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Radiologic Technologist (PRN)

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Inova is seeking a _ PRN Radiologic Technologist _ to join our dedicated imaging team at our brand-new state of the art healthcare facility in Oakville! Located in the Potomac Yard neighborhood, our Oakville facility is an outpatient center that will include a full-service emergency room, ambulatory surgery, imaging services, primary care and other medical offices. Relocation assistance eligible. _Inova's hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.__We are proud to be named one of Forbes' 2022 Best Employers for Women, of 5,000+ facilities on NurseJournal's national 2023 Best Places to Work as a Nurse list, and a Top Performer in the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index for LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality._ Featured benefits: Tuition reimbursement Student loan assistance - up to $10,000! Paid parental leave Retirement benefits with match from day one State-of-the-art medical and training facilities Position Summary: The Radiologic Technologist provides clinical services according to radiology practice standards and acts as a resource to radiography students and other technologists to ensure optimal department functions. Administers sound patient care practice according to hospital and department policies/procedures to ensure the safety of patients. Demonstrates radiation protection/safety for patients, staff, and self as outlined in department protocols and regulatory guidelines. Maintains equipment, exam rooms, and work areas in a neat and safe condition. Completes ancillary tasks to ensure efficient and consistent departmental operations while demonstrating the initiative for self-development to ensure the proficiency of staff with new technological changes. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of radiologic principles, theory, anatomy and pathology processes by utilizing the most appropriate techniques and/or positioning for optimal examinations. Adheres to department policies and protocols by ensuring all examinations are optimized for interpretation. Confidently operates radiological equipment in all care settings (i.e. fluoroscopy, trauma, Emergency department and the Operating Room). Demonstrates the effective use of radiation protection procedures with collimation devices and protective shielding. Operates Imaging and other related equipment according to manufacturers' specifications. Demonstrates proper technique for injection of IV contrast under the American College of Radiology guidelines. Assists in teaching radiography students sound radiography principles. Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history and informed consent from patients' and/or patients' charts to assist physicians in optimizing the performance and interpretation of examinations. Explains procedures to patients/families and answers any questions to ease anxiety and assure patient cooperation. Correctly identifies patients and their files while ensuring a high degree of accuracy. Tracks patients according to department procedures. Assists physicians in performing a variety of examinations by using standard department protocols, isolation precautions, and/or sterile techniques. Recognizes clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams and takes appropriate action to resolve them and produce the most desirable outcomes. Position Requirements: Graduate of an accredited radiology school or program. American Registered Radiologic Technologists within 12 months of hire; Licensed Radiologic Technologist Upon Start Must be licensed as required by the state of employment if employed at an Inova Health System free-standing Imaging Center not affiliated with an Inova hospital. One year of combined classroom and clinical training in radiology. Recent experience in a hospital/healthcare environment as a Radiologic Technologist or student. OR experience is required. Basic Life Support Certification with the AHA. More about Inova Health System Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 20,000+ team members provide more than two million patient visits each year through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.Inova's five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.Inova is home to Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,952 licensed beds. Inova's Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy Inova Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. To fulfill this commitment, Inova Health System does not discriminate in any employment-related decision and administers all of its employment programs, procedures and practices without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions and lactation), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information. Inova operates both affirmative action and equal opportunity programs, consistent with federal and state requirements, including Governor's Executive Order One (2018). Consistent with federal and state requirements, Inova also prohibits retaliation against any person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice.Job Type: Part-timePay: $41.32 per hourSchedule: Day shift Evening shift Night shiftPeople with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Experience: Radiologic Technologist: 1 year (Required)License/Certification: Radiologic Technologist license (Required) BLS with the AHA (Required)Ability to Relocate: Alexandria, VA 22301: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Radiologic Technologist (PRN), Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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