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Swedish Health Services Radiology Technologist Registered in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Radiologic Technologist (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Medical Imaging at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

Performs a variety of technical procedures to include fluoroscopy and plain films as well as portable x-ray and c-arm operations in various locales. Examples of these procedures include but are not limited to barium studies, arthrography, myelography, fluoroscopic guidance for invasive procedures, etc. Provides appropriate care to patients and assures their safety from a physical and clinical perspective.

The radiology technologist must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and possess the knowledge, skill and/or ability to perform the job successfully and in an efficient manner. Must be thoughtful and considerate of patient's needs and explain procedures thoroughly, and must be able to use initiative and ingenuity in the performance of procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates functional understanding of various types of x-ray equipment and applications, to include c-arm, portable, R&F, etc.

  • Provides optimal diagnostic images in an expedient manner as well as provides appropriate clinical information to the radiologist.

  • Consistently follows departmental policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and physiology sufficient to allow optimum positioning of patients for imaging.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of radiation safety.

  • Keeps abreast of current techniques and protocols.

  • Functions proficiently at computer applications within Medical Imaging and associated duties.

  • Performs various support activities when needed, which may include transporting of patients, film library functions, scheduling and receptions duties.

  • Maintains professional, effective and compassionate communication with patients and families who may be under physical and emotional stress.

  • Demonstrates proficiency at fluoroscopic procedures such as barium studies, myelography, guidance for invasive procedures, arthrography, etc, as required.

  • Must be available for on-call status and able to respond in required timeframe if applicable.

  • Demonstrates understanding of the other modalities of Medical Imaging with regard to hours of operation, oncall procedures and other support services.

  • Consistently able to take direction from the radiologist, collaborate effectively, and use good judgment.

  • Accepts guidance and suggestions for improvement in a positive manner and acts upon the recommendations.

  • Provides basic nursing care as required, i.e. taking pulse, blood pressure, O2 Sat, etc.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal radiological technology program.

  • At the time of hire must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT.

  • Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience as a radiological technologist.

About the Cherry Hill Campus.

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 295859

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