Radiologic Technologist 1 PRN
Company: Danbury Health Systems
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. 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. 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: Day/Eve 8 Work Shift: The candidate will work as needed
evenings, weekends, holidays and overnight shift. 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 opportunities.
Keywords: Danbury Health Systems, Danbury , Radiologic Technologist 1 PRN, Other , Danbury, Connecticut
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