Special Proc Technologist

CHI Health Sherwood , AR 72120

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

  • This position is eligible for up to a $7,500 sign on bonus!*
    CHI St. Vincent, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
    CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

  • We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:*

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

It takes a skilled team of diagnostic imaging professionals to support the wide variety of radiology services we offer to the community of Little Rock. We're actively connecting with Radiographers who are interested in joining our already established team. If you are a talented imaging professional who enjoys getting to know your patients, it's time to explore opportunities with us!

  • Responsibilities*

  • Expectations: *

  • Obtains pertinent medical history from the patient by observation or with oral communication.

  • Recognizes changes in patients during the course of the exam from initial assessment.

  • Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complimentary to medical ethics.

  • Modifies procedure as required through knowledge gained by patient assessment without compromising diagnostic or therapeutic outcome.

  • Communicates clearly with patients of all ages, peers and others in order to complete the hospital/physician plan of patient care.

  • Performs radiologic procedures on patients of all ages properly, according to the Radiology Procedure Manual standard of obtaining diagnostic images.

  • Performs Diagnostic Angiographic/Therapeutic Interventional procedures on patients of all ages properly, according to the Angiographic/Interventional procedure manual standard.

  • Provides clinical supervision for student Radiographers.

  • Pursues educational self development in order to maintain ARRT certification.

  • Maintain self-education for Arkansas state license..

  • Avoid any mechanical, biological, radiation or electrical hazard and report potential hazards immediately

  • Qualifications*

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • AAS Radiologic Technologist (RT) degree from accredited program

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Registry eligible and registered within 12 months of hire

  • Licensed Radiologic Technologist through the Arkansas Department of Health.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • New grads are welcome to apply! *

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Technology from an accredited program

  • 1 year of previous Rad Tech experience

  • Knowledgable in basic computer skills; PACs, and Meditech

Related Skills:cat scan, mri, mammography, bone density, nuclear medicine, echocardiogram, segmental blood pressure, ekg, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, radiography, electroencephalic (EEG), electrocardiographic (EKG), segmental blood pressures, DEXA, computerized tomography (CT), radio-opaque contrast, vital signs, cystograms, hysterosalpingogram, anatomy, physiology, picture archiving and communications system (PACS), magnetic resonance, venipuncture, contrast injections, retrograde urethragrams, sterile techniques, x-ray, sonographers, sonography

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Special Proc Technologist

CHI Health