Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 91233
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Temporary
Department Name: 51011028331661-Nursing - Float Pool
Newly created temporary, non-benefited Radiology Technologist position as an Internal Resource on the Atrium Health Resource Team, supporting the Radiology Service Line within one of 3 different regions:
Region 1: CMC, Mercy, Cabarrus, University City, Stanly
Region 2: CMC, Mercy, Pineville, Union, Anson
Region 3: CMC, Mercy, Cleveland, Kings Mountain, Lincoln
Performs technical level radiographic examinations under the direction of the Radiologist. Supervises radiology area assigned by leadership. Services diagnostic radiographic procedures with demonstrated proficiency utilizing radiation safety practices to produce a high quality examination.
• Operates all radiographic equipment within the department, including correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills.
• Performs and/or assists with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures.
• Checks requisition for physician notes and/or special instructions and consults with Radiologist and/or other physicians as necessary.
• Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals, or contrast materials as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered nurse.
• Confirms patient identification by checking armband and validates proof of identity.
• Records patient medical history pertaining to specific procedure and documents on requisition.
• Prepares and administers contrast media as required.
• Assures that procedure rooms are adequately supplied.
• Maintains patient medical records including closing orders, fixing exceptions, obtaining STAT readings and verifying correct exam was sent to Stentor.
• Coordinates daily activities and clerical duties.
Requires strenuous physical effort while assisting patients from wheelchairs and stretchers. Handles equipment and monitors supplies. May frequently be required to stretch, bend, twist, squat or kneel in operating all Radiographic equipment. Able to use hands for power gripping, speed work and precision during manipulation of radiographic equipment and in the case of injured and/or diseased patients. Vision and hearing for distances of up to 10 feet is necessary. Exposure to various physical conditions throughout the workday such as walking on hard surfaces, climbing stairs and being near moving equipment. Able to adapt to changes in temperature and humidity.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Completion of formal Radiology Technology Program in an AMA-approved facility. Registry eligible or registered by the ARRT. 1 year of direct patient care work experience. Must pass competencies to include trauma and pediatric protocols. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.