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Radiology Technologist

Company: Ascension
Location: Grand Blanc
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

 

JOB INFORMATION:

 

Radiology Technologist

 

FT Evenings (7% shift differential):  11a - 7:30p, 3p - 11:30p, 1p - 9:30p, 6p - 2:30a, with rotating weekends and some holidays.

 

Ascension Genesys Hospital - Grand Blanc,MI

 

 

Ascension Genesys Hospital is a state-of-the-art community teaching hospital with 410 beds, a level 2 emergency trauma center with a cardiac rapid diagnostic center, the Genesys Heart Institute, the Family Birthing Center, and expanded clinical expertise in neurosciences, orthopedics, geriatric services, oncology, and surgical procedures in almost every specialty area including minimally invasive and robotic procedures.  We offer rewarding career paths for healthcare professionals across all disciplines.  Ascension offers a collaborative environment with competitive wages and opportunities for advancement.

 

Benefits include:

  •           Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement plan with match
  •           Competitive compensation
  •           Paid time off
  •           Professional development
  •           Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities
  •           Tuition reimbursement
  •           Adoption assistance
What You Will Do:

Operate radiographic equipment to produce clinical diagnostic radiographs and images. Perform diagnostic procedures according to established standards and radiation safety practices. Work directly with patients, radiologists, physicians and fellow associates. Follow established rules,
regulations policies and procedures of Genesys Regional Medical Center. Demonstrate knowledge,skills, and abilities necessary to provide care to the age group(s) served.

 

  • Deliver quality patient care. This includes the use of universal precautions, sterile technique and assuring maintenance of patient confidentiality and the practice of appropriate medical ethics.
  • Produce quality radiographs by selecting the appropriate technical factors, correctly positioning the patient, selecting the appropriate contrast media as requested by the radiologist and manipulating the various equipment components properly. This includes obtaining portable radiographs in the various nursing units, operating rooms and emergency departments, based on information such as patient age, physical condition and disease processes.
  • Represent the hospital in a positive manner both in and outside the work area. Practices good guest relations in promoting the image of the Radiology department and Genesys Regional Medical Center.
  • Ensure proper patient identification prior to the exam. Properly identifies finished radiographs with patient name, medical record number and date. Also enters procedure performed into the hospital management information system and network system.
  • Maintain adequate patient radiation protection to assure the least possible exposure is given. This includes the use of lead shielding and other radiation protection devices when and where appropriate.
  • In order to maintain and enhance expertise; keeps current on new developments, trends, equipment and procedures through technical journals, educational programs, in-services and seminars.
  • Assist in the instruction and training of radiology students and new employees.
  • Act as a technical resource for the radiology residents and radiologists.
  • Exercise independent judgment in the absence of management. Reports all equipment malfunctions to management or service representatives.
  • Keep work areas and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Maintain supplies necessary to perform the job.
  • Assist with clerical duties and transportation of patient when required.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Must demonstrate good guest relations skills, good communication skills, tact, diplomacy and be dependable.
    • Must perform all the duties of position with discretion and maintain patient confidentiality.
    • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all the duties of the position.
    • Must be neat and clean in personal appearance and adhere to hospital dress code.
  • Essential Functions:
    • Ability to be mobile and have normal manual dexterity.
    • Ability to assist, move, transfer and lift patients.
    • Ability to move standard radiological equipment.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate orally, in writing, by telephone, and with staff, physicians and
      patients.
    • Ability to plan, follow directions and problem solve.
    • Ability to teach and instruct.
    • Ability to learn to operate the hospital, radiology computer systems and AGFA networking.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Lifting, assisting, supporting and transferring patients and supplies. Standing and walking for a greater part of the day. Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards. Exposed to patient illnesses and communicable diseases. Work setting is hospital wide.
  • Orientation Requirements:
    • All employees are required to participate in the following orientations: New employee orientation;Center/ department orientation.
  • The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The most recently dated job description on file in the Human Resources Department will be considered the official job description.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.Or be certified by the American Registry of Clinical Radiography Technologists (ARCRT); renewal is required.

Education:

  • Must possess equivalent of a high school diploma, and must have completed an accredited 2 year
    radiology program.

Work Experience:

  • Experience preferred, not required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Genesys is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Flint , Radiology Technologist, Other , Grand Blanc, Michigan

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