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X-Ray Technologist - Weekends

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.New hires eligible for $3k sign-on bonus!Weekend position eligible for premium rate differential.Performs a full scope of radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures that create the images needed for diagnosis at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed practitioner. Applies the art and skill of diagnostic radiography in direct patient care through the safe and effective use of radiography practice.Essential Job FunctionsAdministers medications parenterally through new or existing vascular access, enterally or through other appropriate routes as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.Administers medications with an infusion pump or power injector as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.Applies principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self and others.Applies principles of patient safety during all aspects of patient care.Assists in maintaining medical records, respecting confidentiality and established policy.Corroborates with patients clinical history with procedure and ensures information is documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner.Educates and monitors students and other health care providers.Evaluates images for proper positioning and determines if additional images will improve the procedure or treatment outcome.Evaluates images for technical quality and ensuring proper identification is recorded.Identifies and responding to emergency situations.Identifies, prepares and/or administers medications as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.Performs ongoing quality assurance activities.Performs venipuncture as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.Postprocesses data.Prepares patients for procedures.Provides education.Provides optimal patient care.Receives, relays and documents verbal, written and electronic orders in the patients medical record.Selects the appropriate protocol and optimizes technical factors while maximizing patient safety.Starts, maintains and/or removes intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.Verifies archival storage of data.Verifies informed consent for applicable procedures.Assists the licensed practitioner with fluoroscopic and specialized radiologic procedures.Performs diagnostic radiographic and noninterpretive fluoroscopic procedures as prescribed by a licensed practitioner.Other Job FunctionsMaintains confidentiality of the patients health information in accordance with the health Insurance Portability and Accountability ActParticipates in the department's quality assessment and improvement planAssists with duplication of patients records for requesting entitiesTransports patients as necessaryObtains additional patient records as neededMaintains continuing education hours as required by the ARRTRestocks rooms and maintains cleanliness of work areaTakes call as requiredSkillsC-Arm proficiency, Fluoroscopic procedures, Pediatrics, Trauma procedures, Perform routine radiographic examinations, Capture documentation, Recognize and respond to changes in patients condition, Educate patient and family, Critical thinking, Communicate professionally, Exhibit professionalismMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

Keywords: Mercy Health, Lorain , X-Ray Technologist - Weekends, Other , Lorain, Ohio

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