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Radiology Technologist ~per-diem - Springfield, OR

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Company Name:Oregon Urology Institute
Location:Springfield, OR
Employment Type:Other
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Description

Oregon Urology Institute has an opening for a per diem Radiology Tech.

This position serves the patients, providers and other support staff by performing tests using the appropriate radiology equipment to make clinical diagnostic X-rays and performing routine diagnostic procedures as directed by providers. Operating lithotripter in the ASC setting.

Physical Demands: Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination for operation of all department equipment. Lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Assists patients weighing up to 300 pounds to place them in appropriate positions for operation of equipment. Requires eyesight correctable to 20/20 to operate equipment and review X-rays.

Working Conditions:

Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

Duties:

1. Position patients and adjust equipment for taking X-rays following established procedures.

2. Instruct patients regarding procedures.

3. Follow prescribed safety standards in operating all required radiologic equipment.

4. Select length and intensity for radiation exposure by adjusting equipment on individual patient basis.

5. Examine radiologic images for properties such as density, contrast, definition, magnification and distortion.

6. Insure equipment is in working order. Report equipment malfunctions to supervisor.

7. Process routine paperwork

8. Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.

9. Maintain patient confidentiality.

10. Maintain strictest confidentiality.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint area of radiography. Knowledge of radiology equipment and testing. Knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology, including equipment body mechanics and patient movement. Skill in properly positioning patients to provide quality imaging. Skill in trouble-shooting equipment operation and performing simple adjustments. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public. Ability to communicate clearly.

Education:

Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA approved (two-year) school for radiologic technology.

Experience:

Lithotripsy experience preferred but not required.

Certification /License:

Current certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (ARRT). CT registration required. Current Oregon License in diagnostic radiography.
Healthcare provider level CPR certification required.