Diagnostic Imaging Technical Specialist - PRN - Mount Vernon Hospital
As a Diagnostic Imaging Technical Specialist, you will provide clinical services in multiple modalities, according to Imaging practice standards, with equal time spent in each modality, based on OU needs, while acting as a resource to Imaging Students and other technologists to ensure optimal department functions. To help achieve our mission, you will administer sound patient care practices according to hospital and department policies/procedures while ensuring the safety of patients. Your ability to demonstrate independent judgment necessary to support an effective work environment is required.
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Imaging principles, theory, anatomy and pathology processes while utilizing the most appropriate techniques and/or positioning for optimal examinations, as demonstrated by exam results.
- Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history/informed consent from patients, or patients' charts, to assist the physician in optimizing the performance and interpretation of the examination, as evidenced by the exam results.
- Demonstrates the effective use of radiation protection procedures with collimation devices and protective shielding, as evidenced by incidence reports.
- Maintains an orderly, safe and clean environment. Ensures rooms are stocked with appropriate supplies for procedures.
- Performs and documents routine quality control testing of equipment. Performs/recognizes the need for routine maintenance of imagers/processors to maintain consistent quality images, as evidenced by the physician and exam results.
- Assists in the development, review and implementation of policies/procedures, as evidenced by compliance.
- Exhibits excellent communication skills that are clear and concise.
- Demonstrates creativity in section operation skills, decision making skills and contingency planning preparation, as evidence by effective problem resolution.
- Hours/Schedule: PRN MVH X-Ray, Mammography hours/days will vary
- Experience :One year of experience in a hospital/healthcare environment
- Education: Graduate of an accredited school/program of radiography.
- Certification / Training : ARRT registered as a Radiologic Technologist. Must obtain advanced certification in applicable modality within one year of training.