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Radiology-Technologist-II-(WO)

SSM Health


Location:
St Louis, MO 63112
Date:
12/27/2022
2022-12-272023-02-11
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Job Details

**It's more than a career, it's a calling**

MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

**Worker Type:**

Regular

**Job Highlights:**

**SIGN-ON BONUS: $5,000**

**SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!****

**WHO WE ARE:**

We are a not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs across the Midwest Region through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system.

SSM has more than 38,000 employees and 11,000 providers whom are committed to providing exceptional health care services.

With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.

**WHY WORK WITH SSM HEALTH:**

SSM Health has:

23 Hospitals (22 adult & 1 pediatric) | 41 Affiliate Hospitals | 18 Urgent Care Centers | 24 Retail Health Clinics | 42 Pediatric Service Locations | 10 Post-Acute Care Facilities

****Sign on bonuses are for external qualified candidates. Internal candidates, please check with your recruiter to see what options are available for you** **.**

We look forward to meeting you! APPLY TODAY!

**Job Summary:**

Takes x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provides support for the imaging department. This position performs plain films, fluoro, portables, and OR exams and/or plain films and Bone Density (BD registry required).

**Job Responsibilities and Requirements:**

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Explains procedures to patient to ensure understanding. Provides appropriate educational material.
+ Transports patients to and from clinical areas and verifies patient identity according to policies and procedures. Prepares patient for radiology exam by positioning the patient for the procedure.
+ Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.
+ Prepares and administers contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
+ Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.
+ Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
+ Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
+ Maintains a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms and any other areas in department.
+ May perform limited CT procedures in emergent situations when CT Technologist is not on site.
+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
+ Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

+ Associate's degree or completion of a radiology certification program

EXPERIENCE

+ No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

+ Constant standing and walking.
+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
+ Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
+ Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
+ Frequent lifting/moving of patients.
+ Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
+ Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
+ Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
+ Rare kneeling and sitting.

**Licenses / Certifications:**

ARRT-BD Bone Density - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), ARRT-R Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - ARRT-R Radiography within 6 months - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), Radiographer, Licensed - Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Radiologic Technologists - Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

**Work Shift:**

Weekend Shift (United States of America)

**Job Type:**

Employee

**Department:**

4202000100 Radiology

**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**

40

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Learn more here (http://https://resources.ssmhealth.com/nondiscriminationclause/non-discrimination-statement.pdf)
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