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Travel X-Ray Technologist

Company: Siemens Healthineers
Location: Covington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Opportunity
Description
We're looking for a Travel X-Ray Technologist, working in the Healthcare Systems & Services industry in North Carolina, United States.Pay Rate: $2000-$3500 Weekly gross (before taxes)Are you an X-Ray Technologist who is looking to grow their career with an innovative company known for Medical Imaging?Our client offers access to industry experts (they design and maintain these systems we work on) with ongoing training and education.As an X-Ray Technologist, youll work for some of the best healthcare companies across the US. Contracts for specific locations last from 12 weeks up to a year.Their culture is based around a team of highly dedicated employees worldwide who are innovating every day, truly shaping the future of healthcare. They are passionate about healthcare and are engineers and they dont walk away from a problem before it is solved.Role:In this role the successful candidates will function as X-Ray Technologists in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness.Responsibilities:

  • Performing diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols.
  • Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions.
  • Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts.
  • Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes.
  • Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy.
  • Reviewing tests with peers and physician.
  • Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures.
  • Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers.
  • Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation.
  • Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space.
  • Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair.
  • Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures.
  • Complying with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure.
  • Maintaining technical competency through continued education and participation in training programs.
  • Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administering contrast agents according to site-specific protocols.
  • Maintaining current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed.
  • Performing equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems.
  • Making calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members.
  • Following quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Performing additional duties as required. Experience Required for Your SuccessRequired Experience:
    Hospital setting background with a minimum of 1 year or 2 years of clinical experience required, specifically in ER, OR, Trauma and PortablesRequired License/Certification:
    Valid ARRT license, registered in RadiographyValid CPR certificateState license (will consider candidate that doesnt have this, if willing to obtain)Preferred Qualifications:
    Strong communication skills both written and verbal neededInteract with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical mannerMust be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiativeIn this role the successful candidates will function as X-Ray Technologists in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness.Required
    Preferred
    Job Industries
    • Customer Service

Keywords: Siemens Healthineers, Covington , Travel X-Ray Technologist, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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