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Radiology Technologist - $21-32 per hour

Company: SSM Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

SSM Health is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a job in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    Takes x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provides support for the imaging department. This position only performs plain films and fluoro.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. Assists technologists with preparing patient for radiology exam by positioning the patient for the procedure.
    • Assists technologists with filing, delivering and retrieving patient reports and charts, matching films to folders, and delivery of reports to patient units/physicians.
    • 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.
    • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area 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 degreeEXPERIENCE
        • No experience requiredPHYSICAL 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.
            About SSM HealthSSM Health has grown to be one of the largest integrated health systems in the country, because leadership, administration and providers work closely together to find solutions to the most pressing needs in medical care today. Collectively, our knowledge and resources are combined to innovate, optimize workflows and allow for better care delivery and patient interactions. Physicians and leadership engage in regular discussions designed to standardize practices that yield better outcomes across our system.

            Physicians, providers and health care leaders seeking the stability and resources of a large, reputable integrated health system, as well as the collegiality and respect of peers and the rewards of practicing in a faith-based organization, choose SSM Health as their ideal practice setting.

            SSM Health's 23 hospitals, more than 290+ physician offices and outpatient care sites, and 10 post-acute facilities offer vast opportunities to shape the future of health care throughout Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Employee assistance programs
            • Continuing Education
            • Health savings account
            • Health Care FSA
            • Dependent Care FSA
            • 403b retirement plan
            • Life insurance
            • Bereavement
            • Relocation bonus

Keywords: SSM Health, Oklahoma City , Radiology Technologist - $21-32 per hour, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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