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Radiology Technologist Atrium Health Medical Morehead Plaza Services PRN

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 100311
Job Family: Radiology Services
Specialty: Orthopedic Trauma
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F 8-5 PRN
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011040033091-Orthopedic Services


.FLSA Status: Nonexempt Original Date: July 1992 Last Revision: April 2018 JOB SUMMARY: Performs diagnostic radiology procedures by utilizing equipment and employing techniques and procedures that are appropriate to the entire span of ages served in accordance with accepted standards of practice. Demonstrates expertise in limiting radiation exposure to patients and other members of the health care team. Provides direction and supervision to staff. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology. Minimum two years' experience as a diagnostic radiologic technologist. LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Certified and registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. BLS (CPR) Certification. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Performs or assists in performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures in accordance with the North Carolina Regulation for Protection against Radiation. Maintains appropriate education and credentials. Participates with implementing workflow and protocol changes. 2. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work objectives by assessing and reassigning staff as needed to meet daily demand and productivity targets. Coordinates technical coverage, supervises schedules and assignments and provides bi-annual evaluations of staff. Demonstrates effective teamwork skills to promote a cooperative work environment. Provides emergency on-call coverage after normal working hours as required. 3. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies. Recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergencies. 4. Maintains knowledge of procedures, equipment and systems used to perform job functions and acts as a resource to other staff/healthcare personnel when procedural/protocol questions arise. Orders and maintains availability of supplies and readiness of equipment. Reports patient safety concerns and equipment malfunctions promptly and appropriately. Ensures clinical areas supervised remain clean, neat and orderly, free of safety hazards and comply with OSHA, Infection Control and The Joint Commission standards. 5. Collaborates with departmental leadership to develop, implement and communicate departmental Quality Improvement and safety initiatives. 6. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote improved quality of patient care. Conduct and/or coordinate educational opportunities for technical staff each year. Readily shares professional knowledge and educational material. 7. Participates in planning by establishing personal goals to support quality improvement efforts and contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives. Assists in development of new programs or services of the assigned areas. 8. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Models and ensures compliance with departmental Standards of Behavior and the medical center Values/Behavior Anchors. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures. Participates in departmental in-service and educational offerings. Contributes to the overall quality of service. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to multitask and prioritize clinical responsibilities Ability to work in fast paced, potentially stressful environment Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with physicians, staff and other medical center personnel regarding patient care Ability to communicate with patients of varying age groups Maintains a positive, effective working relationship with staff and leadership Ability to teach and provide instruction and assess image/exam quality Uses sound judgment in decision-making WORK ENVIRONMENT: Exposure to infections and contagious diseases Frequent exposure to the risk of bloodborne diseases Exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes Subject to electrical, radiant energy and radiation hazards Exposure to a variety of electro-mechanical/power equipment Exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens Exposure to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness) Subject to varying and unpredictable situations Handles emergency or crisis situations Subject to long, irregular hours Handles absentee replacement on short notice Clean work area PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum