St. Johns Medical Center
  • SJ Urgent Family Care
  • Jackson, WY, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Pool

Performs diagnostic medical radiographic procedures and activities related to radiography of patients in accordance with departmental protocols. Performs all procedures which are offered by the department following exam protocols on neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Provides direct patient care that ensures quality, efficiency and well-being of each patient. Collaborates with members of the health care team to promote total patient care, demonstrating commitment to the mission, vision and values of St. John's Medical Center.  

Essential Functions

  1. Consistently demonstrates competence in performing all diagnostic radiology procedures offered by the department. This includes trauma, surgery, fluoroscopy and diagnostic procedures. Demonstrates skill and knowledge in the use of all standard diagnostic radiology equipment.
  2. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy.
  3. Obtains and examines the requisition to ensure an adequate indication for procedure is documented to correlate with the radiology examination to be performed; regularly consults with others as necessary to verify appropriate procedure to be completed.
  4. Thoroughly explains the procedure in order to facilitate cooperation and alleviate patient anxiety; explains, instructs and communicates to patient the nature of the radiology procedure.
  5. Addresses patient care using the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals; utilizes two patient identifiers, safely administers medications (i.e. correct labeling), washes hands in accordance with CDC guidelines, follows the Universal Protocol Policy.
  6. Prepares examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include exam QA, reviewing of study, scanning of appropriate documents, retrieving of prior studies and sending to PACS.
  7. Charges exam, supplies and medications accurately at the time of use.
  8. Organizes & prioritizes care of multiple patients with varying level of acuity in a timely and efficient manner.
  9. Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of medication action (contrast, barium), side effects and protocols for use. Gives medications safely and accurately according to policy and procedure.
  10. Transports patients safely to and from the Radiology department; Informs the nurses station when a patient has left and returned; Brings patient chart to Radiology with all transports.
  11. Always reports any changes in the patient's condition or behavior to the appropriate physician or nursing personnel.
  12. Uses supplies and equipment within safe parameters. Ensures equipment is functioning properly before use. Reports equipment malfunction when necessary.
  13. Maintains order and cleanliness in the radiology suite after use. Ensures adequate supplies are on hand at all times.
  14. Demonstrates the ability to perform work in an accurate and timely manner in periods of crisis and emergency situations.
  15. Maintains, develops and updates Radiographer skills to implement ideal patient care.
  16. Assists, teaches and answers questions for colleagues. Presents self as a resource at the unit and organizational level. Mentors new staff.
  17. Conveys a strong sense of advocacy and support for staff and co-workers.
  18. Demonstrates a willingness and ability to assist others as requested; regularly assists in other areas of the department such as reception duties, clerical duties, and other assignments as requested. Uses time for department advantage.
  19. Obtains, renews and keeps required licensure and certifications current. Assumes responsibility for providing HR and Dept. Director copies of new licensure and certifications.
  20. Rotates on all shifts as needed and regularly performs duties on an on-call basis.
  21. Demonstrates an awareness of radiation safety procedures for self and others; wears protective apparel when necessary and properly shields patients; Wears radiation badge at all times in department.
  22. Self evaluates professional knowledge and actively seeks out educational opportunities for development.
  23. Attends and participates in committees or special projects at the unit and organizational level.
  24. Completes organization and unit specific competencies in a timely manner.

Job Requirements
ARRT Registry examination in Radiography or board eligible and Wyoming Licensure. Registration with the ARRT must be completed within 6 months of hire date. CPR certification required. Experience in trauma and surgery required. Good interpersonal and customer service skills.  Excellent phone etiquette.

Work Enviornment
Radiation exposure, clinic environment.

Physical Demands
80% of shift standing and walking.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds.  Must be able to lift 10 pounds overhead.  Intermittent sitting, reaching, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, overhead lifting, computer use. 

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