Radiology Technologist PRN (Mostly Weekends) North Pinellas at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    10/29/2020
  • Job ID:
    20021017
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    4 - Weekend Day

Job Description


Description
Radiology Technologist AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN (Mostly Weekends) plus covering PDO or Call Outs
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Collects pertinent data about the patient and the procedure. Uses consistent and appropriate techniques to gather relevant information from the medical record, significant others and health care providers. The collection of information is determined by the patient needs or condition.
  • Reconfirms patient identification and verifies the procedure requested or prescribed
  • Verifies patient pregnancy status when appropriate.
  • Determines whether the patient has been appropriately prepared for the procedure.
  • Measures patient size when needed.
  • Selects KVP, MA and Time when needed. Selects proper focal film distance to obtain satisfactory radiographs.
  • Elicits confidence and cooperation from the patient, the public and health care providers by providing timely communication and effective instruction.
  • Provides accurate explanations and instructions at an appropriate time and at a level the patient can understand.
  • Performs Radiological procedures utilizing approaches and equipment appropriate to patient’s age and size.
  • Addresses and documents patient questions and concerns regarding the procedure when appropriate.
  • Verifies correct exam ordered on requisition by comparing to physician order in chart or on prescription. Brings any discrepancies to attention of Lead Technologist or Imaging Services Manager.
  • Monitors the patient’s physical condition during the procedure
  • Documents diagnostic, therapeutic and patient data in the RIS and PACS. Documentation must be timely, accurate, concise and complete.
  • Maintains cleanliness and general orderliness of the examination room, radiographic equipment and processing areas.
  • Follows radiation safety and protection guidelines

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
  • BLS
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology
  • Current ARRT certification.
  • Current Florida State license in Radiologic Technology.
  • Basic Life Support Certification
 
Job Summary:

Radiologic Technologists perform radiographic examinations that create images for diagnosis. Radiography integrates scientific knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and useful diagnostic information. Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. Radiologic Technologists prepare for and assist the Radiologist in the completion of intricate radiographic examinations.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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