UnityPoint Health

Radiology Technologist - Radiology

Requisition ID
2022-112142
Category
Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Dubuque
Address
350 N Grandview Ave
Affiliate
2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
City
Dubuque
Department
General Radiology
State
IA
FTE
.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN, as needed. You will be required to work 24 hours per month.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

We are looking for a PRN Radiology Tech to join our team. This is a PRN position which means there are no set guaranteed hours. You will be required to work a minimum of 24 hours per month. 

 

The Radiology Technologist is responsible for performing a variety of technical procedures on patients of all ages which requires independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis and for assuming responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?  

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

  

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

  

Responsibilities

Clinical and Customer Support

  • Performs quality diagnostic procedures, general as well as surgical, portable, and tomography.
  • Provides and uses radiation protection devices and techniques in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • All images are properly identified with patient I.D., side markers, and tech initials.
  • Maintains radiographic quality by accurate positioning of patient and equipment and technique manipulation.
  • Correctly documents required information in the computerized information system (RIS).
  • Maintains radiographic quality by accurate positioning of patient and equipment and technique manipulation.
  • Completes and records exams accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Assists radiologists and/or physicians in specific procedures and patient care, as well as in the administration of contrast media and other medications as required.
  • Applies knowledge of operation and use of diagnostic x-ray machines, processors, and other required equipment and maintains safety. Tests conducted using equipment is done correctly and produces accurate results; optimum processing is maintained at all times; malfunctions are reported immediately.
  • Performs appropriate quantity of work. Consistently productive and volunteers to take on additional work when finished with assigned tasks.  Rotates shifts, weekends, and holidays as required by the department.
  • Directs patient flow as to specific room and time, minimizing patient delays.
  • Ensures equipment is clean, orderly, and ready for use; meets all safety/health regulations and procedures.
  • Maintains communications with nursing staff concerning patient condition and radiographic procedural changes.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
  • Transports patients when necessary. Patients are not unnecessarily delayed for scheduled tests.  Displays team attitude in assisting transportation staff.
  • Assists with instructing, guiding, directing, assisting, and evaluating students in specific clinical and didactic aspects of their education in a caring manner. Information presented is accurate and organized; students understand designated procedures; associate relates well to students and responds to students' needs for information and assistance.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria        

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

Completion of a Radiologic Technology program.

Associates or Bachelor’s degree

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

1+ years of prior Radiology Tech experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

·        Holds current, active permit to practice Radiology in the state of Iowa.

·        Certified and holds current registration with the A.R.R.T. as a Radiologic Technologist.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·        Organizational skills

·        Verbal, interpersonal/communication skills - comprehend written directions, follow verbal instructions

·        Customer relations

·        Analytical

·        Must be able to read and write English.

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

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