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Radiology Technologist - Orthopedics

Job ID: 70526
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


***Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance May Be Available*** 

PeaceHealth is seeking a Radiology Technologist - Orthopedics for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position in beautiful Ketchikan, Alaska. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $34.05 – $54.13. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc. 

Spotlight on PeaceHealth Ketchikan

We're looking forward to welcoming a self-motivated, high-energy X-Ray Technologist to our friendly and supportive Orthopedic team! We work Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. These great clinic hours offer plenty of time to play, too, in scenic Ketchikan, Alaska! This remote family- oriented community in southeast Alaska is just an hour and a half flight from Seattle. This is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts--gorgeous scenery, lots of opportunities for hiking, fishing and boating, and abundant wildlife. Our schools are excellent and our economy is strong! The position will prepare for and perform standard x-ray examinations and may perform fluoroscopic procedures, portable examinations and surgical x-ray procedures. Utilizes proper positioning and selection of appropriate technical factors using various radiographic equipment to obtain optimal results. 

Details about the position:

  1. Prepare, supply, and equip exam room to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.
  2. Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.
  3. Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.
  4. Perform most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.
  5. Performs x-ray examinations applying appropriate infection control and radiation safety measures.
  6. Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self, patient, and visitor. Evaluates patient for pregnancy prior to exam as indicated.
  7. May perform surgical x-ray examinations, will utilize appropriate radiation safety measures and adhering to AORN standards.
  8. Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience, and license/certification/registration. May also perform other duties as assigned. 

What you bring:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology program.
  • Minimum of one year of experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated venipuncture competency.
  • PACS/RIS knowledge is required.
  • ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.
  • ARRT (R) Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist is required.
  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

For a complete description of this position, or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected].

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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