Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Radiologic Technologist in Saint Louis, 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. OverviewAssist radiologist and or performing physician in the performance of interventional and special procedures myelography, hysterosalpingography, arthrography and any other such procedures. Provide the patient care essential to the exams.QUALIFICATIONS: We're all unique pieces of a puzzle at Company , connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you'll bring with you: Education: Successful completion of an accredited Radiography programLicensure:Experience: 0 - 5 years Radiology New Rad Tech grads eligibleCertifications: A.R.R.T. registered or registry eligible upon hire, and A.R.R.T. achieved within six months of employment.Other: Requires minor nursing skills. ResponsibilitiesSafety/Risk Management:Locates and properly operates oxygen, suction, blood pressure and other essential patient care equipment. Consistently observes patients before, during and after procedures. Makes and uses appropriate immobilization devices. Appropriately transfers patients to/from stretchers, wheelchair's and on/off procedure table, giving care to IV's and other appliances. Safely operates all equipment and immediately reports malfunctions. Locates all emergency switches. Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures and radiation safety. Assures that all data entered/ retrieved from physician orders and/or computer system is accurate. Verifies accuracy prior to procedure.Coordination of ServicesReviews orders for diagnosis and prescriptions. Collaborates with staff members and physicians to assure delivery of optimal patient care at all times. Utilizes resources appropriately, revising department schedule and staff assignments as needed. Performs all procedures according to protocol stated in procedure manual/ prescribed by radiologist/physician. Presents completed procedure to radiologist/ physician for interpretation. Assumes responsibility for portions of quality improvement program. Keeps all documentation current and available. Follows through with any problem areas. Assists in department orientation program as needed. Assumes responsibility of training new staff. Contributes to development of educational needs, supervision and evaluation of support staff and/or students. Evaluates diagnostic procedure for appropriateness and takes corrective measures if needed. Screens for previous procedures.Complex AspectsAssist radiologist and or performing physician with interventional procedures including routine, portable and emergency procedures. Assists with procedure maintaining sterile technique and sterile fields. Positions and immobilizes patients. When necessary will perform exams in the OR including use of C-arm and RandF room 25 and take call 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# 778001Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..