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Radiographer - Evening Shift

Company: Covenant HealthCare
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Radiographer, under supervision, performs radiological examinations for the interpretation of a Radiologist; maintains patient files for future reference. The Radiographer has clinical contact with patients in all age groups (neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric) and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat them according to the age appropriate care guidelines as defined by Covenant HealthCare. Responsibilities: Produces and evaluates diagnostically acceptable studies following department protocol. Positions patients according to the type of examination required, and provides and applies immobilization devices as required. Obtains and documents, per protocol, pertinent clinical history. Explains procedures to patients. Injects patients with contrast media under the direction of a Radiologist to allow imaging of specific organs or anatomical structures; monitors and records patient reactions to injections and responds to adverse reactions, following emergency procedures as necessary. Transports patients via wheelchair or stretcher; lifts, moves and assists in transferring patients, utilizing proper body mechanics during diagnostic procedures. Uses proper technique in handling and transporting IVs, IVACs, oxygen, catheters and other patient equipment. Moves and operates portable x-ray, fluoro and other imaging equipment, observing department protocol. Maintains radiographic equipment in efficient operation condition. Maintains cleanliness and order in work area; obtains supplies and equipment as needed. Answers phone, records daily schedule and performs other routine clerical duties as needed. Maintains proficiency in all computer functionality necessary to perform job.duties (EPIC, RIS, PACS, QC, email, etc.). Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Currently registered or is registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Minimum of one (1) year of related experience. BLS Certified. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Well versed in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology. Documented evidence of education based on observation, hands-on experience. Superb interpersonal skills in relationship with patients, families and co-workers. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and the public. CHNonNJ Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: Continuing education credits Dental insurance Disability insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Free parking Health insurance Life insurance Loan forgiveness Paid sick time Paid time off Referral program Travel reimbursement Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceHealthcare setting: Acute care Inpatient Level I trauma centerSchedule: Evening shift Holidays Weekend availabilityTravel requirement: No travel

Application Question(s): Are you currently registered or is registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists?Experience: related radiology exam/technician: 1 year (Required)License/Certification: BLS Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Covenant HealthCare, Saginaw , Radiographer - Evening Shift, Other , Saginaw, Michigan

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