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Radiology Technologist

Job ID: 31333
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $32.17, more depending on experience!

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 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. 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.
  12. Includes standby call and holiday rotation.

What you bring:

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

About the Community:

Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks -there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives! 

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

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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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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