Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Registered Radiologic Technologist in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Radiologic Technologist to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. This is a part-time (0.7 FTE) position with full benefits. Schedule is Friday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

We are seeking a Registered Radiologic Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging that will perform imaging examinations according to physicians orders, utilizing a variety of sophisticated imaging equipment, taking into account individual patients unique and/or age-related needs. Utilizes clinical knowledge and judgment in regard for proper positioning factors, radiation dose calibration of technique and patient treatment needed to produce optimal high quality images. Performs all examinations with minimal radiation exposure to patient and operator with ALARA awareness. Competent in using specialized imaging equipment with all patient types; inpatient, outpatient, emergency, surgical suites and perform complex fluoroscopic procedures following sterile technique protocols. Including performing imaging studies with portable equipment on hospitalized patients.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality images by performing examinations in multiple diagnostic areas, IP, OP, ED, Surgery, this includes conducting exams at the bedside for critically ill and immobile patients using portable imaging equipment, as well surgical C-arm cases in Surgery. May include performing bone densitometry exam

  • Perform all exams being mindful of 'ALARA'

  • Operate radiology equipment, determines and sets imaging factors, utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images, with minimal and acceptable repeat rates

  • Always provide for safe radiological operations by adhering to radiation protection standards. Uses protective lead shielding in accordance with policy

  • Understand and use appropriate x-ray techniques to provide high quality imaging, while keeping dose exposure to patient and operator as low as possible

  • Present images and related pertinent patient information to physician for diagnosis

  • Assist physicians with fluoroscopic and invasive special procedures, setting up sterile procedure trays and working within sterile fields, while completing accurate documentation

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R) certification

  • Current Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) as an RTR

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Completion of pledge to Image Gently/Image Wisely within one (1) month of hire

  • Computer skills and knowledge of keyboard functionality

  • Expert knowledge of anatomy and physiology, imaging principles and practices, as well as the ability to obtain high-quality images

  • Adherence to appropriate professional credentialing practice standards

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 267931

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