Radiologic Technologist- PRN as Needed

7 days left

Location
Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Posted
Nov 04, 2020
Closes
Dec 09, 2020
Ref
200001ZO
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Radiologic Technician will perform high quality Diagnostic Imaging exams while providing excellent patient care.

PRN- As Needed

Qualifications

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduate of an AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology . (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
1 year - Clinical radiography experience in a hospital environment (Required)

Required Licenses/Certifications
Registered Radiography Technologist (ARRT)- Required

Functional Accountabilities

Radiographic Positioning & Technique
1. Demonstrate working knowledge of all diagnostic imaging equipment and related components.
2. Produce high quality radiographs by using proper positioning and immobilization techniques.
3. Set appropriate exposure factors to produce high quality films.
4. Determine when repeats are required.

Quality Control
1. Assure permanent film identification by using lead markers.
2. Identify each radiograph/image with proper and permanent patient data.
3. Follow correct procedures in regard to warm-up, use and shut-down of equipment.
4. Check paperwork, film jackets and patient charges for accuracy prior to submission and complete RIS assignments immediately following exam.
5. Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms and equipment.

Patient Care
1. Assure room is prepared & stocked prior to start of exam.
2. Explain exam to patients/parents.
3. Make every attempt to meet scheduled appointment times and accommodate stat or add-on requests.
4. Communicate with patient throughout the exam and release patient/parent with appropriate follow-up info.
5. Cooperative and willing to assist when asked to travel to a CH-affiliated site.

Clinical Safety
1. Adhere to all OSHA regulations.
2. Inquire about menstrual status and possibility of pregnancy for female adolescents and teens.
3. Shield patients whenever possible.
4. Practice personal radiation safety .
5. Immediately report equipment malfunctions to manager .

Safety
1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Professional Development
1. Maintain A.R.R.T . certification
2. Biennially update nCPR certification
3. Complete mandatory annual reviews
4. Attend seminars and in-services

Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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