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Radiology Technologist Student

Job ID: 79390
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Radiology Technologist Student for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Variable position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $31.70 – $47.54. 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.

Under the direction of a Radiological Technologist, performs radiology procedures using judgement to select proper exposure, positioning, and meet patient care needs. Uses a variety of fixed and mobile radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment in various locations including surgery, nursing units, Emergency Department, satellite operations and main radiology department.


  • Operates equipment and devices utilizing standard procedures, monitors device performance and ensure functionality.
  • Practices aseptic technique as necessary, assists with contrast media, assists the physician with imaging procedures, initiates life support measures for patients, if necessary, maintains all appropriate and required patient records, and procedure documentation.
  • Transfers patients as necessary.
  • Processes images by either automatic film process or digital radiography laser equipment as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Required: Must be currently enrolled in the last year of an accredited 2–4-year Radiologic Technology Program and be in good standing.
  • Preferred: Previous experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Required)
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills (Required)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment (Required)
  • Ability to assess patient’s condition and exercise independent judgment to implement life-sustaining action (Required)
  • Ability to position patients including proper beam-part-film alignment with respect to the source of radiation, selected imaging modality and area to be examined (Required)

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center:

  • Radiology Technologist Student position/status is only granted until 2 months post-graduation date from an accredited Radiologic Technology Program, to allow time to acquire ARRT(R) certification.  Students have Radiology Technology registration until they acquire ARRT (R) certification.

Working Conditions


  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Ability to move around area with occasional sitting.
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment.
  • Lift/Carry: Frequently up to 15 lbs. Occasionally up to 30 lbs.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 13 lbs. force. Occasionally up to 30 lbs. force.
  • Reaching frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, 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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