Jun 25, 2020

Rad Tech Diag II

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking experienced PRN Radiologic Technologists to become a part of our Rad Tech team for our Joint Venture with Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute. This 114-bed rehabilitation facility is a state-of-the-art destination hospital located just west of Short Pump. Responsibilities The practice of radiography is performed by radiologic technologists responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation to humans of all ages (newborn to geriatric) for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes. A radiographer performs radiographic procedures and related techniques, producing images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. Radiography integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information. A radiographer recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of a procedure. Radiographers must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology. Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. They must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of radiation protection and safety. Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:Registry by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT-R)Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:Current Certification by ARRTBasic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)Experience REQUIRED:One year of previous work experienceExperience PREFERREDPrevious work experience in an academic medical center environment1-3 years of radiologic technologist work experience.Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRTEducation/training PREFERRED:Bachelors Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program #LI-AP1