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St. Francis Health is part of SCL Health System, 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:

  • 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

Services include:

  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Emergency Department
  • General & Bariatric Surgery
  • Heart & Vascular Center
  • Joint & Spine Centers
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Women’s Services

Our multispecialty care community works together to pioneer inspired, innovative care in our mission to improve the health and lives of those we serve.

 

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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: St. Francis Health Center, Topeka, KS
Primary Location: KS-Topeka
Department: SFT-Diagnostic Radiology
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Evening Shift
Job Posting: 5/26/2017 11:01:18 PM
FTE: .9
Job Number: 17003794
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