Radiology Technologist
Job Details
Experienced
Hospital Main Campus - Idaho Falls, ID
Full Time
(ARDMS) OR American Registry of Radiolog
Any
Health Care
Description

Mountain View Hospital is looking for a Radiology Technologist to join our team!

 

Mountain View Hospital and our 29 affiliate clinics are committed to providing compassionate, cutting edge care to our patients. We serve the entire Snake River Valley – all the way from Pocatello to Rexburg. Our medical capabilities span everything from wound care to urgent care, oncology to neurology, physical therapy to speech therapy, a Level III NICU, robust robotic surgery department and a continuously expanding rural health practice.

 

Our work environment is mission driven, people-centric and supportive. It is what sets apart and makes people excited to come to work each day. If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference in your community, we invite you to apply.

 

BENEFITS:

Taking care for our community starts with taking care of our own team. Mountain View Hospital is proud to offer its employees competitive and comprehensive benefit packages. Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (vacation, holidays and sick days) and Medical Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans (401K with up to 6% match)
  • Earned Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Discount for medically necessary procedures performed at Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Falls Community Hospital
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Collaborative and Supportive Work Environment

Please note benefits are based on eligibility according to full-time, part-time or PRN status classification.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for the daily organization of activities in the department. The purpose of this job is to perform radiographic procedures on a variety of radiographic equipment. Assists Radiologists and maintains filing records and paper work. Communicates effectively and maintains a good work environment.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Radiologic Technologist:

1. Interviews the patient prior to testing and analyzes the patient’s general body size, physical condition, age and medical history to accurately apply
radiographic procedures; improvises positions and techniques accordingly.

2. Sets, adjusts and controls a variety of complex electronic equipment to apply ionizing radiation for radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations. Operates
portable machines on patient floors and units; and in the operating room.

3. Assesses technical quality of radiographs before giving such to the Radiologist; performs repeats as necessary.

4. Provides protection to patients and fellow employees in accordance with national, state and departmental safety standards.

5. Performs other activities such as taking call, keeping rooms stocked with supplies, preparing equipment for use, assisting other techs with patient exams, accessing images, performing receptionist duties after hours, reading reports to physicians over the phone, advising patients regarding availability of results.

6. Documents appropriate patient information necessary for exam interpretation and patient care.

7. Assists the Radiologist in the administration of contrast materials. and medications.

8. Answers questions and provides information to center customers, including nursing staff, physicians, and the general public on radiographic procedures,
radiographic anatomy and radiation safety practices.

9. Maintains flexibility as department grows with a willingness to accept additional responsibilities requested by department director.

10. Demonstrates age-specific competency for the following groups: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

11. Acts professional in every situation: patient, co-worker or intradepartmental.

12. Recognizes that many people we see are at a low point in their lives and will show compassion for them even if it is only a smile.

13. Protects information that is sensitive, proprietary or confidential in nature. Adheres to Patient Rights Policy and patient confidentiality standards.

14. Is able to lift/assist in moving patients on and of the exam table and transport them throughout the department and hospital.

15. Able to push and manipulate C-arm and Portable X-ray equipment in the hospital setting.

16. Works to provide functional and safe surroundings for patients and staff (i.e., safety, security, infection control, etc.). Strives to always promote personal and patient safety. Demonstrates awareness of the location of applicable hospital and department specific manuals.

17. Completes all annual mandatory education requirements (including hospital, department, and job specific competencies).

18. Attends the required number of staff meetings per department standard.

19. Arrives at work station and is ready to work at the designated start time.

20. Is willing to do assignments, cross-training, or tasks within the scope of his/her job description, as asked by the manager, which are deemed necessary to meet the needs of the department.

21. Maintains adaptability. Adapts to change in a positive and professional manner. Accepts responsibility for his/her actions, attitudes and mistakes without placing blame.

22. Is accountable for completing all assigned responsibilities/tasks and takes action when opportunities to improve are identified.

23. Promotes effective working relationship and works effectively as a part of the department/team to facilitate the hospital and department’s ability to meet its
goals and objectives.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Must hold or obtain current licensure as a RT(R) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent. Must hold or obtain current BLS.

Language/Communication: Covered by certification.

Mathematical Skills: Covered by certification.

Mental Capabilities: Covered by certification.

Interpersonal: Covered by certification.

Performance: Covered by certification.

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