• Mercy Health
  • $51,780.00 -67,900.00/year*
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 1601 Glenbrook Dr

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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER






GENERAL SUMMARY:


Independently performs
diagnostic imaging procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and/or
manager in a highly technical and professional manner.? Provides care to neonate, pediatric,
adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.










ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



  • Performs Diagnostic Imaging
    procedures on scheduled shifts including operating imaging equipment.

  • Rotates regularly through
    surgery cases in order to acquire the skills and proficiency necessary to
    attain level III status

  • Provides patient/family or
    caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical,
    emotional, and environmental health problems.

  • Maintains open and positive
    communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.

  • Instructs, supervises, and
    evaluates student technologists.

  • Presents a positive image to
    community and professional contacts.

  • Promotes professionalism
    with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in
    performing all exams according to protocol.?
    Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean,
    well-stocked, orderly manner.

  • Operates equipment in a safe
    and efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.

  • Manages and coordinates the
    activities of the Diagnostic Imaging Department with other areas of the
    department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.

  • Demonstrates proper phone
    etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam data
    entry.

  • Complies with OSHA/JCAHO and
    other regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.

  • Attends hospital and
    department meetings and inservices.






































MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS
AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
:




  • Successful completion of an
    accredited two-year Radiologic Technology program.

  • Registry eligible or
    Registered Radiologic Technologist; and maintain active registry status.

  • Maintains current Iowa
    Permit to Practice

  • Participates in professional
    society (i.e., ISRT or SCD)


  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
    ?Acceptable ?????credentialing bodies and certifications
    include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the ??Professional Rescuer and American Heart
    Association Basic Life Support.


  • Proof of
    completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served
    within three (3) months of hire.













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Associated topics: arrt, cardiac, cath, cath laboratory, catheterization, diagnostic, ndt, radiology, scan, x ray

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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