Radiologic Technologist II
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Mobile, AL 36607
Radiologic Technologist II
MRI UH, AL
USA Health University Hospital
USA Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA’s health network includes University Hospital, Children’s & Women’s Hospital, Mitchell Cancer Institute, Physicians Group, and the College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.
In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA’s medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. USA Health delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
USA Health is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.
Abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization’s values; follows all timekeeping/clocking policies; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning and transferring patients without assistance or with assistance when needed for patient safety and when moving equipment/supplies that are necessary to perform essential functions; demonstrates CPR according to American Heart Association standards; may assist with training Radiology students; performs a variety of related digital image management tasks as necessary; demonstrates a complete working knowledge of all radiographic equipment used; demonstrates anatomy under investigation through proper patient positioning; consistently uses markers at time of exposure to indicate laterality, patient position, etc.; adjusts technical factors in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation; provides radiation protection to patient, family, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards; reviews requests for services and written orders checking for special instructions from physicians and consults with physician as needed; pleasantly greets patients, confirming their identity using two identifiers and introducing self; completely explains examination procedure to the patient and their family, if present; performs visual preventive safety inspections of all equipment used and communicates problems to supervisor; maintains necessary inventory of supplies, rotating stock in an orderly fashion, and eliminating outdated items; recognizes emergency situations and initiates code procedures as needed; utilizes RIS user messaging; completes all mandatory unit and educational requirements in a timely manner; completes all aspects of patient’s exam, ensuring images are available for physician review in a timely manner; performs all routine radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures including portable examinations as assigned; performs examinations in assigned specialty area, according to established protocols; assists in the movement of patients to and from wheelchairs, stretchers, beds, and radiographic tables; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages and digital pager; maintains accurate and complete records by performing procedure completion process utilizing hospital computer system; accepts and completes all duties positively and without conflict; cooperates, helps others and improves the performance of the unit; utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of the job; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime and call as required; related duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalent, successful completion of an approved course in Radiologic Technology, one year of experience conducting routine diagnostic procedures, and completion of an approved program in advanced modality or one year of experience in advance modality. A bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology may substitute for the required experience in conducting routine diagnostic procedures. Registry with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Diagnostic Radiology is required. Advanced registry is highly preferred, and may be required for certain modalities.
Working Days and Hours
Alternating Monday – Friday, as needed
10:30 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.