Radiologic Technologist, PRN
PRN position to fill rotating shifts and weekends.
Performs diagnostic radiology procedures by utilizing equipment and employing techniques and procedures that are appropriate to the entire span of ages served in accordance with accepted standards of practice, and demonstrating expertise in limiting radiation exposure to patients and other members of the health care team. Assists radiologists and other qualified staff physicians with invasive procedures, patient scheduling, clerical and image processing functions.
Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology. Minimum six months experience as a diagnostic Radiologic Technologist preferred. One year experience with patients preferred.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:
Registered and certified with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Registry eligible and must become registered within 12 months of hire. Certifications from other areas of specialty required. BCLS (CPR) certification.
Wake Forest Baptist Health:
Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston Salem – that included Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, and more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experimental medical education and groundbreaking research that include Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.
1. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures. Participates in departmental in-service and educational offerings. Contributes to the overall quality of services.
2. Performs or assists in performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures in accordance with the North Carolina Regulation for Protection Against Radiation. Maintains appropriate education and credentials.
3. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work objectives.
4. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies; recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergencies.
5. Maintains knowledge of procedures, equipment and systems used to perform job functions. Ensures availability of supplies and readiness of equipment.
6. Ensures accurate patient records via correct data entry, validation and archival of images.
7. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote improved quality of patient care.
8. Provides emergency on-call coverage after normal working hours as required.
9. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with Age/Development Specific Guidelines for the age groups served when participating in patient care.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other professional staff
Ability to maintain daily schedules
Clinical skills to enable recognition and to function accordingly in relation to priorities of patient needs
Performs effectively with frequent workload changes and competing demands
Basic computer skills
Clean work area
Frequent exposure to infections, contagious diseases, to the risk of bloodborne diseases
Exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards
Frequent exposure to radiation, flammable and explosive gas hazards
Exposure to a variety of electro-mechanical/power equipment
Possible exposure to odorous chemicals, specimens, housekeeping cleaning agents and chemicals
Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment
Exposure to varying and unpredictable situations, and unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)
Handles emergency or crisis situations
Subject to long, irregular hours
Handles absentee replacement on short notice
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