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Diagnostic Tech- Per Diem- Pennsylvania Hospital

Job ID: 136228
Radiology/Imaging
PER DIEM
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 26, 2022

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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?

Penn Medicine is looking for a Diagnostic tech to join their continuing growing team. The Diagnostic Technologist performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with patients in the successful accomplishments of their imaging needs.


Performs all necessary preparations related to general diagnostic procedures:

· Obtains patient history, explains the procedure, gains consent for contrast material administration and address any patient concerns prior to beginning the procedure.

· Performs all necessary checks for accuracy of the prescription, precertification/authorization if required by individual insurance companies, EPIC / Radiant order and patient identification.

· Perform all procedures following the appropriate imaging protocols. All technical factors should be appropriate for the age of the patient with consideration of the tools available for shielding and dose reduction.

· Compiles and reviews images, provides applicable comparison studies, and prepares documentation for interpretation.

· Performs quality control testing as required.

· Clean, adjust and perform routine maintenance on equipment; stock and replenish supplies as required.

    ·Proficient in departmental and hospital information technologies such as RIS, PACS, EPIC and job specific related areas.


      Credentials:

      • The qualified candidate must have a High School diploma or equivalent. 
      • Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college attended or hospital trained with one year experience under a Board Certified Radiologist is required. 
      • Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with an AART certification is required. Must maintain continuing education credits for certification.
      • Current CPR certification.

        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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