• Multi-Modality Technologist II

    Job Number
    230567
    Facility
    Banner Alzheimer's Institute
    Department
    PET
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Work Schedule
    Day
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Medical Imaging / Radiology
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    If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a real difference – and real change in the health care industry – you belong at Banner Health. With facilities in six western states, we’re committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we seek driven professionals who embrace change and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen.

     

    The Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative is an international collaborative research program focused on conducting preclinical Alzheimer’s research studies in cognitively normal people who, based on their age and genetic background, are at the highest imminent risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease symptoms.  The Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative consists currently of 3 clinical trials conducted in partnership with pharmaceutical companies, biomarker studies, clinical trial pre-enrollment registries and a genetic testing and counseling program.

     

    As a Multi-Modality Technologist II, you will be supporting our Radiology department by administering MRI scans, CT scans, and PET scans for our patients in our clinical trials.

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Alzheimer's Institute
    BAI was established in 2006 as Banner Health's first Center of Excellence. Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the United States. Our team is uniquely, passionately and strategically committed to ending Alzheimer's without losing another generation and to providing an unparalleled model of care for families facing this devastating disease. BAI is committed to improving people's lives through excellent patient care and advances that capitalize on the best biomedical research. We intend to make a transformational difference in Alzheimer's research and care.

     

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

     

    Essential Functions

    • Performs procedures by following and verifying referring providers orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

     

    • Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. 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 if applicable.

     

    • 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 the radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

     

    • Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. 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 Radiologic Technology program.

    Requires national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by the state regulatory agency if applicable. Advance certification by accrediting body in specialty required within 18 months of hire if applicable. BLS certification required.

    This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 2 years of Radiologic Technologist experience. Must be actively working in each certified modality, in accordance with the needs of the facility. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.The Multi-Modality Technologist will be required to rotate and cover department scheduling as needed and required in areas where obtained certifications apply. Multi-Modality Technol IRequires certification in two (2) or more of the following modalities:Radiologic (X-ray), Computed Tomography (CT), Bone Densitometry (DEXA), Mammography, Breast Sonography, Angiography.Multi-Modality Technol IIRequires certification in at least two (2) of the following modalities, or one certification from Level I and one certification from Level II:Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine (CNMT), Position Emission Tomography (PET).

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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