Fairview Health Services Xray Technician in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures under the direction of the Radiologic Technologist. In this position you will be doing both lab and xray.

Responsibilities

  • Provides appropriate shielding to assure radiation protection and wears quarterly film badge according to state guidelines.

  • Utilizes appropriate measures to provide patient safety.

  • Assists in the maintenance of equipment to ensure proper function and availability.

  • Assists radiologist or other staff physicians in procedure performance to expedite patient flow.

  • Maintains supply inventory to ensure availability of required items.

  • Maintains department film file.

  • May perform laboratory duties as assigned and qualified including: Performs and evaluates diagnostic testing to provide accurate and reliable Laboratory results and high quality radiographs.

  • Performs clerical functions accurately to ensure accurate test ordering and reporting of patient results.

  • Reviews, follows, and understands established radiology quality assurance and quality control procedures. Performs and documents maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on Radiology instrumentation to ensure proper operation.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

Qualifications

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

  • Trade or Vocational Certification

  • Completion of the relevant coursework for X-Ray Technician Program. Successful completion of Limited Scope exam.

  • BLS through American Heart Association

  • Training in general aspects of diagnostic radiology, with some training directed towards laboratory and/or medical assistant job responsibilities

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc).

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection.

  • Organization: Effective management of projects, deadlines, and work load prioritizing; putting things together in an orderly and functional whole.

  • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes.

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves.

  • Knowledge: Possesses skill and knowledge to operate fixed radiographic equipment.

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10720

Category Radiology

Contract Status NH

FTE 0.60

Shift Days

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.