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Radiologic Technologist - PPMC

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Job ID: 210114
Category: Radiology/Imaging
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: shift 1

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • The General Radiology technologist performs radiographic procedures on patients and assists the Radiologists with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all routine X-ray studies in general X-ray, using stationary as well as portable X-ray equipment, on a continuous basis using proper techniques, positioning and anatomical labeling.Operates digital equipment, using cassettes and CR system.Operates Radiology equipment in the O.R., including C-arms, portable machines, etc.Performs Radiographic studies as ordered on nursing units using portable X-ray equipment.Practices proper radiation protection techniques (wears film badge at all times, wears body aprons and thyroid shields when necessary, shields patients, collimates films and avoids rerays).Prepares supplies and patient radiographic exams.Ensures that exam room is clean, orderly, and with adequate supplies to perform examinations.Instruct radiographic students with proper procedures and techniques.Maintains equipment in good working order, and contacts Service Company when equipment needs repair or adjustment.May perform routine office duties such as reception, placing Radiology orders in RIS, keeping records and processing films when necessary.Always verifies patient ID, by way of a minimum of Two (2) identifying pieces of patient information from the patient, such as name and D.O.B.Verifies the order by reading written notes, as well as checking for on-line orders.Answers all patient questions, practices good customer service by keeping waiting patients informed about delays when they happen.Practices hospital policy on effective hand hygiene between cases, etc.Helps with other areas in Radiology when assigned or needed.

Credentials:

  • Amer Registry Radiologic Tech (Required)
  • ARRT eligible and registered within one year of hire date required.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • Education Specialization:
  • Other (Required)
  • Education Specialization: Graduation from an approved Radiologic Technology Program
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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