Ascension Health Radiology Technologist in Birmingham, Alabama

Job ID: 254907

Radiology Technologist

Birmingham, Alabama

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Technologist-Radiology

City, State: Birmingham,AL

Location: St Vincent's Birmingham

Department: General Radiology 001

Additional Job Details: PRN,Rotating

About Us

St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Radiology Technologist takes radiologic films providing quality images to physicians to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and positions patients for imaging and selects exposure factors accurately.

  • Prepares and administers contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.

  • Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.

  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Registered Radiology Technician obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist specializing in Cardiac Sonography obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist specializing in Vascular Sonography obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist specializing in Sonography obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Medical Sonography Tech obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent required

  • Master's degree in a related field, or combination of Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the “Apply Now”.

To apply later, return to the Career page at www.stvhs.com

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment computers in the following locations:

Human Resources located at St. Vincent’s Birmingham, 806 St. Vincent’s Drive, Birmingham, AL 35205 (4thfloor in Building 1) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Human Resources located at St. Vincent’s East, 50 Medical Park East Drive, Suite 259, Birmingham, AL 35235 (2ndfloor) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Administration office at St. Vincent’s Blount, 150 Gilbreath Drive, Oneonta, AL 35121 9:00am-3:00pm

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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