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Radiology Technologist - HRMC, Diag Radiology, Per Diem

Company: Health First
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by: Being committed to the Health First I CARE Values: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence; Being engaged and contributing to a positive and productive work environment; Producing quality images; Following all HF, hospital and departmental protocols in a professional, memorable and timely manner; Mentoring the technical development of co-workers and students within a team concept.PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:* Maintain a safe environment for patients/customers, team members and yourself.* Ensure the correct procedure is performed on the correct patient by verifying two forms of patient identification on "Every Patient / Every Time".* Perform "time out" process prior to starting any invasive procedure.* Adhere to ALARA principles of radiation safety.* Knowledge regarding location of emergency equipment/supplies and how to use such equipment/supplies.* Familiar with the Health First Emergency Kardex and responsibilities in relation to specified emergent codes.* Responsible for hurricane preparedness and your duties as a Health First associate.* Follow Infection Control policies and procedures; practice aseptic and sterile techniques.* Effectively document and communicate pertinent and required information.* Report malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate department, fellow associate and management in a timely manner.* Accurately complete all required documentation/forms - written/electronic (ex: patient history, pregnancy, IV contrast, procedural consent, MAR, safety portal, medication reconciliation, PACS.* Review exam orders from medical charts and/or prescriptions prior to performing an exam.* Obtain pertinent patient history from the requisition, the patient, the medical chart or other sources.* Perform procedure protocols, produce images consistent with image quality standards and follow all Federal, State and Regional healthcare regulations and adhere to Joint Commission/ACR standards.* Properly position patients and uses appropriate technique.* Assure that exam rooms are clean, neat, stocked and disinfected; and that equipment is clean, disinfected and ready for the next patient encounter.* Follow proper image retrieval and file processes.* Participate in quality initiatives and offer suggestions for departmental improvements including departmental protocols, policies, and procedures.* Accept additional responsibilities to assist with reaching departmental goals/initiatives.* Attend staff meetings/in-services as required. Reads and signs off on all staff meeting minutes as required.* Properly identifies, prepares and/or administers medications that are within the technologist's scope of practice as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:* Graduate of a Joint Review Committee approved Radiologic Technology program, or equivalent approved school of Radiologic Technology.* Possess a current Florida State License as a General Radiographer.* Possess a current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) registration or be registry eligible.* Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.* Computer-related skills deemed pertinent for optimal technical performance.* Excellent oral and written communication skills.* Ability to report to department within 30 minutes when on call.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:* Able to walk, bend, stoop, reach, and lift throughout their shift.* Able to move, lift, or position patients as required.* Able to push wheelchairs, stretchers, and beds.* Dependable and flexible in relation to covering required shifts.* Able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted, several times per day.* Able to wear lead aprons for extended periods of time.

Keywords: Health First, Melbourne , Radiology Technologist - HRMC, Diag Radiology, Per Diem, Healthcare , Melbourne, Florida

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