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Banner Health Radiologic Technologist Day Shift in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

Radiology-Diagnostic-Hosp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Sign-on bonus available!

A rewarding career that fits your life. Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, apply today.

As a Radiology Technologist you will be joining the Diagnostic Team that will give you the ability to work in all areas of the department. Opportunities to cross train into other modalities are also available. If working in a Level 1 Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Transplant Center interests you, then this is your place!

Diagnostic Imaging at Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix is busy, fast paced, and gives you the opportunity to do what you do best: Providing excellent care for patients. Technologists here use state of the art digital imaging equipment to perform over 350 exams per day. Our department supports Diagnostic Imaging services for Inpatients, Outpatients, and Patients in the Ortho/Spine Clinic and the Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic.

Location: Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix

Hours: 5x8's; 7:00a-3:30p

Banner Health has been recognized by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the 150 top places to work in health care. In addition, we recently made Newsweek’s list of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.

These recognitions reflect Banner Health's investment in team members' professional development, wellness benefits, and continued education. It highlights our commitment to advocating for diversity in the workplace, promoting work-life balance, and boosting employee engagement

Sign on details: Up to $20,000

You will also have the opportunity utilize our self-scheduling tool for shift and weekend coverage. Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential and a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential.

University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, several unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position performs prescribed specialized radiographic procedures as directed by following department/facility policies, procedures, and protocols in accordance with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Medical Radiologic Technical Board of Examiners (MRTBE). This position ensures optimal care/treatment to all patient populations that are cared for in an operative setting.

The incumbent utilizes specialized training within specific surgical settings and possesses dynamic ability to adapt quickly and professionally, with minimal direction, in accordance with ALARA (“as low as (is) reasonably achievable”) guidelines.

Internal customers: All levels of medical imaging and nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepares for surgical procedures by setting up the imaging cart (if applicable) in accordance with each OR procedure, check laterality, uploads all patient information, ensures equipment is functioning as expected, and communicates with OR team regarding special imaging needs. Plans for upcoming surgical case needs by being included in OR team planning and all communications regarding specific case needs.

  2. Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions, fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.

  3. Performs prescribed radiographic procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols, as well as under the guidelines of the accrediting agency ARRT and any applicable state licensing agencies. Understands the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure.

  4. Performs imaging exams with specialty equipment such as Hybrid OR, O-Arm, C-Arms, Mini C-Arms (peds, ortho), Flat plates for any other studies wanted (KUB’s, etc. for retained foreign bodies). Ensures Imaging C-Arm, fixed or mobile, are fully cleaned following each case and in accordance with infection prevention standards.

  5. Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

  6. Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Proactively communicates with the surgical team, if and when, there are equipment issues of any kind so that schedules may be swiftly modified and the impact to patients and the surgical team is minimized.

  7. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to radiation safety policies and holds any person within the OR suite to the same radiation safety policies prior to ionizing radiation being emitted. Educates physicians, resident physicians and medical students on the importance of radiation safety and the importance of dosimetry while inside an active operative setting. Reports any identified radiation safety risks to the Radiation Safety Officer immediately.

  8. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

  9. Facilitates educational and onboarding support for new intra-operative technologists.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Certificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program.

Requires national certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensure by state regulatory agency if applicable. BLS certification is required.

This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with two years of related experience.

Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, ability to analyze data and solve problems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability

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