Unit DescriptionCare Site Description
St. Francis Health is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
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- Topeka, Kans. (estab. 1909)
- A tertiary care facility serving 12 counties in northeast Kansas
- 1,660 associates and 297 medical staff
- 378 beds
- 20 regional clinics
- Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Emergency Department
- General & Bariatric Surgery
- Heart & Vascular Center
- Joint & Spine Centers
- Rehabilitation Services
- Women’s Services
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Performs computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging procedures to aid physicians in the diagnosis of disease. Processes exposed films via laser printer, critiques images, transports patients, cleans equipment and performs related clerical duties as required. Performs duties of radiologic technologists as required.
- Performs CT/MRI procedures to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease; lifts and positions patients, operates equipment, and administers contrast media.
- Monitors patient condition during procedure and notifies physician of abnormalities; assists with first aid and CPR as necessary.
- Demonstrates proper filming procedure and critiques films to ensure accuracy and clarity for physician interpretation; helps to maintain laser printer and automatic processor.
- Provides staff and patient protection in accordance with prescribed radiation safety standards.
- Demonstrates proper infection control practices.
- Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work area; cleans CT and ancillary equipment. Assists with QA/QC activities.
- Performs other related duties as directed 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