Sep 29, 2022

Radiologic Technologist- 32 hours weekly

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Radiologic Technologist- 32 hours weekly - (21000410)

Description

The Radiologic Technician will perform high quality Diagnostic Imaging exams while providing excellent patient care.

32 hours Weekly- Shift is Sat & Sun 12 am to 12pm. Mon 8:00am to 4:30pm

Qualifications

Minimum Education- Graduate of an AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology .

Minimum Work Experience
1 year Clinical radiography experience in a hospital environment (Required)

Required Licenses and Certifications
Registered Radiography Technologist (ARRT) (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Radiographic Positioning & Technique

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of all diagnostic imaging equipment and related components.

  • Produce high quality radiographs by using proper positioning and immobilization techniques.
  • Set appropriate exposure factors to produce high quality films.
  • Determine when repeats are required.

Quality Control

  • Assure permanent film identification by using lead markers.

  • Identify each radiograph/image with proper and permanent patient data.
  • Follow correct procedures in regard to warm-up, use and shut-down of equipment.
  • Check paperwork, film jackets and patient charges for accuracy prior to submission and complete RIS assignments immediately following exam.
  • Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms and equipment.

Patient Care

  • Assure room is prepared & stocked prior to start of exam.

  • Explain exam to patients/parents.
  • Make every attempt to meet scheduled appointment times and accommodate stat or add-on requests.
  • Communicate with patient throughout the exam and release patient/parent with appropriate follow-up info.
  • Cooperative and willing to assist when asked to travel to a CH-affiliated site.

Clinical Safety

  • Adhere to all OSHA regulations.

  • Inquire about menstrual status and possibility of pregnancy for female adolescents and teens.
  • Shield patients whenever possible.
  • Practice personal radiation safety .
  • Immediately report equipment malfunctions to manager .

Safety

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance


Organizational Accountabilities
Professional Development

  • Maintain A.R.R.T . certification

  • Biennially update nCPR certification
  • Complete mandatory annual reviews
  • Attend seminars and in-services

Organizational Commitment/Identification

  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization

  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service

  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior

  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

  • Contribute to a positive work environment

  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

  • Use resources efficiently

  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

:
Sheikh Zayed Campus
111 Michigan Avenue
Washington 20010

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: COE Hospital-Based Specliaties
Position Status: R (Regular) - PT - Part-Time
Shift: Weekend
Work Schedule: 12mid-12noon Sat & Sun Mon 8:00am-4:30pm

Job Posting

: Feb 25, 2022, 6:14:07 PM