Radiology Technologist

Job Number
209103
Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Desert Medical Center - Radiology-Diagnostic-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
1400 South Dobson Rd
City & State
US-AZ-Mesa
Posting Category
Medical Imaging / Radiology

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Radiology Technologist

Banner Desert/Cardon Children’s Medical Center

 

Banner Desert/ Cardon Children’s Medical Center has an immediate opportunity for a registered Radiologic Technologist to work in our high volume Trauma facility serving both adult and the pediatric population. We're looking for experienced and professional candidates who are able to independently perform inpatient and outpatient X-Ray exams.

 

This is a full time opportunity to work 2:00pm to 10:30pm  with rotating weekends and holidays.

 

About the Radiologic Department:

  • We have 8 X-Ray imaging rooms (Philips, Toshiba, Care Stream and GE)
    • 3- rooms located in the ED
    • 2- at Cardon Children’s
    • 3- on the BDMC campus
  • This facility has 2 Siemens ISO-View Spin C-Arms that allow for single slice CT imaging in the OR.
  • Our department performs diagnostic and interventional procedures i.e. Arthrogram, Myelogram, Joint Aspiration, Chest tubes, Lumbar Punctures and Modified Barium Swallows.
  • Staff may rotate through Fluoroscopy, Operating Room, Emergency Department, Inpatients, Outpatients, Pediatric and portable exams (depending on their shift)
  • Average of 250-350 exams and 20-30 OR cases  in a 24 hour period
  • Monitor patient's well-being during exams; recognizes patient discomfort or medical problems and takes appropriate action.
  • Provide patient education by talking them through the steps and answering their questions and concerns regarding exam procedures and process
  • Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care at all touch points throughout their stay.
  • Holiday and call rotation is required 

 

Qualifications:

  • ARRT registered technologist, in good standing
  • MRTBE license from the state of Arizona
  • BLS certification

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About Banner Desert Medical Center
Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System.

About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center
If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position performs prescribed radiographic procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs radiographic procedures and analysis according to departmental guidelines. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

 

  • 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 outcomes

 

  • Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

 

  • Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

 

  • 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.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Certificate 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.