Radiologic Technologist 3
Company: Nuvance Health
Posted on: November 19, 2021
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.
Summary: Performs diagnostic radiographs of patients while
maintaining patient safety. Provides clinical instruction to
prospective radiologic technologist students and evaluates students
ability to perform procedures. Responsibilities: 1. Greets patient,
introduces self, and checks patient identification. 2. Reviews
patient script & Cerner requisition. Ensure appropriate exam is
being performed. Acquires history from patient that is pertinent to
the exam being performed. Explains procedure and answers any
questions the patient has regarding the test. 3. Follows department
protocol for exam and ensures the safety and comfort of the
patient. Interacts professionally with patient and family. 4.
Shields patient according to department protocol and follows ALARA
standards. 5. Produces and reviews high quality x-rays for
interpretation by the Radiologist. 6. Assists Radiologist with
invasive procedures. 7. Leads, coaches, and mentors staff members.
8. Works with other modalities to provide complete patient care. 9.
Assists with training students and ancillary personnel. 10. Attends
annual hospital review (compliance) and departmental in-services
and meetings as scheduled. 11. Practices medicine and surgical
aseptic procedures. 12. May provide supervision and clinical
instruction to prospective radiographers to instill the duties of a
radiologic technologist in a health care facility while maintaining
excellent patient care. 13. May evaluate a students' ability to
perform procedures, and assures student attains objectives in each
competency. May perform periodic written evaluation of students.
14. Maintains clinical competency and demonstrates proficiency to
work in assigned patient care area(s). 15. Fulfills all compliance
responsibilities related to the position. Other information:
Required: 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: one year Desired: Location: Danbury-24 Hospital
Ave Work Type: Part-Time Standard Hours: 8.00 FTE: 0.200000 Work
Schedule: Evening 8 Work Shift: rotational shifts, weekends and on
call responsibilities. Org Unit: 189 Department: Diagnostic
Radiology Exempt: No Grade: U7 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
Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Radiologic Technologist 3, Other , Danbury, Connecticut
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