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Radiologic Technologist 1 PRN

Company: Danbury Health Systems
Location: Danbury
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Summary:

Performs diagnostic radiographs of patients while maintaining patient safety. May provide clinical instruction to prospective Radiologic Technologist students and assist in evaluating student's ability to perform procedures.

Responsibilities:

  1. Greet patient, introduces self, and checks patient identification.

  2. Reviews patient script and Cerner requisition to ensure the appropriate exam is being performed.

  3. Acquires appropriate history from patient that is pertinent to the exam being performed.

  4. Explains procedure and answers any questions the patient has regarding the test.

  5. Follows department protocol for exam and ensures the safety & comfort of the patient.

  6. Shields patient according to department protocol and follows ALARA standards.

  7. Produces and review high quality x-rays for interpretation by the Radiologist.

  8. Interacts professionally with patient and family.

  9. Attends annual hospital review & departmental in-services meetings. Practices medicine & surgical aseptic procedures. Assists Radiologist with invasive procedures. Works well with other modalities to provide complete patient care.

  10. May provide clinical instruction to prospective radiographers to instill duties of a radiologic technologist in a health care facility. May evaluate a students' ability to perform procedures & ensures student attains objectives of each competency.

  11. Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate systems and in accordance with department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner.

  12. Maintains clinical competency and demonstrates proficiency to work in assigned patient care area(s).

  13. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:

Required: BLS, CT State RT License or New Graduates under CT Temporary Practice Provisions, Valid ARRT, Continuing education, 24 CEU credits for license. Maintains current knowledge of professional discipline & educational methodologies through continuing professional development. Experience with patient care in a radiology setting.

Minimum Experience: zero to six months

Credentials:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiographer
  • New Graduates under CT Temporary Practice Provisions

Education: Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology or graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology Program

Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 8.00

FTE: 0.020000

Work Schedule: Rotating 8

Work Shift: Overnight shifts, evenings, days, weekends, holidays as needed DH/NMH

Org Unit: 189

Department: Diagnostic Radiology

Exempt: No

Credentials:

Essential:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiographer

Education:

Essential:

  • HS Graduate or Equivalent

Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
  • Significant occupational risk
  • Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force
  • Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Keywords: Danbury Health Systems, Danbury , Radiologic Technologist 1 PRN, Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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