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Radiology Technologist + Offering Sign-On Bonus!

Company: Pediatric Specialists Of Virginia
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview*PSV is offering a Sign-On Bonus*We have an exciting employment opportunity for experienced Radiology Technologists to join our dedicated team of healthcare professionals! This specific role will be supporting our Orthopedics Clinic in our Fairfax, VA location. This role is working Full-Time 32 hours a week, clinic hours vary from 8:00am - 7:00pm.Caring for children requires specialized training and experience to understand the complexity of their health problems and to recommend the best treatment approaches in a developmental context. The specialists at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia are experts at providing that care for children and their families.Pediatric Specialists of Virginia is a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. It was created as a medical group by Children's National Hospital and Inova Health System to be focused exclusively on caring for children. Our specialists are recognized as Top Docs by Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine and have appeared in U.S. News & World Report as leading experts in their fields and recently 18 PSV Physicians were recently named to Northern Virginia Magazine's Top Doctors of 2024 List.At PSV, we strive to provide exceptional service to our patients and families, all other valued stakeholders. We accomplish this by incorporating our core values of C.A.R.E. (Compassion, Advocacy, Redefining Healthcare, and Excellence), across our organization, with the goal of making every encounter perfect. These key values and service excellence measures ensures that our patients receive the best quality care and that our families are treated with exceptional service.Service excellence is vital to our organizational and individual success. PSV staff members work to Make It All Better for our patients and their families, because at PSV WE CARE.Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine pediatric surgeons work closely with a comprehensive medical team specialized in the treatment of infants, children, and teens with muscle, skeletal, and bone conditions and injuries.Our pediatric focus gives us the expertise to treat the muscle, skeletal, and bone conditions affecting children, who face a different set of challenges from adults because their bones and muscles are still growing. The teams goal is to help patients maximize their abilities, whether its returning to a sport or simply enjoying being a kid.A radiology technologist serves an important purpose in a radiology department. The main role is to assist radiologist with the process of imaging, and not that of diagnosis as this is the key role of a physician. The radiology technologist job description involves taking pictures of the body while utilizing basic X-ray. They are responsible for ensuring the patients safety during the course of the procedure. Technologists may be required to explain the procedure in layman terms to ensure a patients comfort. Most importantly, the ability to produce a high-quality image consistently is crucial as this will help physicians to correctly provide diagnosis.Job DescriptionDemonstrates working knowledge of all diagnostic imaging equipment and related componentsProduces high quality radiographs by using proper positioning and immobilization techniquesSets appropriate exposure factors to produce high quality filmsUses good judgment regarding film quality; determines when repeats are requiredPerforms all exams in a timely and efficient mannerAssures permanent film identification by using lead markersIdentifies each radiograph/image with proper and permanent patient dataProtects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cartChecks and verifies orders for accuracy prior to examineDocuments patient care services by charting in patient and department recordsSubmission of charges and documentation immediately following examFollows correct procedures regarding warm-up, use and shut-down of equipmentMaintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulationsGreets patients respectfully, introduces self to patient and treats all patients/families in a kind, courteous and professional mannerExplains exam to patients/parentsCommunicates with patient throughout the exam and releases patient/parent with appropriate follow-up informationAssures room is prepared & stocked prior to start of examMakes every attempt to meet scheduled appointment times and accommodates stat or add-on requestsPresents a neat and professional image via appropriate dressAdheres to all OSHA regulationsInquires about menstrual status and possibility of pregnancy for female adolescents and teensMinimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factorsEnsures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniquesImmediately reports equipment malfunctions to manager in a timely mannerContributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as neededOther duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications RequiredGraduate of an AMA approved program in Radiologic TechnologyOne (1) year clinical radiography experience in a hospital environmentA.R.R.T. certified or eligibleCurrent CPR certificationAll employees must pass an employment TB, drug and physical examDesired QualificationsAbility to make independent decisions using critical thinking, problem solving and perform responsibilities under stressful situationsMeet technical standardsPossess professional oral and written communication skillsExperience working with an EMR systemPhysical Demands of PositionThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and talk or hear; and type on a keyboard. He/she may be required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and climb or balance. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision, and distance vision and ability to adjust focus.PSV offers a comprehensive benefits package: including medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, 401k plan, holidays, paid time off and a fun work environment. Come join our team! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayNo weekendsExperience:clinical radiography hospital: 1 year (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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