Community Health Systems Rad Technologist II - Imaging Services - 0.6 PT E/W in Mountaintop, Pennsylvania
Radiographers must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy,physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographicpositioning and exposure technique. He or she must maintain knowledge aboutradiation protection and safety. Radiographers prepare for and assist the Radiologist in the completionof intricate radiographic examinations. They prepare and administer contrastmedia and medications in accordance with state and federal regulations. Radiographers are the primary liaison betweenpatients and Radiologists and other members of the support team. They mustremain sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of the patient through goodcommunication, patient assessment, patient monitoring and patient careskills. Radiographers use professionaland ethical judgment and critical thinking when performing their duties.Quality improvement and customer service allows the Radiographer to be aresponsible member of the health care team by continually assessingprofessional performance. Radiographersembrace continuing education for optimal patient care, public education andenhanced knowledge and technical competence.
Graduate of anaccreditedschoolofRadiation Sciences/registry in Radiologic Technology required. Contingence of ARRT registration asfollows: maintenance of continuing education as directed by the AmericanRegistry of Radiologic Technology.
Previousexperience as a Radiologic Technologist preferred, but will accept newlyregistered graduates from approved radiography program. Technical expertise, knowledge of anatomy,safety conscious, manual dexterity, clerical accuracy, verbal ability.
ARRT, or ARRTregistered within six (6) months of graduation from approved radiographyprogram. BLS required and must becompleted prior to end of orientation period.
Organization: Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
Requisition ID: 1804053