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Radiology Technologist Student - Radiology PHSW Medical Center (Per Diem)
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 153528

PeaceHealth is seeking a Radiology Technologist Student - Radiology PHSW Medical Center (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of a Radiological Technologist, performs radiology procedures using judgment to select proper exposure, positioning, and meet patient care needs.  Uses a variety of fixed and mobile radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment in various locations including surgery, nursing units, Emergency Department, satellite operations and main radiology department. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Operates equipment and devices utilizing standard procedures, monitors device performance and ensures functionality.
  2. Practices aseptic technique as necessary, assists with contrast media, assists the physician with imaging procedures, initiates life support measures for patients if necessary, maintains all appropriate and required patient records, and procedure documentation.
  3. Transfers patients as necessary.
  4. Processes images by either automatic film process or digital radiography laser equipment as appropriate.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Must be currently enrolled in the last year of an accredited 2-4 year Radiologic Technology Program and be in good standing.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

  • BLS is required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
  • Ability to assess patient’s condition and exercise independent judgment to implement life-sustaining action
  • Ability to position patients including proper beam-part-film alignment with respect to the source of radiation, selected imaging modality and area to be examined.

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% 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, Wash., 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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

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:  Temporary
Hourly compensation starts at: $16.59, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support

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 || Temporary || 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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