cultural Communication: Ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. Cultural competence comprises four components: (a) Awareness of one's own cultural worldview, (b) Attitude towards cultural differences, (c) Knowledge of different cultural practices and worldviews, and (d) cross-cultural skills.
    • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves.
    • Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
    • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional.
    • Safe Medication Administration: Administers medications following policies using procedures that assure the highest level of safety all times for all populations.
    • Knowledge: Knowledge to operate fixed and portable radiographic equipment

     

    About HealthEast

     

    At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

     

    We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

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