Radiographer

HCA Savannah , GA 31401

Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you a Radiographer looking for a new role with a cutting edge facility that puts employees and patients above all else? If so, consider Memorial Health Savannah, service 35 counties across Southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina.

Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Memorial Health, committed to building a health community across the greater Savannah area. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission. We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team.

Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital, and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. Memorial Health proudly serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina.

We'd love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now?

Benefits:

We offer you a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment and employee stock purchase plan.

We are searching for a Radiographer for a fulltime evenings, with rotating weekends position. Great shift differentials added to the base pay

Essential Duties:

  • Introduction of patient to self, registered technologists and physician if appropriate.

  • Prepares patient for examination by proper gowning and explanation of procedure to patient.

  • Performs positive patient ID properly prior to performing x-ray studies. Acquires appropriate history from patient as relative to the exam.

  • Completes radiographic examination per physician order and department protocol.

  • Practices radiation safety techniques by utilizing the ALARA principal, shields all patients unless prohibited by exam type.

  • Utilization of protective shielding when performing fluoroscopic procedures or restraining patients.

  • Wears radiation exposure badge appropriately and changes monthly. Records exposure data for pregnant patients (confirmed or suspected) according to protocol.

  • Practices proper collimation positioning and exposure factors.

  • Accurately indicates affected side or appropriately designates "R" or "L" to indicate right or left side or other indicators as appropriate to exam.

  • Administers contrast utilizing sterile techniques, practicing universal precautions at all times.

  • Reviews order (written, if applicable) before proceeding with exam. Accepts responsibility for correction of orders.

  • Ensures previous exams are available as appropriate, accepts responsibility for call report process.

  • Operates digital and computed radiography producing quality images.

  • Ensures procedures/patients are appropriately identified and merged/unmerged as PACS (Picture and Archiving Communications Systems) requires.

  • Completes RIS procedures to include 'end exam' and appropriately enters other charges as required by procedure performed.

  • Operates all radiographic equipment with high degree of proficiency selecting appropriate technical factors for procedure begin performed including but not limited to kVp, MA, focal spot selection, exposure time etc, Recognizes appropriate range of exposure for all procedures acquired on DR or CR.

  • Critiques image quality and repeats as necessary.

  • Supports the orientation of new team members, instructs new team members in operation of equipment, charging/ resulting procedures, etc.

  • Provides guidance in protocols and polices.

  • Teaches and trains students allowing them opportunities to meet their objectives for clinical rotations.

EDUCATION AND SPECIFIC TRAINING:

Education Required

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and completion of an accredited school of Radiology.

Education Preferred

  • Associates degree

License/Certification Required

  • BLS; and ARRT (R) or ARRT (R) registry eligible;
  • Must successfully pass ARRT credentialing in Radiography (R) within
  • 6 months of graduation from an accredited school or program

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience Required-New graduate

  • Experience Preferred-1 year experience

  • OR Experience Preferred

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