Jul 01, 2020

Rad Tech

  • Confluence Health
  • Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA

Job Description

Rad Tech

Requisition ID 2020-2179 # of Openings 1 Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(6/25/2020 12:45 PM) Category (Portal Searching) Allied Health Department Name Diagnostic Imaging

Overview

Please Note: This is a pool, as needed position. No guarantee of hours.

Position Summary:

Perform all routine diagnostic exams, including all surgical procedures, general fluoroscopy, and trauma exams utilizing radiographic, fluoro, portable and c-arm equipment. Provide patients with safe, courteous and efficient care. Assist in other sections of the department as needed.

Position Reports To: Radiology Manager Diagnostic Imaging

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares for and performs all x-ray examinations including but not limited to routine, fluoroscopy, operating room, and portable.

  2. Understands and is able to effectively utilize and operate all x-ray room, x-ray portable equipment, and operating room x-ray equipment.

  3. Reviews and evaluates diagnostic images for technical quality.

  4. Assists Radiologists in fluoroscopic procedures; may be required to perform minor fluoroscopic procedures under their direction according to their current radiology technology certification.

  5. Assists clinical instructor and provides direct training and supervision to student technologists.

  6. Required to take standby and be on call as needed. If on call, will be available within 20 minutes of notification of need.

  7. If working less than 40 hours per week, may be required to work scheduled days off.

  8. Utilizes PACS, RIS, and current EMR efficiently and completes required paperwork for each examination performed.

  9. Complies with all continuing education requirements as dictated by regulatory entities.

  10. Lifts patients as needed and when this can be accomplished safely and according to policy. Transfer patients using safe ergonomic technique and utilizes the hydraulic lift or other safe patient handling devices and the patient's family members or caregivers when necessary.

  11. Participate in Quality Improvement Programs.

  12. Knowledge of ALARA, Image Gently and Image Wisely.

  13. Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.

  14. Other duties as assigned.

Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A graduate of a course in Radiologic Technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.).

  • A.R.R.T. registered or within six months of hire date (actively pursuing A.R.R.T. registry with an ACTIVE Washington State X-ray Technician license).

  • Clinical experience in diagnostic radiology and fluoroscopy obtained during completion of an approved course by the A.R.R.T.

  • Washington State Certification as Radiologic Technologist or within six months of hire date (actively pursuing Certification with an ACTIVE Washington State X-ray Technician license).


Desired:

  • Certification or registry in any other diagnostic imaging field.

  • A working knowledge of computers, accurate keyboarding skills, and email communication.

Physical/Sensory Demands

O = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.

F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of a 2 hour workday.

C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of a 2 hour workday.


Physical/Sensory Demands For This Position:

  • Walking – F

  • Sitting/Standing - F

  • Reaching: Shoulder Height - F

  • Reaching: Above shoulder height - F

  • Reaching: Below shoulder height - F

  • Climbing - O

  • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less - F

  • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - F

  • Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds - F

  • Lifting: 25 pounds or less - F

  • Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - F

  • Lifting: Over 50 pounds - O

  • Carrying: 25 pounds or less - F

  • Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O

  • Carrying: Over 50 pounds - O

  • Crawling/Kneeling - O

  • Bending/Stooping/Crouching - F

  • Twisting/Turning - F

  • Repetitive Movement - F

Working Conditions:

If working less than 40 hours per week, may be required to work scheduled days off.

Must be able to take call with a response time of 20 minutes.

Assists in lifting patients and places them in appropriate positions with the use of safe patient handling equipment. Requires manual and finger dexterity, eye-hand coordination and depth perception for operation of equipment.

Job Classification:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • Hourly/Salary: Hourly

Physical Exposures For This Position:

  • Unprotected Heights – No

  • Heat – No

  • Cold – No

  • Mechanical Hazards – Yes

  • Hazardous Substances – Yes

  • Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential – Yes

  • Lighting – Yes

  • Noise – No

  • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation – Yes

  • Infectious Diseases – Yes