Community Health Systems *Allied Health Tech/RRT- Per Diem- Urgent Care- Austintown in Warren, Ohio

Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible to ValleyCare Health Systems for supporting the corporate mission, vision and values. Responsible to Immediate Care for performance of radiographic procedures and other patient care duties. Responsible to the customer for courteous, accurate, timely service.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAJOR DUTIES

Radiograph patients following procedures, standards and radiologist orders for radiation protection and patient positioning.

Under the direction of the RN, may administer first aid on arrival of patients and may perform basic functions such as vital signs and other patient care functions.

Ensures that radiographic readings are obtained in a timely fashion and that proper follow up with the patient is implemented and RN is notified of any discrepancies.

Assists in gathering patient information on arrival and entering it into Invision system. Files and organizes paper work as needed.

Assists physician in exam, (holding infants and children) Assists during suturing and sterile procedures.

May perform simple CLIA waived laboratory tests, such as urine dipsticks, strep screens, monospots. Certified to collect DOT drug screens and Breath Alcohol when indicated.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Completion of a college or technical training program in radiology and/or allied health. Requires one year experience on this or related jobs in a hospital or healthcare facility to develop the judgement necessary to make appropriate decisions and to handle emergency situations. After orientation, up to three month s experience on this job is required to perform essential functions.

LICENSURE, REGISTRATION AND/OR CERTIFICATION

CurrentOhiolicense as Radiologic Technologist by the Ohio Department of Health required.

Certification in Radiologic Technology by AART (American Registry of Radiology Technologists required. Certification in CPR required.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Broad knowledge in radiology. Ability to correctly spell and file.

Knowledge of regulatory, legislative and JCAHO standards related to radiology.

LANGUAGE AND MATH SKILLS

Ability to read and follow simple verbal or written instructions, and write legibly. Ability to perform basic math (add and subtract two digit numbers and multiply and divide by 10 s and 100 s) using units of measure for weight, volume and distance.

COMPUTER OPERATIONS

Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR PATIENT CARE

Provides diagnostic and/or therapeutic services to the patient based on physician orders. Direct result of any error could have serious consequences for the patient

Job: Imaging - Radiology

Organization: Youngstown Outpt Serv

Location: OH-Warren

Requisition ID: 1718268