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Radiology Technologist

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Unit Description


Care Site Description
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
 
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
 
Fast Facts
  • Denver (estab.1873)
  • Largest acute care provider in Denver area
    • 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents
    • 371 beds
    • New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacement facility (December 2014)

Services & Expertise

  • Breast Care Center
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Center for Women and Infants
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Emergency Services
  • Medical Imaging
  • Orthopedics
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Care
  • Weight Loss Surgery Center

Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.

 
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Description

Operates radiologic equipment to produce clinical diagnostic x-ray films as prescribed by physicians and perform routine diagnostic procedures according to established standards and practices.
  • Produces x-ray images of specified body areas as directed by the physician or radiologist ensuring clear and undistorted films. Positions and instructs patients regarding x-ray procedures.
  • Performs x-ray procedures using portable machine as requested by Emergency Department and nursing units.
  • Processes films for radiologists reading/interpretation following established procedures.
  • Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies and wiping off tables and equipment ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.
  • Protects patients from undue exposure to radiation by using lead shields and various safety factors.
  • Prepares and assists in administering contrast agents by monitoring dosages and determining any potential allergies ensuring compliance with department policies and procedures.
  • Maintain patient information as needed by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records.
  • Maintains imaging and processing equipment by performing scheduled cleanings and tests and documenting results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Performs other duties as needed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       


Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Successful completion of an approved radiological training program and the ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), required
  • Current license/certification in the state of practice, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Diagnostic Radiology
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 2/2/2017 10:57:35 PM
FTE: 0.9
Job Number: 17000707
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