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Technologist-Radiology

Company: Ascension
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Technologist-Radiology - Urgent Care - Full-Time, Days - Providence Health System - Washington, DC

Work Schedule:  Weekdays 2-10PM

Job Preference - Skills, Education and Experience-  Active license in DC and Maryland

What You Will Do: As an Associate with Providence Hospital-DC, you will have the opportunity to Takes radiologic films providing quality images to physicians to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and positions patients for imaging and selects exposure factors accurately.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.
  • Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.
  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

Required Credential(s): BLS Provider .  

One or more of the following:

Cardiographic Tech .  

Radiologic Technologist credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) .  

Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) .  

Education: High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Why Join Our Team

Providence, part of Ascension, is a 408-bed hospital in Washington, DC with an experienced medical staff of more than 500 providers. Located near the Catholic University of America and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Providence is situated on a 36-acre campus within a vibrant suburban residential community. Founded on the principle of service to others, Providence was born in 1861 when, at the invitation of Abraham Lincoln, the Daughters of Charity began caring for District residents who were sick, poor and vulnerable. Soon President Lincoln signed an Act of Congress to charter Providence Hospital, making it the longest continuously operating hospital in Washington, D.C. 

What You Will Do:

Take radiologic films providing quality images to physicians to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems.

  • Prepare and position patients for imaging and select exposure factors accurately.
  • Prepare and administer contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Observe patient during procedure and report abnormal activity.
  • Monitor protocols and recommend updates or refinements as warranted.
  • Follow radiation safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Prevent patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.
  • Ensure prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
  • Ensure equipment is properly functioning. Report potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
  • Position patients and select anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider required.
  • One or more of the following required:
    • Cardiographic Tech.
    • Radiologic Technologist credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
    • Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Based in the District of Columbia, Providence has provided rewarding careers in healthcare for over 150 years. Starting from its roots as the first hospital in the district, Providence Health System, part of Ascension, offers opportunities for caregivers specializing in geriatrics, chronic disease management, and behavioral health within skilled nursing facilities, urgent and primary care centers. Associates enjoy generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment and professional development opportunities. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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