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Radiology Technologist

Job ID: 30156
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


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

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center in Ketchikan, Alaska is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position. Hourly compensation is $39.26 - $55.43; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.

Position highlights:

  • Work-Life Balance: This position will be scheduled Monday through Friday, 0800-0430, allowing plenty of time during the week to explore beautiful Ketchikan!
  • Mission-driven, value-based employer: PeaceHealth was named one of America's Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek and is among Newsweek's "America's Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters 2024"! Be a part of our mission-driven culture where values guide every decision, creating a truly purposeful workplace.
  • Serving with Compassion and Excellence: PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center was named one of Alaska's Best-In-State Hospitals by Newsweek and Statista in 2024!
  • Support for our new caregivers: We understand that this can be a big move, that's why a hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available. 
  • 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.

Details about this position:

  • 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.
  • Perform most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.
  • Provides patient education and instruction prior to and after examination. Provide training/education to staff and students as indicated.
  • Performs x-ray examinations applying appropriate infection control and radiation safety measures.
  • Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self-patient, and visitor. 
  • May perform surgical x-ray examinations, will utilize appropriate radiation safety measures and adhering to AORN standards.
  • Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.

What you bring:

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

About the community:

  • Paradise found: Picture kayaking through fjords, hiking glaciers, or snowshoeing through untouched wilderness. Your commute will be the envy of everyone back home!
  • Diverse and welcoming: From fishing with the locals to sipping hot cocoa at community bonfires, you'll feel embraced by Ketchikan's unique and friendly spirit.
  • Island life, with a twist: Ketchikan is on an island accessible by jet or ferry. But we're just a quick flight away from Seattle, so all the perks of a big city are still within reach!
  • Spotlight on Ketchikan (youtube.com)

For a detailed description of this position, or for questions, reach out to 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.

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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