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Radiology Technologist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:The Registered Radiology Technologist performs medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician.Discover why Intermountain Health is a great place to workRADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST - WEEKEND PROGRAMBenefits Eligible: YesHours: 36 hr/week (12 hr shifts), 7:00 am - 7:30 pm$10 Weekend Program Shift Differential (Saturday & Sunday shifts only)Shift Details: Weekend Program (Saturday-Monday)Lutheran Medical Center is part of Intermountain Health a nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence - Magnet designation - by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of Intermountain Health by providing comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.Scope:Radiology Technologist responsibilities:Produce x-ray images of specified body areas as directed by the physician or radiologist ensuring clear and undistorted films. Position and instruct patients regarding x-ray procedures.Perform x-ray procedures using portable machines as requested by the Emergency Department and nursing units.Process films for radiologists reading/interpretation following established procedures.Prepare or clean patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies and wiping off tables and equipment ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.Protect patients from undue exposure to radiation by using lead shields and various safety factors.Prepare and assist in administering contrast agents by monitoring dosages and determining any potential allergies ensuring compliance with department policies and procedures.Maintain patient information as needed by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records.Maintain imaging and processing equipment by performing scheduled cleanings and tests and documenting results. Contact service personnel and notify supervision of malfunctioning equipment.Requirements:High School diploma or equivalent, required.Successful completion of an approved radiological training program and the ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), required.Current license/certification in the state of practice, required.Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required.At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred.Now that you know more about being a Radiology Technologist on our team, we hope you'll join us. At Intermountain Health, you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.Physical Requirements:Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, WalkingAnticipated job posting close date:06/26/2024Location:Lutheran Medical CenterWork City:Wheat RidgeWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:36The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$23.81 - $40.93We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Denver , Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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