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Radiology Technologist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Tucson, ArizonaDepartment Name: Radiology-Diagnostic-HospWork Shift: WeekendJob Category:Clinical Care$12,000 sign-on bonus 1 years experience, requires a 2 year commitment.OR $8,000 with 2 year comittment for New Grads- Must be eligible.Banner Health has been recognized by Becker's Healthcare as one of the 150 top places to work in health care. In addition, we recently made Newsweek's list of America's Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.These recognitions reflect Banner Health's investment in team members' professional development, wellness benefits, and continued education. It highlights our commitment to advocating for diversity in the workplace, promoting work-life balance, and boosting employee engagement.Schedule Details: - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9p-730a positions call is required and on rotation-1 weekend a month-Holidays are rotated ( 1 major, 2 minor).Preferred qualifications: -Open to New GradsSpecific job details: 245 bed hospital, 40 bed ER, 10 OR, level 3 trauma. Enjoy an 18% night shift differential and a flat rate of $3/hour weekend shift differential when applicable. As a Radiologic Technologist, you will have the opportunity -to work in a busy department and ability to care for both adult and pediatric patients in a setting that includes inpatient, outpatient, Emergency Department, OR and Fluoroscopy. Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care at all touch points throughout their stay while producing high -quality radiographs for interpretation. If you are looking for a position that allows -you to opportunity to continually learn and perform an assortment of Radiography exams, then joining this close-knit team is for you!Unit/ Position/ Team: Growing facility with new medical imaging technology. -Additional Details -Equipment used: -Carestream Portables, Siemens XR/Fluro, Carestream converted XR room, GE c-arms - -Number of staff working alongside prospective team member: -1-4, varies per shift. -Number of patients seen daily: - -20-40 - -Types of procedures ect:. Fluoroscopy, OR, general XR; trauma, inpatient and outpatient XR. Outpatient pain clinic.University Medical Center South Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.POSITION SUMMARYThis position performs prescribed radiographic procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Performs radiographic procedures and analysis according to departmental guidelines. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.2. Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed as well as risk factors and prevention. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes3. Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.4. Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies.5. Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to safety policies.6. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.7. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department by performing other duties as assigned. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.8. Independently performs prescribed radiographic procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols to patients. Internal customers: All levels of medical imaging and nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSCertificate or diploma from an approved/accredited school of Radiology program.Requires national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by the state regulatory agency if applicable. BLS certification required.This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 1 year of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.Employees working at Banner Scottsdale Sports Medicine, second floor must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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