CommonSpirit Health Rad Technologist in DES MOINES, Iowa
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
GENERAL SUMMARY :
Independently performs diagnostic imaging procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and/or manager in a highly technical and professional manner. Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Performs Diagnostic Imaging procedures on scheduled shifts including operating imaging equipment.
Rotates regularly through surgery cases in order to acquire the skills and proficiency necessary to attain level III status
Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.
Instructs, supervises, and evaluates student technologists.
Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.
Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.
Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams according to protocol. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.
Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.
Manages and coordinates the activities of the Diagnostic Imaging Department with other areas of the department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.
Demonstrates proper phone etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam data entry.
Complies with OSHA/JCAHO and other regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.
Attends hospital and department meetings and inservices.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
Successful completion of an accredited two-year Radiologic Technology program.
Registry eligible or Registered Radiologic Technologist; and maintain active registry status.
Maintains current Iowa Permit to Practice
Participates in professional society (i.e., ISRT or SCD)
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
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Requisition ID 2020-110877
Employment Type Per Diem
Standard Hours Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne West Des Moines
Location IA-DES MOINES
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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