Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.
Shift: This is a Per Requested Need (PRN) or "as needed" position. There are not a guaranteed number of hours offered each week. This position is not benefits eligible.
Provide quality patient care to all patients within the medical imaging department. Perform high quality images and exams on patients while maintaining the sensitivity to patient needs. Follows standards of safe radiation practice. Demonstrates leadership abilities and is a role model for other associate technologists. Acts as a clinical resource to students, staff technologist and other hospital personnel. Assures current standards of practice for the unit.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Associates Degree strongly preferred
Bachelors Degree preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
Knowledgeable in all aspects of Diagnostic Imaging to include Surgery and Trauma as required
Current Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
■ Performs diagnostic radiology procedures, providing safety for self, patients and all other individuals. Practices all rules and regulations pertaining to radiation safety, reducing personal and patient exposure to "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA).*
■ Produces quality images in a complete, accurate and timely manner. *
■ Prepares patient for exam. Provides information and instruction to patient and/or family regarding the procedure and responds to their physical and emotional needs. *
■ Assists the patient during exam and positions the patient. *
■ Observes patient and equipment during the procedure and reports / documents unusual occurrences and records patient's condition.*
■ Facilitates smooth patient flow, scheduling and optimal use of equipment/resources. *
■ Communicates in writing and verbally with all physicians, imaging personnel, students and hospital staff in facilitating the continuum of care. *
■ Assists with patient transport as needed. *
■ Performs IV starts and contrast administration as required. *
■ As assigned by management, performs technologist duties of other registered modality. *
■ Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy. *
■ Correctly inputs charges and required data for procedures and for supplies utilized during the procedure/exam. *
■ Completes required hospital/medical imaging paperwork for each exam performed.*
■ Prepares room, equipment, and exam materials needed for exam. *
■ Maintains technical operation of equipment and notifies service when necessary. Notifies supervisor of equipment problems and logs the service call/problem per department procedure. *
■ Maintains clean work area for employees and patients. *
■ Maintains quality checks and equipment maintenance documentation per department procedure. *
■ Proactive in problem identification and following up with appropriate management personnel. *
■ Establishes a motivating, constructive rapport with physicians, staff and system departments. *
■ Maintains high skill level through ongoing education / meeting attendance and shares information with staff. *
■ May assist in the clinical and/or didactic education of student radiographers and other health care professionals in teaching institutions. Shows an interest in teaching students; encourages students to perform examination and provides feedback to students on radiographs.
■ Participates in clinical training and provides support to students, staff technologists and other hospital personnel. Provides guidance for development of clinical skills, explains equipment and department procedure, and supports hospital and program policies/procedures. *
■ Engages in professional activities through involvement in organizations, journal clubs, on-line education, etc. and demonstrates a positive attitude toward the profession. *
■ Actively participates in department/hospital quality and process improvement initiatives. *
■ Maintains compliance with all State, Federal, accreditation and hospital regulations and standards. *
■ Responsible for contributing to ACR accreditation as requested.*
■ Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *
■ Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility. *
☑ Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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