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Radiology Technologist - $29-43 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a job in Falls Church, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: evenings
  • Employment Type: StaffThe Radiologic Technologist provides clinical services according to radiology practice standards and acts as a resource to radiography students and other technologists to ensure optimal department functions. Administers sound patient care practice according to hospital and department policies/procedures to ensure the safety of patients. Demonstrates radiation protection/safety for patients, staff, and self as outlined in department protocols and regulatory guidelines. Maintains equipment, exam rooms, and work areas in a neat and safe condition. Completes ancillary tasks to ensure efficient and consistent departmental operations while demonstrating the initiative for self-development to ensure the proficiency of staff with new technological changes.Inova Benefits and Perks:- Sign on Bonus to those who qualify.- Health, Vision, & Dental Coverage- Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability- NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE- Retirement Matching- Competitive Pay: Based on experience- Paid Time Off: Begin accruing PTO hours on your first day of work- Supplemental Plans: Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection- Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, movie tickets, local offerings, and much more!Radiologic TechnologistInova Health System's Fairfax Hospital is looking for a Radiologic Technologist to join our Unit team supporting Diagnostic Imaging. This role is M,T,Th,F 1500P-0130A with on call and holiday rotations. Sign-on Bonus & Relocation available for those eligible.Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the organization and Hospital, recognized for excellence and innovation, and where we create an environment of respect and growth, where contributions are recognized and rewarded.Responsibilities- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of radiologic principles, theory, anatomy and pathology processes by utilizing the most appropriate techniques and/or positioning for optimal examinations. Adheres to department policies and protocols by ensuring all examinations are optimized for interpretation. Confidently operates radiological equipment in all care settings (i.e. fluoroscopy, trauma, Emergency department and the Operating Room). Demonstrates the effective use of radiation protection procedures with collimation devices and protective shielding. Operates Imaging and other related equipment according to manufacturers' specifications. Demonstrates proper technique for injection of IV contrast under the American College of Radiology guidelines.- Assists in teaching radiography students sound radiography principles.- Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history and informed consent from patients' and/or patients' charts to assist physicians in optimizing the performance and interpretation of examinations. Explains procedures to patients/families and answers any questions to ease anxiety and assure patient cooperation. Correctly identifies patients and their files while ensuring a high degree of accuracy. Tracks patients according to department procedures.- Assists physicians in performing a variety of examinations by using standard department protocols, isolation precautions, and/or sterile techniques.- Recognizes clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams and takes appropriate action to resolve them and produce the most desirable outcomes.Requirements- Certification - American Registered Radiologic Technologists within 12 months of hire; Basic Life Support upon start.- Licensure - Licensed Radiologic Technologist Upon Start Must be licensed as required by the state of employment if employed at an Inova Health System free-standing Imaging Center not affiliated with an Inova hospital.- Experience - One year of combined classroom and clinical training in radiology. Recent experience in a hospital/healthcare environment as a Radiologic Technologist or student- Education - Graduate of an accredited radiology school or program.Inova Job ID #654874. Posted job title: radiologic technologist (rad tech) evenings

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Radiology Technologist - $29-43 per hour, Other , Falls Church, DC

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