Providence Radiology Technologist in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Radiology Technologist (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to the Imaging Services Department at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington.
Provides quality care to patients. Performs Radiology exams proficiently to provide Radiologists with accurate information to reach an interpretation. Brings areas of improvement to the attention of Management. The Registered Radiological Technologist is responsible for radiological procedures, assisting radiologist, and radiographic equipment operations as outlined in the job's position description.
In this position you will:
Able to achieve proper density and contrast for radiographic and fluoroscopic studies. Includes selection of proper use of MAS and KVP, and use of proper collimation. Obtains high quality images.
Properly positions patient for radiographic and fluoroscopic studies. Includes following prescribed protocols as well as achieving proper positioning.
Understands and is able to operate all x-ray equipment within Diagnostic Imaging x-ray department. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to interpret radiology orders and takes steps to problem solve discrepant orders efficiently.
Properly protects patient and self from effects of radiation including use of proper collimation on all images, and use of protective equipment for patient and self. Uses ALARA principles and standards
Marks patient studies appropriately including use of lead LT and RT initial markers on all images, and assures images are annotated with correct patient ID.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited two (2) year Radiologic Technologist Program
Registration by the ARRT (American Society of Radiological Technologists.)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Washington State Department of Health Radiologic Technologist License
One (1) year clinical experience in Radiologic Technology or equivalent
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Req ID: 270279