Ascension Health Technologist-Radiology in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job ID: 273682

Technologist-Radiology

Washington, District of Columbia

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Technologist-Radiology

City, State: Washington,DC

Location: Police & Fire Clinic

Department: POLICE FIRE CLINIC

Additional Job Details: PT,Day, 48 hours, Bi-Weekly

Work Schedule: Tuesday-Thursday 0730-1600

About Us

Providence, part of Ascension, is a 408-bed hospital in Washington, DC with an experienced medical staff of more than 500 providers. Located near the Catholic University of America and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Providence is situated on a 36-acre campus within a vibrant suburban residential community. Founded on the principle of service to others, Providence was born in 1861 when, at the invitation of Abraham Lincoln, the Daughters of Charity began caring for District residents who were sick, poor and vulnerable. Soon President Lincoln signed an Act of Congress to charter Providence Hospital, making it the longest continuously operating hospital in Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Technologist-Radiology, 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):

  • BLS Provider .

  • One or more of the following:

  • Cardiographic Tech .

  • Radiologic Technologist credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) .

  • Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) .

Education and Work Experience:

  • 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

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

To view our job openings, visit provhosp.org.

To apply for a position online, click the careers page, then the "Apply Now" button. From this screen, you will be able to search for all job openings or customize your search to a specific job positing.

You may also apply at one of our Employment Kiosks.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence 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

Providence Hospital a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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