Nov 19, 2021

Rad Tech III WIP - Diagnostic Radiology

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

***UP TO 5K Sign on Bonus Offered***

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.

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 ARRT
Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers)

Experience REQUIRED:
Successful completion of Rad Tech Diagnostic Clin 2 Level requirements.
3 years of previous diagnostic radiology experience

Experience PREFERRED:
Previous work experience in an academic medical center environment
3-5 years of previous radiologic technologist work experience.

Education/training REQUIRED:
Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT

Education/training PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program

Independent action(s) required:
Radiographers independently perform or assist the licensed independent practitioner in the completion of radiologic imaging exams.
Radiographers independently complete imaging exams based on physicians written order, department protocols, and institutional safety standards. Radiographers represent the goals, values, and vision of VCU Health System.
Ensures adherence to regulatory standards, health system and department policies, procedures, processes, and guidelines applicable to role.
Resolves basic service delivery issues
Lead technologists may perform “lead technologist” functions such as coordinating work assignments, workflow, and staffing for an assigned shift/area; serve as clinical or technical resource; provide training.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Lead tech or other leadership responsibilities as specified by supervisor/manager.

Additional position requirements:
Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific manager or supervisor.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing needs of the health system.
Weekend and other after-hours coverage may be required based on workload demand and staffing needs of the health system.
Radiologic Technologists are considered “Essential Employees” who may be required to report to work in accordance with the VCUHS Policy.

Age Specific groups served: All

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20 50 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances.Individuals cannot designate a specific lunch break time. Lunch breaks are assigned by supervisory staff
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Walking (distance), Repetitive motion, Other: Prolonged computer interaction
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem-solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking, Other: Vision
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change

Weekend Day (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.