RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST
Kansas City, KS
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Job Description

Position Summary/Career Interest

The Radiologic Technologist performs x-ray procedures to produce images for the purpose of diagnosing disease processes. Procedures can be performed at various locations throughout the Main Campus and at hospital associated imaging facilities. Competence is required for both fixed and mobile x-ray devices. Experience is required in high acuity areas, surgical areas and less acute out-patient customers. Radiologic Technologists are expected to participate in the training of student technologists.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates flexibility in reviewing new approaches in response to changing organizational and healthcare needs.
  • Ensures that a high priority is recognized and observed by all staff relating to safety; this includes employees, patients, vendors and other customers.
  • Ensures that patients are treated in a timely fashion and that patient satisfaction requires technologist participation in the transport process.
  • Is responsible for reporting information to Radiology leadership in regard to potential hazards, safety, and/or behavioral demonstrations that do not provide for a safe and "World class" healthcare environment.
  • Must be competent in the use of all x-ray equipment, both fixed and mobile. Has theability to provide this service throughout the department. Shows interest and initiative in assuring that personal competency requirements are met.
  • Provides input to Radiology Physician leadership in regard to interactions that provide "World Class" care in a teaching facility. Interacts with all hospital customers to assist with the patient and customer satisfaction and HCAPS scores. Participates and assists radiology leadership in the collection of information related to process improvement.
  • Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by Team Leaders, Supervisor or Assistant Director.
  • Seeks out assistance appropriately in regard to policies and procedures, patient safety, infection control and other departmental and organizational requirements. Understands, supports and practices current rules/regulations/practices both state and nationally.
  • Should be observed as a department resource by all staff and assist in providing continuing education to all responsible individuals; serves as a role model.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of a two year accredited Radiology Technology program
  • BLS Certification
  • Licensed by the state of Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Registered in Radiography (ARRT)
Preferred:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • IV Therapy validation
Job Type Full-time