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Radiologic Technologist

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Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Overview
Perform radiographic procedures at a technical level, not requiring constant supervision of technical details. Assume responsibility for procedures performed. Performs related duties as assigned.
Responsibilities
Positions and transfers patients properly.
Produces quality diagnostic radiographs.
Selects and operates all radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment.
Processes film.
Provides radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards by shielding and collimation of the radiation beam.
Administers contrast media under the direction of a physician and within the guidelines of the Radiology Department/Health System policies.
Schedules radiology examinations in the correct manner.
Accurately charges for supplies used.
Assists the radiologists and other staff physicians in performing radiology procedures.
Assists in performing first aid if necessary.
Assists referring physicians in locating films and reports in the Radiology Department.
Transports patients to and from their rooms, or other areas, as needed.
Keeps the work area clean and orderly.
Completes all required continuing education.
Demonstrates effective, courteous communication with patients, families, and other employees.
Performs clerical duties such as answering the telephone, registering patients, filing, sorting, delivering reports, taking insurance information, reading reports to the physicians' offices.
Operates the Radiology Information System (RIS).
Performs routine lab procedures such as drawing blood and collecting urine and other specimens.
General Duties:
19.1 Observes universal precautions consistently.
19.2 Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.
19.3 Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance
19.4 Meets Health System attendance standards.
19.5 Performs other duties as directed including clerical.
19.6 Abides by all the rules in the Radiology and Health System policy and procedure manuals.
Obtains properly completed examination request, clinical history, ICD Code, and charges proper CPT code.
Qualifications:
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate of accredited school of Radiologic Technology.
Licensure: ARRT.
Experience: None.
Certifications: None.
Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Technical skill in radiologic procedures. Understanding of basic anatomy. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: This individual must be capable of: manipulating x-ray equipment, including mobile and other equipment; carrying cassettes; selecting and manipulating exposure factors; evaluating radiographs; lifting, moving, and transporting patients; continual standing and walking; recognizing emergency situations; adapting to stressful situations; communicating effectively. Equipment Used: This individual should be proficient in the use of: radiographic equipment, radiographic processors, computers.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a ""top 100 places to work."" We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Company Description:

Transforming the Health of Our Communities.


Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 43 acute care and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.




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