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Radiography Technologist

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Location:Hollywood, FloridaEmployees in Imaging Services at #teamMHSflorida enjoy participating in an excellent, unrivaled culture. Patient safety, quality and outstanding customer service are valued above all else. Extensive teamwork and collaboration are encouraged across the modalities for the mutual benefit of improving patient outcomes and providing a rewarding experience for our employees involved in their care.Summary:Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.Responsibilities:Takes on call shift responsibilities as required by the department.When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.Charges appropriately for all supplies used for procedure and utilizes appropriate exam codes.Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes images and identifies issues with the quality of images. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure if clinically appropriate.Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.Competencies:ACCOUNTABILITY, ACCURACY & QUALITY, ADMINISTRATION OF CONTRAST MEDIA, CUSTOMER SERVICE, IMAGE PRODUCTION, ANALYSIS AND ARCHIVAL, PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE, PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE, PATIENT POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES, RADIATION PROTECTION, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOREducation and Certification Requirements:Accredited Program: Radiology (Required)ARRT_American Registry of Radiology Tech (ARRT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), BLS American Heart E-Card (BLS AHA ECARD) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Cert American Heart_non ecard (BLS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Certification Grace (BLS GRACE) - Employee Grace Period for Essential Credential (GRACE), BLS Cert Red Cross (BLS RC) - Red Cross (RED CROSS), Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL)Additional Job Information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required.Other Information: **Must possess an active Radiography Certificate from the State of Florida and must take the ARRT(R) examination.Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • -Bending and Stooping = 60%
  • -Climbing = 0%
  • -Keyboard Entry = 60%
  • -Kneeling = 40%
  • -Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 60%
  • -Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • -Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • -Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • -Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • -Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • -Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • -Reaching = 60%
  • -Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 20%
  • -Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 20%
  • -Running = 0%
  • -Sitting = 40%
  • -Squatting = 40%
  • -Standing = 60%
  • -Walking = 60%
  • -Audible Speech = 80%
  • -Hearing Acuity = 80%
  • -Smelling Acuity = 0%
  • -Taste Discrimination = 0%
  • -Depth Perception = 80%
  • -Distinguish Color = 80%
  • -Seeing - Far = 80%
  • -Seeing - Near = 80%
  • -Bio hazardous Waste = 60%
  • -Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 60%
  • -Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 60%
  • -Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 60%
  • -Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 60%
  • -Asbestos = 0%
  • -Cytotoxic Chemicals = 0%
  • -Dust = 0%
  • -Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 0%
  • -Hazardous Chemicals = 20%
  • -Hazardous Medication = 0%
  • -Latex = 20%
  • -Computer Monitor = 60%
  • -Domestic Animals = 0%
  • -Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%
  • -Fire Risk = 20%
  • -Hazardous Noise = 0%
  • -Heating Devices = 0%
  • -Hypoxia = 0%
  • -Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%
  • -Magnetic Fields = 0%
  • -Moving Mechanical Parts = 60%
  • -Needles/Sharp Objects = 60%
  • -Potential Electric Shock = 20%
  • -Potential for Physical Assault = 20%
  • -Radiation = 40%
  • -Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%
  • -Unprotected Heights = 0%
  • -Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 20%Shift:Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer. We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.We are proud to offer Veteran's Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.net

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , Radiography Technologist , Other , Hollywood, Florida

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