Catholic Health Initiatives Student Radiology Tech - Per Diem - Imaging Center/Bremerton in BREMERTON, Washington

Student Radiology Tech - Per Diem - Imaging Center/Bremerton

Description

Harrison Medical Center has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Performs radiological exams at a technical level in accordance with department protocols and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent assumes responsibility for the safe, efficient and proper operation of radiological equipment under the direction of a licensed provider.

The Radiological Technologist-Student is a temporary classification for employees that are currently enrolled in the second year of an accredited Radiological Technologist program.

Essential Duties:

  • Operates equipment, with competence and proficiency, in various locations including (but not limited to) clinics, emergency room, special procedures room, surgery, portables, C-arms, fluoroscopy and tomography in performing radiological exams, procedures and/or special procedures; follows department protocols to ensure that results are consistent; explains procedures to patients and responds to questions.

  • Delivers patient care for all age groups while using diagnostic imaging equipment; acts as a liaison between the patient and the radiologist.

  • Utilizes equipment/accessories and employs techniques/procedures to comfort and protect the patient, self and others from unnecessary radiation; may participate in the ordering and inventorying of equipment and supplies.

  • Regularly performs basic nursing functions in regard to patient care; responds to emergency situations consistent with scope of authority; documents patient chart with pertinent information; advises nursing floor of any significant change in patient’s condition while in Diagnostic Imaging.

  • May perform incidental general office duties, to include answering phone, scheduling, filing and maintaining patient records.

  • Keeps abreast of FHS standards, protocols and procedures relating to the department; keeps x-ray skills current demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from radiologist and related classes.

  • Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.

  • Performs related duties as required.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

Currently enrolled in the second year of an accredited school of Radiological Technology.

License/Certification:

  • State of Washington Registration as an X-Ray Technician.

  • Current healthcare provider BLS certification required.

Job Radiology/Imaging

Primary Location WASHINGTON-BREMERTON-HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 8:30am to 5:00pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0123808