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Radiology Technologist - Orthopedics (Per Diem)

Job ID: 17332
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Medical Group in Florence, Oregon is seeking a Radiology Technologist - Orthopedics for a Per Diem/Relief, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $30.12, more depending on experience, plus a 15% per diem differential.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Prepares for and performs standard x-ray examinations, and may perform fluoroscopic procedures. Performs portable examinations and may perform surgical x-ray procedures. Utilizes proper positioning and selection of appropriate technical factors using various radiographic equipment to obtain optimal results.

Details of 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. Provides patient education and instruction prior to and after examination. Provide training/education to staff and students as indicated.
  6.  Demonstrates ability to adapt exam to address problems of patient care as they arise making decisions to appropriately resolve problems.
  7.  Performs x-ray examinations applying appropriate infection control and radiation safety measures.
  8.  Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self-patient, and visitor.  Evaluates patient for pregnancy prior to exam as indicated.
  9.  May perform surgical x-ray examinations, will utilize appropriate radiation safety measures and adhering to AORN standards.
  10.  Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.
  11.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 What you bring: 

  • Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology program required.
  •  Minimum of one year of experience is preferred.
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development, and life stages to meet each patient’s need
  •  Demonstrated venipuncture competency
  •  PACS/RIS knowledge is required.
  •  ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.
  •  Registered with the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI). Must maintain active registry with the state of Oregon OBMI. 
  • ARRT eligible, ARRT(R) certification required within 6 months of hire. May work under OBMI Temporary license pending ARRT certification.
  •  Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  •  Phlebotomy as required.

 Other skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment 
  • Ability to work with basic office equipment such as telephones, copier, facsimiles, computers, etc.
  •  Strong organizational and analytical skills

 About the community: 

Florence is located on the Oregon Coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River. Enjoy a lifestyle inspired by the great outdoors and offering its own scenic Northwest landscape and abundant recreational opportunities. Florence is known for its breathtaking beaches, rolling sand dunes, numerous lakes with hiking trails and a picturesque historic downtown. To the south is 40-mile-long Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. To the north, the tide pools and hiking trails at Cape Perpetua. To the east, steelhead fishing on the Siuslaw River.  Click here to learn more about PeaceHealth in Florence.

 For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected]

 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. 

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