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Rad Tech PRN

Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.


The Radiology Technologist assists in maintenance of the radiology departmental service and Quality Improvement Plan in accordance with standards established by the hospital, The Joint Commission, state, local and federal regulatory agencies; performs and ensures patient safety while operating radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations, portable x-ray and processes films; assists in the maintenance of the Diagnostic Imaging Policy and Procedure Manuals and refers to policy and procedure manuals for proper operation/quality control of equipment.

Assists physician in detection and localization of the patient's anatomy using the appropriate technical factors, age specific positioning and shielding techniques appropriate for infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

Assists in the orientation and training of new personnel and participates in continuing education programs to enhance skills and maintain credentials

When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

Performs any other task as assigned by Management

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent X Required
Completion of Radiologic Technology Program and possess current registration and licensure by the Medical Technological Board of Examiners of Arizona (CRT) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technology X Required

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association XRequired

Required Licenses
[Arizona, United States] Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
ARRT-American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
CRT- Certified Radiologic Technologist
LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-AZ-Fort Mohave
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Valley View Medical Center

We are the Tri-State area’s newest hospital but draw on decades of experience and over 100 years of heritage. Valley View is a place where the latest technology meets compassion, a hospital singularly-focused on delivering a new level of patient care. The hospital serves the dynamic area surrounding Bullhead City, Arizona, Laughlin, Nevada, and Needles, California. It is conveniently located in Ft. Mohave, a Bullhead City suburb. In fact, the hospital is located several miles due east of the exact spot in the Colorado River where the three states come together! Learn More

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Valley View Medical Center
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.


The Radiology Technologist assists in maintenance of the radiology departmental service and Quality Improvement Plan in accordance with standards established by the hospital, The Joint Commission, state, local and federal regulatory agencies; performs and ensures patient safety while operating radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations, portable x-ray and processes films; assists in the maintenance of the Diagnostic Imaging Policy and Procedure Manuals and refers to policy and procedure manuals for proper operation/quality control of equipment.

Assists physician in detection and localization of the patient's anatomy using the appropriate technical factors, age specific positioning and shielding techniques appropriate for infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

Assists in the orientation and training of new personnel and participates in continuing education programs to enhance skills and maintain credentials

When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

Performs any other task as assigned by Management

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent X Required
Completion of Radiologic Technology Program and possess current registration and licensure by the Medical Technological Board of Examiners of Arizona (CRT) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technology X Required

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association XRequired

Required Licenses
[Arizona, United States] Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
ARRT-American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
CRT- Certified Radiologic Technologist
LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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