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Radiology Technologist (Rad Tech) - 0.8 Full Time- Weekend Baylor

Company: Community Health System
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRadiology Technologist Rad Tech full time weekend and holiday rotations.Radiology Technologist - Registered Technologist, Diagnostics - Rad TechWho are we?Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility located in Fort Wayne, IN. Known to be Northern Indiana's only kidney transplant program as well as having Lutheran Children's Hospital and Neonatal intensive care, an accredited cancer program, bariatric surgery center, and breast center. Our facility also has a Level II adult and pediatric trauma center.Overview:According to the guidelines of Radiology Diagnostic Protocol and under the direction of a Radiologist/Physician and Supervisor, Diagnostics, performs radiographic procedures as ordered by physician and processes images for use in patient diagnosis and treatment.Job Summary: Verifies accuracy of procedure on x-ray requisition with physician written order. Makes necessary revisions before performing the procedure. Makes identification of patient according to hospital policy before performing the procedure. Obtains procedure-related patient history from patient, physician, and/or patient chart and documents in procedure exam data comments for interpretation correlation. Provides pertinent diagnostic test results in the same manner. Completes Radiology Contrast Screening form before intravascular contrast injection; follows Radiology protocol as to patient care and contrast injection procedure. Prepares oral contrast for the procedure according to protocol. Communicates with patients, family, and visitors in a positive professional, and helpful manner at all times. Clearly explains radiographic procedure process to patient before procedure begins and provides follow-up information as to receiving results of findings for every patient. Instructs and safety assist patients in assuming physical position necessary according to procedure protocol and/or direction of a physician. Maintains constant observation of patient condition during the procedure. Demonstrates safety and caring toward patients at all times. In case of an adverse incident, provides follow-up documentation according to department and hospital protocol. Provides radiologist or physician with patient clinical history and procedure-related information. Responds to the medical team in a helpful manner regarding questions related to equipment operation, procedure performance, or technical skills.Qualifications:Education: Successful completion of a radiological diagnostic education from an accredited program.Registration/Certification: Current licensure with registration (or eligible for completion within a year of employment) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).Current Indiana State Board of Health General Certificate for Radiographers. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required within six months of employmentEqual Employment OpportunityLutheran Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.For questions about your job application or this site please contactRyan at ryan_kiner@

Keywords: Community Health System, Fort Wayne , Radiology Technologist (Rad Tech) - 0.8 Full Time- Weekend Baylor, Healthcare , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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