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Radiology Technician

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital
Montpelier

Job Description

Reports To:Radiology Manager

Experience:1-2 years experience preferred

Desired Education:Associates Degree preferred/Radiology Certificate for the state of Idaho (ARRT)

Licensing: Radiology Certificate

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking a Radiology Tech to provide information to diagnose patient illnesses by operating radiologic equipment to produce radiographs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required)

Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.

Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.

Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.

Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.

Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.

Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Requirements:

Consistently works cooperatively with patients/residents, co-workers, physicians, consultants and ancillary

service providers.

Consistently supports compliance and the principles of responsibility by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Bear Lake Memorials policies and procedures.

Strive to promote personal and patient safety be reporting any safety issues.

Willing and able to be flexible and to work various shifts/hours/days.

Excellent service and communication skills when interacting with co-workers, patients/residents and visitors.

Must be kind and compassionate.

Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety policies and procedures.

Good organizational skills.

Must have the ability to contribute to the vision/culture of the most caring hospital.

Education/Training/Experience: Current ARRT license in the State of Idaho. Comprehensive knowledge of current diagnostic procedures. Have knowledge of and ability to use Medical technology Radiologic equipment. Thorough knowledge of community organizations and the factors related to patient care. Ability to plan, organize and direct the training and activities of others. Ability to interpret existing and proposed health programs as they affect the radiology department of BLMH. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively. Works and communicates effectively with all members of the healthcare team. Need an excellent knowledge of the equipment and processes used in the laboratory. Demonstrates respect and understanding of others.

To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or fax it to (208) 847-2201. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com.

Expiration: Applications will be accepted until filled.

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.

Employment Type

Full Time (40 hours)

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