us | Radiologic Technologist - General Diagnostic Medical Imaging - FT (Evenings) in Des Moines, IA

Radiologic Technologist - General Diagnostic Medical Imaging - FT (Evenings)

  • Mercy Health
  • $51,780.00 - 67,900.00 / Year *
  • 1601 Glenbrook Dr
  • Des Moines, IA 50316
  • Full-Time
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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Independently performsdiagnostic imaging procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and/ormanager in a highly technical and professional manner. Provides care to neonate, pediatric,adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs Diagnostic Imagingprocedures on scheduled shifts including operating imaging equipment.
  • Rotates regularly throughsurgery cases in order to acquire the skills and proficiency necessary toattain level III status
  • Provides patient/family orcaregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical,emotional, and environmental health problems.
  • Maintains open and positivecommunication with staff, physicians, and other departments.
  • Instructs, supervises, andevaluates student technologists.
  • Presents a positive image tocommunity and professional contacts.
  • Promotes professionalismwith the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.
  • Demonstrates proficiency inperforming all exams according to protocol.Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean,well-stocked, orderly manner.
  • Operates equipment in a safeand efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.
  • Manages and coordinates theactivities of the Diagnostic Imaging Department with other areas of thedepartment and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.
  • Demonstrates proper phoneetiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam dataentry.
  • Complies with OSHA/JCAHO andother regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.
  • Attends hospital anddepartment meetings and inservices.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Capable of performing officeand transporting of patients as necessary for patient care.
  • Schedules patients
  • Has understanding of andtroubleshooting skills as related to PACs.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Successful completion of anaccredited two-year Radiologic Technology program.
  • Registry eligible orRegistered Radiologic Technologist; and maintain active registry status.
  • Maintains current IowaPermit to Practice
  • Participates in professionalsociety (i.e., ISRT or SCD)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certificationsinclude American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American HeartAssociation Basic Life Support.
  • Proof ofcompletion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population servedwithin three (3) months of hire.

Additional Information

Associated topics: cath, cath laboratory, catheterization, ct scan, diagnostic, mammographer, ndt, rad, radiographer, scan


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.