Ascension Health Radiology Technologist in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 258778

Radiology Technologist

Wichita, Kansas

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Technologist-Radiology

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Hospital St Francis

Department: Diagnostic Radiology 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Rotating, 36 hours, Weekly

About Us

Why Via Christi Health:

Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas. The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees. In Wichita, we were voted best in town by the Wichita Eagle’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards and named in Becker’s Healthcare 2017 list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology, neurosurgery and spine programs.

What Via Christi Health has to offer:

  • Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.

  • Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

  • Compensation/Benefits: Via Christi Health offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.

  • Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension.They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to thosemost in need

Job Description

What you will do:

Takes radiologic films providing quality images to physicians to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems.

  • 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.

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Radiology Technician credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Associates degree (AA) or equivalent from approved Radiological Technology program required

Work Experience:

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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

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