Radiology Technologist - * Winter Park, Colorado location* CO
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: February 10, 2024
We are recruiting for a Radiology Technologist - * Winter Park,
Colorado location* to join our team!
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Winter Park Medical CenterJob Summary
Under the direction of a radiologist, performs general radiographic
examinations at a technical level not requiring constant
supervision. Performs a variety of technical imaging procedures
that entail application of ionizing radiation; therefore, prudent
judgment, strong technical skills, and commitment to patient safety
are considered requisite professional characteristics for
individuals assuming the position as a general radiologic
Performs high quality general radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging
studies by selecting specific software parameters that will produce
a quality image for use by radiologists in their determination of a
diagnosis. To provide the necessary data for radiologists to
interpret images, the technologist scans all relevant clinical
information into the PACS, assigns prioritization box for the
radiologists' worklist, and then transmits current (and comparison
images, when applicable) to the PACS. These activities must be
completed immediately following examination completion, not to
exceed 1 hour. Prepares and assists in administering contrast
agents and determines any potential allergies to ensure compliance
with departmental practices. (30%)
Effectively interacts with Denver Health's PACS system through
compliance with data entry, image post-processing, image archiving
tasks, image quality assurance, and other related user interface
activities. Uses Epic to input patient examination data and to
place patient orders, when appropriate. Notates within the
appropriate electronic/hardcopy document, as necessary, all
pertinent patient information to comply with patient screening,
ordering, charting, and medical record requirements (e.g., Epic's
"Ticket to Ride" electronic handoff document, Radiology's hardcopy
pregnancy questionnaire). (25%)
Ensures patient safety, comfort, and personal dignity by following
appropriate patient care guidelines to include use of 2 patient
identifiers. Transports patients to and from the Department of
Radiology, as needed, to prevent patient flow delays. (20%)
Assists in the maintenance of department inventory by ordering,
stocking, and performing inventory checks on those medical supplies
utilized when performing general radiographic examinations.
Maintains imaging and processing equipment by performing scheduled
cleanings and tests; results of all cleanings and tests are
documented, as appropriate. Contacts service personnel and notifies
supervisory staff of equipment malfunctions. Maintains a clean and
orderly working environment through wiping down examination tables,
changing linens, stocking supplies, and washing/disinfecting
general radiographic equipment. (20%)
Attends and participates in departmental huddles, general
intradepartmental meetings, and Radiology's inservices. (5%)
Post High School Diploma or Certificate Program Required
1-3 years of professional work experience in performing general
radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures preferred
BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association
RTR-RT Radiography - ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge in how to operate general radiographic
equipment and related technology.
Demonstrated competency in the performance of general radiographic
Knowledge of how to address age-specific care needs of patients and
effective interpersonal skill sets that lead to productive
communications and collaborations.
Competency in interpreting physician order requests for general
radiographic imaging studies.
Ability to exercise prudent judgment in selecting and configuring
equipment settings to compensate for patient physiologic
Ability to consistently produce quality images of various
Ability to handle patient specimens and laboratory equipment.
Ability to maintain the expected level of competency.
Knowledge of safety and infection control practices to ensure a
safe environment of care.
Microsoft Office Suite experience required.
Electronic Health Management experience preferred.
$26.86 - $39.06 / hrBenefits
Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year,
immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and
generous medical plans
Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands,
travel, and more
Tuition reimbursement & assistance
Education & development opportunities including career pathways and
Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free
student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service
Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a
pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment
has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care
system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I
Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911
emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19
school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a
Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution,
Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided
billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is
viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on
hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar
for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals
and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away
from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is
an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions
reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our
commitment to diversity visit:
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