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Radiographer: PRN

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Enid
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Performs radiographic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Assists radiologist in performing fluoroscopic exams. Performs imaging procedures in one specialty area at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Call required in a specialty area for which competency has been achieved.

Performs all general, surgical, specialty, vascular, cardiac, CT, MRI and Nuclear Medicine radiography procedures efficiently and produces films of consistently high quality.

Demonstrates ability to perform proper radiation protection for the patient in all exams.

Selecting the proper technique factor using the technique chart as a reference.

Demonstrates understanding of surgery procedures and protocols.

Completely prepares/cleans room for each exam.

Works with and instructs student radiographers.

Processes images recognizing potential image generation problems.

Obtains adequate patient history; prepares images for interpretation; and assures correct information is included on each image.

Proficiently utilizes Cerner, which includes Radnet, Scheduling, and Powerchart modules for patient information entry/review.

Able to proficiently send images and documentation as needed for off-site review to imaging review services. Knows how to troubleshoot transmission problems when they arise.

Knowledge in operation of equipment not limited to but including digital console, image processors, recording/monitoring equipment, cine viewer, digital archiving equipment, etc.

Assists RN in preparing and monitoring patients recognizing abnormal values.

Assures proper radiation and magnet protection for the patient, co-workers, and self.

Assures proper documentation of patient and procedures.

Documents and records information required on images and requisitions.

Knowledgeable of all supplies stocked in Cath lab .i.e. catheters ,guide wires , PTA balloons cath, I.V. solutions, interventional cardiac supplies (PTCA, and stent) etc.

Maintains schedule workload while accommodating add on requests.

Prepares room and patient for exams as required.

Insures radiation safety protection self, patients, co-workers, physicians, and visitors.

Processes images and presents for interpretation in a timely manner.

Assures arrangements have been made for sedation, if needed following departmental policy.

Prepares room and patient for exams as required. Insuring patient is prepped and ready for procedure and when applicable radiologist has all material needed for procedures.

Assumes the responsibility for daily workflow.

Orders and prepares radioisotopes for administration following established protocols.

Maintains proper records as required by the NRC, State regulations.

Orders and stocks supplies where needed.

Assures equipment is in appropriate working condition.

Completes requisitions accurately and immediately after exam completion.

Verifies correct exam and related supplies are ordered, documented and charged.

Participates in department QI program.

Able to assist in burning CD's for patient data copying.

Demonstrate the ability to check chart orders.

Demonstrate proficiency in attending to the physical safety and comfort of the patient.

Demonstrate the ability to connect the patient to the necessary monitors, leads, etc., as needed.

Demonstrates proficiency in assessing the patient's vital signs.

Shows proficiency in venipuncture and maintaining IV during procedure and administration of contrast materials. Knows when there is a complication and how to respond. Correctly documenting and adverse effects.

Reviews patient procedure/protocols for optimal imaging, opportunities to reduce patient radiation exposure/dosage and still maintain image integrity.

Demonstrates ability to recognize and adhere to sterile techniques when performing special procedures (i.e. myelogram, arthrogram, surgery cases).

Demonstrates ability to maintain sterile techniques when handling supplies.

Obtains a signed consent from the patient.

Demonstrates knowledge on how to handle contaminated linens and protect self from body substances.

Demonstrates knowledge of isolation and Biohazard techniques.

Demonstrates the ability to obtain an adequate history of the patient and document the proper information in Cerner.

Proper powering up of equipment, maintaining equipment, stocking equipment, troubleshooting and requesting repairs if needed.

Processes images and documents exposures, labels all images, completes all requisitions and orders for radiological interpretation, keeping all exam rooms clean.

Properly handling equipment to avoid damage.

Recognize hazards and who to report them to.

Operates the radiographic table, tomographic unit and image intensifier proficiently.

Properly operates mobile radiographic units.

Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited school required.
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or registry eligible.
  • Must be registered within 3 months of employment and maintain registration.
  • BLS required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Radiographer.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Typing and basic computer skills required.
  • Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Enid , Radiographer: PRN, Other , Enid, Oklahoma

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