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Radiology Technologist (Per Diem) Job
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 150608

PeaceHealth is seeking a Radiology Technologist (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.

JOB SUMMARY

Prepares for and performs standard x-ray examinations, and may perform fluoroscopic procedures. Performs portable examinations and may perform surgical x-ray procedures. Utilizes proper positioning and selection of appropriate technical factors using various radiographic equipment to obtain optimal results.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepare, supply and equip exam room to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.
  2. Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.
  3. Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.
  4. Perform most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary. 
  5. Provides patient education and instruction prior to and after examination.  Provide training/education to staff and students as indicated.
  6. Demonstrates ability to adapt exam to address problems of patient care as they arise making decisions to appropriately resolve problems.
  7. Performs x-ray examinations applying appropriate infection control and radiation safety measures.
  8. Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self-patient, and visitor. Evaluates patient for pregnancy prior to exam as indicated.
  9. May perform surgical x-ray examinations, will utilize appropriate radiation safety measures and adhering to AORN standards.
  10. Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology program required.

     

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of one year previous experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development, and life stages to meet each patient’s need
  • Demonstrated venipuncture competency
  • PACS/RIS knowledge is required. 
  • ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.

     

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • ARRT (R) Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist is required.
  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

     

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to work with basic office equipment such as telephones, copier, facsimiles, computers, etc.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS - Per Diem

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.     
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.  
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Diagnostic Imaging; Other Technicians & Technologists
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $24.28, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: American Registry of Radiologic Technologist; Basic Life Support; Radiology Technologist - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Diagnostic Imaging; Other Technicians & Technologists || Per Diem/Relief || DIAGNOSTIC SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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