HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiology Technician II with CT exp- LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery in Blacksburg, Virginia

Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery HCA has over 40 years delivering high-quality healthcare to Southwest Virginia and New River Valley residents. As a member of the LewisGale Regional Health System network, we’re able to provide a full scope of healthcare services from our 146-bed acute care facility located in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Our Mission and Vision at LewisGale above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia.

If you are looking to work for a high-quality healthcare organization delivering services in the Southwest Virginia and New River Valley area, apply online and learn more.

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Radiologic Technologist Job Responsibilities:

Provides information to diagnose patient illnesses, by operating radiologic equipment to produce radiographs.

Radiologic Technologist Job Duties*:

THE BULLETED SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB. 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 manufacturer's 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; 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; participates in continuing education activities to expand/enhance knowledge of diagnostic Radiology and to meet the continuing education requirements of the ARRT. Maintains BLS certification. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with infection control 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. Practices radiation safety as described in Federal standards, utilizing ALARA policy. 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. 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. Understands and operates electronic information systems, to include eMAR, Meditech, CR/DR and Pacs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and adheres to all aspects of our facilities Code of Conduct. Radiologic Technologist Skills and Qualifications: Use of Medical Technologies, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, Informing Others, Quality Focus, Planning, Technical Understanding, People Skills, Dependability, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Radiologic Technology, Analyzing Information.

Position is required to have competence to assess, treat and/or care for the age groups below: X Birth - 1 Year = Neonatal/Infant _X1-11 Years = Child/Pediatric _X12-17 Years = Adolescent _X18-64 Years = Adult _X65 Years and over = Geriatric

EXPERIENCE Required - Successful completion of accredited school of Radiologic Technology

EDUCATION Required - Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. ARRT Registered or registry eligible

Title: Radiology Technician II with CT exp- LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery

Location: Virginia-Blacksburg-LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery

Requisition ID: 00033-16651