Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Wenatchee Valley Hospital
Department:
Schedule: Pool Position
Shift: Variable Shifts
Hours:

Job Description

***Please note: this is a pool position, no guarantee of hours***

Position Summary:

Perform all routine diagnostic exams, including all surgical procedures, general fluoroscopy, and trauma exams utilizing radiographic, fluoroscopy, portable and c-arm equipment. Provide patients with safe, courteous and efficient care. Assist in other sections of the department as needed.

Essential Functions:

1. Prepares for and performs all x-ray examinations including but not limited to routine, fluoroscopy, operating room, and portable.

2. Assists radiologist or attending physician with special exams to provide maximum diagnostic information in a professional, efficient manner.

3. Assists clinical instructor and provides direct training and supervision to student technologists.

4. Completes “Informed Consent” and “Prescreening” forms as needed.

5. Administers contrast media under physician supervision.

6. Maintains the cleanliness of all x-ray equipment and associated minor equipment in accordance with infection control policies and procedures.

7. Required to take standby and be on call as needed. If on call, will be available within 20 minutes of notification of need. (CWH)

8. Follows good radiation safety, quality assurance and infection control procedures.

9. Understands and follows all universal precautions and personal protective equipment requirements.

10. Utilizes PACS, RIS, and current EMR efficiently and completes required paperwork for each examination performed.

11. Reviews and evaluates diagnostic images for technical quality.

12. Completes the education and competencies to perform EKGs as needed.

13. Complies with all continuing education requirements as dictated by regulatory entities.

14. Attend department meetings and participate in all annual required training and in-service training.

15. Lifts patients as needed and when this can be accomplished safely and according to policy. Transfers patients using safe ergonomic technique and utilizes the hydraulic lift or other safe patient handling devices and the patient’s family members or caregivers when necessary.

16. Participates in Quality Improvement Programs.

17. Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times

18. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

    • Must be a graduate of a course in Radiologic Technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.).

    • Clinical experience in diagnostic radiology and fluoroscopy obtained during completion of an approved course by the A.R.R.T.

    • A.R.R.T. registered or within six months of hire date (actively pursuing registry with an ACTIVE Washington State X-ray Technician license).

    • Washington State Certification as Radiologic Technologist.

    • BLS for healthcare providers or within 3 months of hire date.

Desired:

    • Certification or registry in any other diagnostic imaging field.

    • Possesses basic computer (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing) skills.

Additional Information

Who We Are: Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals and more than 40 medical specialties, to provide comprehensive medical care in North Central Washington. With over 270 physicians and 150 advanced practice clinicians, Confluence Health is the major medical provider between Seattle and Spokane. Our goal is to deliver high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective care close to home. Staying on the leading edge of healthcare innovation is important, so we invest in technology--to provide better care for our patients and allow our providers to operate at the highest level. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost-effective manner. Our Vision: To become the highest value rural healthcare system in the nation that improves health, quality of life, and is a source of pride to those who work here.

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