UnityPoint Health Radiology Technologist in Waterloo, Iowa
UnityPoint - Allen Hospital
Full-Time: 7 on/7 off 3rd shift Wed, Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues 10p-7a, Sat/Sun 8p-7a
$5000 Sign-on Bonus!
A Radiology Tech is a Diagnostic Radiographer, who under the direction of the Director of Radiology or the assigned Supervisor, is responsible for performing a variety of technical procedures on patients of all ages which requires independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis and for assuming responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required.
Performs quality diagnostic procedures, general as well as surgical, portable, and tomography. Provides and uses radiation protection devices and techniques in accordance with prescribed safety standards. Displays working knowledge of job requirements.
All images are properly identified with patient I.D., side markers, and tech initials. Patients and others are not subjected to unneeded amounts of radiation. No accidents occur to patients, personnel, or equipment as a result of regulation or policy violations. Patient injuries are reported immediately per hospital policy.
Maintains radiographic quality. Positioning of patient and equipment and technique manipulation are accurate. Errors are rare, tasks are completed promptly.
Correctly documents required information in the computerized information system (RIS). Exams are completed in a timely fashion. Exams performed are recorded. Records are complete, accurate, and up-to-date; no filing errors are made. Displays team attitude in assisting secretarial staff.
Assists radiologists and/or physicians in specific procedures, patient care, and other duties as required. Assists radiologists and/or physicians in the administration of contrast media and other medications as required. Willingly and cheerfully assists others as needed; misadministration of drugs and contrasts do not occur.
Applies knowledge of operation and use of diagnostic x-ray machines, processors, and other required equipment and maintains safety. Tests conducted using equipment is done correctly and produce accurate results; optimum processing is maintained at all times; malfunctions are reported immediately.
Performs appropriate quantity of work. Consistently productive and volunteers to take on additional work when finished with assigned tasks. Rotates shifts, weekends, and holidays as required by the department.
Applies knowledge and application of nursing procedures pertinent to patient care while in radiology. Correct nursing procedures are used as appropriate.
Holds Permit-to-Practice radiology in the state of Iowa.
Certified and holds current registration with the A.R.R.T. as a Radiologic Technologist.
Must be able to read and write English.
Includes those currently pursuing registration in Mammography, CT, or MRI. If pursuing the Mammography, CT, or MRI tract, the technologist is required to successfully obtain their modality A.R.R.T. board examination within 18 months of completion of the orientation program.
Requisition ID: 2021-94502
Street: 1825 Logan Ave
Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Name: Radiology- Logan
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.8
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org