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Radiologic Technologist - SIGN ON BONUS Available up to $10K - St. Anne Campus - Full Time - Night Shift

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Raceland
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

This job is responsible for assessing patients and safely performing routine radiographic procedures in accordance with prescribed safety procedures and protocols. This job is a clinical mentor for junior staff and students.

Education 

Required - Completion of a Radiologic Technology program in an AMA approved school


Work Experience

Required - None

Preferred - Healthcare experience


Certifications

Required - Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Current license in the state of practice

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.


Job Duties

  • Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy
  • Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care
  • Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding
  • Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol (may include placement of nasogastric tubes, IVs, urinary catheters, and administration of contrast)
  • Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards.
  • Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted.
  • Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment maintenance, etc.)
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Must be able to work rotating night/weekend 12 -13 hour  shifts.


Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
 

Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , Radiologic Technologist - SIGN ON BONUS Available up to $10K - St. Anne Campus - Full Time - Night Shift, Other , Raceland, Louisiana

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