SSM Health Radiology Technologist - PRN in Saint Louis, Missouri
It's more than a career, it's a calling
MO-SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is renowned for its exceptional pediatric care and commitment to providing the highest quality healthcare services to children in need. As a Radiology Technologist, you will play a crucial role in delivering accurate diagnostic imaging services to our young patients, ensuring their well-being and contributing to their overall treatment plans.
As a Radiology Technologist at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, you will have access to state-of-the-art equipment and work alongside a team of highly skilled professionals who are passionate about providing exceptional care to our young patients. Additionally, you will have opportunities for professional growth and development through ongoing training and educational programs.
Takes x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provides support for the imaging department. This position performs plain films, fluoro, portables, and OR exams and/or plain films and Bone Density (BD registry required).
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Explains procedures to patient to ensure understanding. Provides appropriate educational material.
Transports patients to and from clinical areas and verifies patient identity according to policies and procedures. Prepares patient for radiology exam by positioning the patient for the procedure.
Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.
Prepares and administers contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.
Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
Maintains a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms and any other areas in department.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Associate's degree or completion of a radiology certification program
- No experience required
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent lifting/moving of patients.
Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare kneeling and sitting.
Licenses / Certifications:
ARRT-R Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - ARRT-R Radiography within 6 months - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), Radiographer, Licensed - Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Radiologic Technologists - Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)
Variable Shift (United States of America)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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