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Radiology Technician PRN

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Radiology Technician PRN - Diagnostic Radiology 001 - PRN, Rotating - St Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport, CT

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent's Health Services, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent's Special Needs Services. In 2012, and again in 2018, St. Vincent's achieved Magnet® Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Known throughout the region for exceptional cardiovascular care, St. Vincent’s specializes in primary care, breast health, obstetrics, emergency medicine, behavioral health, cancer care, bariatric, and orthopedics. St. Vincent's was founded in 1903 by the Daughters of Charity.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health Services-, 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 x-rays and selects exposure factors accurately.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and/or 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.
  • Participate in a variety of teaching activities and mentoring of radiography students.
  • Able to explain procedures to patients for their safety and comfort during exams and perform other duties as needed.
  • Able to perform on all age groups from infant to adult geriatric.
  • Assure appropriateness of procedure by reviewing the radiology order placed prior to performing exam.
  • Hospital location only- able to perform independently in the OR, using the c-arm and portables to perform images and fluoroscopy.
  • Hospital location only- can perform all routine and specialized imaging procedures (arthograms, urology, pain management, etc.)
  • Other Duties as assigned

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Radiology Technician specializing in Radiology credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Associate Degree 
    • Associates Degree in Radiology minimum required
Work Experience:
  • At least one year but new graduate will be considered

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hires including volunteers and students.

St. Vincent's Health Services participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

 

Job ID: 351303
Category: Imaging
Facility:
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health Services, CT
Location: Bridgeport, CT

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