Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Radiologic Technologist Full Time in Festus, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. OverviewPerforms specialized procedures on patients resulting in diagnostic images for interpretation by the radiologist and for providing the patient care essential to these procedures. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our Mission, Values, and Company Service Standards.QUALIFICATIONS: Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Company . That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications: Certifications: ARRTR registry or registry eligible; 0-5 years Radiology experience ResponsibilitiesSafety/Risk Management:a. Locates and properly operates oxygen, suction, blood pressure and other essential patient care equipment.b. Consistently observes patients before, during and after procedures, making and using appropriate immobilization devices.c. Appropriately transfers patients to/from stretchers, wheelchairs and on/off procedure table, giving care to IV s and other appliances.d. Safely operates all equipment and immediately reports malfunctions, as well as locates all emergency switches.e. Consistently demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures and radiation safety.f. Assures that all data entered/retrieved from physician s orders and/or computer system is accurate, verifying accuracy prior to procedure.Coordination of Services:a. Reviews orders for diagnosis and prescriptions, appropriately scheduling patient and department resources for services.b. Performs all procedures according to protocol stated in procedure manual, unless directed otherwise by radiologist/physician, presenting completed procedure to radiologist/ physician for interpretation.c. Collaborates with staff members and physicians to assure delivery of optimal patient care at all times.d. Demonstrates ability to revise department schedule and staff assignments to meet patient and physician needs and maintain a smooth functioning department with limited rooms and equipment.e. Assumes responsibility for portions of quality improvement program. Understands all phases. Keeps all documentation current and available, following through with any problem areas.f. Assists in department orientation program as needed, assuming responsibility of training new staff. g. Assists staff members in keeping orientation program up to , contributing to development of educational needs, supervision and evaluation of radiology students.g. Evaluates diagnostic procedure for appropriateness, taking corrective measures if needed, and screening for previous procedures.Complex Aspects:a. Provides diagnostic CT scans for interpretation by radiologist.b. Performs exams in OR including use of C-arm and Rand F room 25.c Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply..EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 783811Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..