Renown Health Radiology Technologist – InPatient in Reno, Nevada
Radiology Technologist – InPatient
Requisition ID: 134892 Department: 200251 Imaging Diagnostic Facility: Renown Regional Medical Center Schedule: Full Time – Eligible for Benefits Shift: Night Hours: 2030-0700 Category: Allied Health Location: Reno, NV
Position Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Imaging Manager, this position produces optimal diagnostic images while providing excellent patient care. The incumbent is accountable for individualized patient care while in the Radiology Department. Nature and Scope: The incumbent must provide optimal patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of neonatal, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients and families. The incumbent must also demonstrate the ability to work with the physical, motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive, and psychosocial needs specific to the population being served and meet standards of quality as measured by the Unit/Department age specific competency standards.
The incumbent must c ompetently operate imaging equipment and related machinery, verify and execute physicians’ orders for diagnostic and therapeutic exams while ensuring the proper preparation for such exams and the safety and well being of patients during procedures. Other duties include, but are not limited to, billing, supplies stocking, file maintenance, medical charting, informed consent documentation, quality improvement studies, patient history/symptoms acquisition. Determines the best method of obtaining optimal examinations while ensuring patient safety; regulates patient flow, consults with Radiologists to determine contrast media and makes necessary corrections to improve image quality.
May be required to assist other modalities within the department or Renown Health System. The incumbent is required to perform diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopic radiographic procedures of the human body utilizing radiographic principles according to the guidelines recommended by Merrill’s Anatomy and Positioning reference manual and Renown Regional Medical Center Diagnostic Radiographic Department Policy and Procedure manual.
The Radiologic Technologist must demonstrate competency in the OR Suite, Trauma Suite and portable radiography without assistance on or before the 90 day evaluation. This will be documented by the Imaging Manager and will be an ongoing requirement that will be done annually with their evaluation under the guidance of Renown leadership.
This position does provide patient care. The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate degree in Radiologic Technology or completion of AMA approved hospital-based program. Experience:
License(s): Requires American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) upon hire. Certification(s): Must obtain AHA BLS certification within sixty (60) days of employment. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc .
Renown’s Values As the area’s only not-for-profit and locally-governed healthcare network, we pride ourselves on quality care for the community.
In order to do that, we provide employees with an environment and culture that supports growth and empowers you to do their best every day.
Our employees share our commitment through our mission, vision and values.
Our Mission: To make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and the communities we serve.
Our Vision: With our partners, we will inspire better health in our communities.
Our Values: We are caring and compassionate. We demonstrate respect and integrity. We collaborate with our patients, families, physicians and communities. We strive for excellence in all we do.
Quality care for our patients requires the contributions of every person on the team. We can’t do it alone. We’re looking for employees with a winning spirit whose values are aligned with Renown Health.