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Radiologic Technologist – PRN(as needed) – JOB# 1468

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Estes Park Health in Estes Park Colorado, is a strong independent community owned health care provider that offers comprehensive care comprised of skilled, compassionate caregivers. We are a non-profit critical access resource in our mountain community, providing the full spectrum of care for our friends, neighbors and visitors, from pediatrics to geriatrics. With a persistent dedication to patient-focused care, we continue to score high in patient satisfaction surveys.

The Radiologic Technologist demonstrates cooperative attitude in accomplishing the common goal of patient care within the department and with other personnel affected by the department of Diagnostic Imaging. The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for carrying out diagnostic tests using digital radiographic units, fixed and portable, including fixed and portable fluoroscopic equipment such as C-arms, and works in tandem with other medical personnel in order to achieve organizational goals.

SHIFT: PRN(as needed) shifts, days will vary. *The shift and hours listed above may be subject to temporary or permanent change at any time according to the needs required to provide excellent and full services to our customers during employment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent; graduate of AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • American Heart Association BLS

DUTIES:

  • Operates Digital Radiography equipment and portable fluoroscopic equipment for the purpose of capturing diagnostic images of a particular segment of the patient’s body.
  • Prepares patients for radiological exams by positioning patient appropriately to obtain diagnostic images per physician’s order.
  • Demonstrates competency in the operation of the digital radiography units, including portable x ray unit, C-arms and DEXA.
  • Must be willing to train in DEXA, and other Imaging Modalities.
  • Performs tube-warm up procedure and detector calibration/QC daily.
  • Minimizes radiation to patients and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, applies shielding for patients and staff as needed, uses appropriate exposure index factors for digital radiography. Follows the ALARA principles at all times.
  • May call for, transfer, position and manage patients independently with a high degree of professional care, tact and courtesy. Transports patients from the ED and back to the department in a safe manner.
  • Ensures the safety of the patient at all times while in the Diagnostic Imaging Department.
  • Documents fluoro times for all fluoroscopic procedures using C-Arm and fixed systems.
  • Ensures that patients are comfortable during imaging procedures, explains the exam to the patient and answers patients question.
  • Adjusts exposure techniques for pediatric patients.
  • Wears a radiation monitor at all times while working in the department.
  • Practices good stewardship of the equipment/DR Detector.
  • Maintains sterile surgical technique and complies with isolation precautions as appropriate.
  • Is thoroughly familiar with all departmental routines, scheduling techniques, record keeping and procedures offered. Knows progressions of the departmental workflow and paperwork, including complete submission of exams to the radiologist for interpretation.
  • Understands the use of Meditech, and PACS, InteleConnect and Medhost system.
  • May assist radiologist or staff physicians in administering radiopaque materials for examinations.
  • Assumes responsibility for general departmental neatness and cleanness, including orderly storage of materials.
  • Maintains professional affiliation(s) and certifications for own professional growth and as required by such organizations as to stay current and in compliance.
  • Maintains familiarity with and complies with professional ethics.
  • Rotates within the department to cover call on evenings and weekends (including shift work during the summer months), as required.
  • Participate in committees as assigned.
  • Perform in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulatory agency standards.
  • Perform in accordance with EPH vision, mission and goals.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Performs on-call duties as assigned.

Hiring Range depending on experience is  $22.00 –  28.18 +PRN Differential

A Unique Retirement Plan for you!

All employees are enrolled in a Money Purchase Pension Plan 401(a) which replaces Social Security contributions.  You control the investments on-line yourself or with you financial advisor to help it grow.  We also offer a 457(b) plan for you to ad additional funds to your investments.

We offer a full range of benefits to fit your needs and family for full time and part time employees!

  • Medical – Choose from a HSA or PPO medical plan with pre-tax spending accounts.
  • Dental – An affordable all-inclusive services plan.  No need to choose from 2 or 3 options.
  • Vision – Just for you or your whole family.
  • Paid Time Off – Personal and sick leave immediately available as accrued each pay period.
  • Medical Transport – Add MASA as a supplemental for both Air and Ground usable in all 50 states.
  • Accident and Critical Illness – For those unexpected life issues that may happen. Cash payouts to you.
  • Term Life and AD&D INS. – Free to full and part time employees.
  • Voluntary Life Ins. – Additional coverage for you to purchase for yourself, spouse and or children.
  • Short Term Disability – 2 levels to purchase for your needs.
  • Long Term Disability – Free to you while employed.
  • Employee Assistance Program – A comprehensive program for you and your family member which includes a national provider network for counseling services, life balance services, legal and financial services.

For more information about this opportunity call Human Resources at 970-577-4458 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (MST) or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer: In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of policies, programs, activities or employment. In addition, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

The descriptions above are listed as is at the time of posting and could change as needed at any time in accordance with state, local and federal laws.