Platte Valley is a growing community hospital that offers exciting opportunities in imaging. As a Level 3 Trauma Center, our imaging centers offer comprehensive testing. Patients have access to the full range of tests used for screening and diagnosis, from X-rays and ultrasounds to MRIs and CT scans. The team supports the treatment of a wide variety of diagnoses on a daily basis. Working with a collaborative multi-disciplinary team in a patient-centered care environment provides a rewarding, dynamic experience.
A Radiology Technologist II is a plain film radiographer. He/she operates Medical Imaging equipment; and prepares supplies, equipment and contrast for the patient. Performs general office duties including, but not limited to, scheduling of patients and record keeping. The technologist works under the occasional supervision of the Medical Imaging Supervisor, Lead Technologist and the Medical Imaging Director. The technologist will be scheduled for "on‑call" duties.
Education: ARRT required within 6 months of hire. CPR required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently.
Experience: Six months experience in X-ray preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Ability to operate Medical Imaging equipment: manage patients during imaging procedure: follow oral and written instructions: communicate with patients, visitors and employees within the organization. This job may require the employee to be responsible for the assessment, treatment, or care of patients of all ages, including neonate, child, adolescent, and geriatric. Consequently, the employee must be competent in the interpretation of a patient's self-report or behavior, and this information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. The treatment of patients should be individualized and should reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment needs for each patient. (See “Competency Assessment” policy)