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General X-Ray Technologist

Iowa City, IA 52242

Posted: 04/13/24 Employment Type: Temporary Position: X-Ray Tech Job Number: 25124 Specialty: X-RAY

Job Description

VHS is looking for a qualified General X-Ray Tech for a contract in Iowa City, Iowa!

Must have at least 1 year of experience
Must have AHA BLS
Any state license accepted - AART (R)
 
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.

  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of CT procedures and technical language.

  • Ability to work with and maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Ability to work efficiently and calmly under pressure.

  • Ability to work self-directed and to function without direct supervision.

  • Ability and willingness to have and maintain flexibility in work duties and hours (may require flexible schedule such as nights, evenings, weekends, holidays, extended shifts, etc.).

  • General knowledge of cardiac anatomy, Doppler physics, and the hemodynamics of blood flow in relation to the various disease states.

  • Skills to preliminarily identify stenosis or occlusion based on nationally published criteria.

  • Skills to assist attending physicians with interventional procedures requiring ultrasonic guidance.

 

Job Duties

  • Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy.

  • Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care.

  • Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding.

  • Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol (including placement of IV).

  • Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards.

  • Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted.

  • Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment maintenance, etc.).

  •  Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

  • Other related duties as required. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LiveYourLife
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