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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Opportunity Job ID: 28804 Positions Location: Lansing, MI   Job Description Purpose of Job: Operate radiographic Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI


Job Description

Purpose of Job:

Operate radiographic equipment to make clinical diagnostic x-ray films as directed by physicians and perform routine diagnostic procedures according to established standards and practices.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Take x-rays images of specified body/parts as ordered, following established procedures.
  • Prepare patient and adjust equipment for taking x-rays.  Position and instruct patients regarding procedures.
  • Use of lead protective devices to protect parts of the body not in the central ray and reduce exposure to radiation.
  • Use of automatic radiation shielding (Collimator).
  • Observe sterile technique and universal precautions when applicable.
  • Process films, and use proper identification techniques so as to assure proper labeling.
    • Log patient technical factors and pertinent information in RIS.
  • Maintain established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
  • Assist in care and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and supplies.
  • Attend in-service meetings and other meetings as required.  Enhance professional growth through educational programs, conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System\u2019s Customer Service Behavioral Standards of Performance, by respecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of those we serve.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, and organizational confidentiality procedures and protocols defined under the HIPAA Privacy Policies.
  • Follows established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information.
  • Maintains and protects patients rights under the HIPAA Privacy standards.
Job Requirements General Requirements\u2022 Registered as a radiographic technologist.Work ExperienceNoneEducation\u2022 High School diploma or GED equivalencySpecialized Knowledge and Skills\u2022 Demonstrate a positive team attitude and has interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, their families, physicians, and co-workers. \u2022 Provide care for patients, which are age-specific to meet their physical and safety needs, psychosocial concerns, and education level.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Family Clinical Professional/Technical/Allied Health Requirements: Shift Variable Degree Type / Education Level High School / GED Status Per Diem Facility Match Any Experience Level Under 4 Years

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