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Radiology Technologist, Thur - Sat 9a-9:30p, Full-Time (36hr

at Arkansas Childrens in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

CC014210 Radiology – Little Rock

Summary:

Performs quality radiographs and patient care while demonstrating ACH’s behavioral standards. Primary responsibility will be to South West Little Rock Clinic, however, position may be floated back to main department or other clinic locations on occasion for special circumstances or when South West Little Rock Clinic is closed. Position may infrequently be required to travel to regional clinics to provide x-ray service.

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Description

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Performs Quality Radiographs

Has knowledge of and consistently demonstrates correct and acceptable radiographic techniques and positioning.

Has current knowledge of all exams and protocols and seeks additional training/information as needed.

Demonstrates knowledge on all equipment and sets up room/equipment appropriate for exam ordered.

Utilizes right® and left (L) markers on all radiographs.

Appropriately uses collimation, shielding and other dose reduction techniques.

Verifies exams as ordered by physician, to include proper use of Radiology Dashboard.

Is familiar with Radiology downtime procedure, to include picture archiving and communication system (PACS) downtime server.

Actively participates in department-wide improvement initiatives to improve image quality.

2. Provide Quality Patient Care

Ensures correct patient utilizing at least two patient identifiers.

Ensures correct diagnosis and exam utilizing ACH protocols.

Understands and utilizes contrast forms for contrast exams.

Completes patient screening with attention to pregnancy, contrast and any contraindications.

Appropriately explains exams/procedures to patient and families.

Encourages at least one family member to be present during exams when appropriate.

Demonstrates a professional and courteous manner in all interactions with patients, families and visitors.

Utilizes immobilization devices (sand bags, pigg-o-stat, tape, head holders, etc.) to control patient movement.

Demonstrates knowledge of all emergency equipment/supplies.

Completes clinical patient care (may include vital signs, intake and output, heights, weights, head circumference, activities of daily living, IV starts, blood draws, point of care testing, and other clinical patient care assignments) in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.

Documents patient care and other clinical patient care assignments according to department guidelines.

Recognizes and reports changes in patient condition to licensed staff.

Communicates patient/family information to health care team members to assist with individualizing the patient plan of care.

Practices universal precautions/isolation techniques according to hospital policy.

Recognizes unsafe and emergency situations and reacts appropriately.

3. Area Management

Assists with keeping work area clean and well stocked.

Evaluates assigned room daily and cleans/stocks as needed.

Notifies supervisor when supplies are needed or equipment needs repaired or functions sub-optimally.

Transports/escorts patients as needed.

Works as a team player by demonstrating team support in all interactions with coworkers and other ACH departments.

Performs clerical duties as needed (may include, but is not limited to, patient registration, chart clean up, stamping flow sheets, making up clinic packets, answering telephone calls).

Performs other duties as assigned.

4. Continuing Education and Professional Development

Maintains continuing education credits as mandated by the ARRT.

Keeps current on new and developing technologies in Radiology.

Performs annual competencies satisfactorily.

Participates in quality projects as assigned.

Attends 80% of department meetings.

5. Hospital Policy and Procedures

Complies with Arkansas State Health Department rules and regulations.

Complies with Joint Commission recommendations.

Practices universal precautions as directed by OSHA.

Adheres to ACH mission statement and service and behavioral standards.

Complies with all ACH and departmental policies and procedures.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required – Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma – Field of Study: Radiologic Technology

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Preferred – 1 years pediatric radiology technologist experience preferred

CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS

Required – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT R) (needed within 12 months of hire date)

Required – Radiologic Technology Licensure Program (AR) (Candidate must possesss at time of hire)

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Required – Good verbal communication skills

Preferred – Computer data entry

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 50 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)-Frequently

Noise Level-Noise Level-Loud

Physical Activity-Climb or balance-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Regularly

Physical Activity-Sit-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Stand-Regularly

Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Frequently

Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Regularly

Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Regularly

Physical Activity-Walk-Frequently

Physical Environment-Blood or bodily fluid-Regularly

Physical Environment-Infectious disease-Frequently

Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Regularly

Physical Environment-Risk of radiation-Regularly

Physical Environment-Work near moving mechanical parts-Regularly

Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required

Arkansas Children’s is the only health system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, which allows our organization to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas. Our system includes two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, and several clinics across the state. For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond.

Our team members are focused on fulfilling a promise to define and deliver unprecedented child health. We are also united by a mission: We champion children to make them better today and healthier tomorrow.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital is among the elite 6 percent of hospitals globally that have Magnet Status (https://www.archildrens.org/about-us/magnet-recognition) . Our health system includes a 336-bed hospital in Little Rock with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, a research institute, and nationally recognized transport service. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News World Report in four specialties: (2021-2022): Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology.

A sister campus, Arkansas Children’s Northwest, opened in February 2018, bringing 233,613 square feet of inpatient beds, emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.

Generous philanthropic and volunteer engagement has sustained Arkansas Children’s since it began as an orphanage in 1912, and today ensures the system can deliver on its promise of unprecedented child health.

Arkansas Children’s provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or e

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Job Posting: JC193711986

Posted On: Oct 01, 2021

Updated On: Dec 08, 2021