Ascension Health Radiology Technologist in Kokomo, Indiana

Job ID: 273826

Radiology Technologist

Kokomo, Indiana

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Technologist-Radiology

City, State: Kokomo,IN

Location: Kokomo-1907 W. Sycamore

Department: General Radiology 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Night shift 7:00pm to 7:00am Thurs, Fri, Sat. Sun. or Fri, Sat, Sun. Differentials apply, 36 hours,Weekly

7p-7a weekend nights

About Us

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

Job Description

Job Summary:

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):

  • Certified BLS Provider obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Radiologic Technologist credentialed from the Indiana Medical Radiology Services Program obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) 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, CT training and ER experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

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.

E-Verify Statement

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