Fairview Health Services Radiology Technologist in Woodbury, Minnesota

Overview

Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures under the direction of a Radiologist.

Responsibilities

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

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures independently.

  • Operates fixed and portable radiographic equipment.

  • Provides care appropriate to patients of all age groups; through appropriate communication with co-workers, patients, and other personnel.

  • Interprets appropriate data and information needed to identify each patients' needs.

  • Provides appropriate safety measures to assure radiation protection according to department and state guidelines.

  • Utilizes appropriate patient identification, obtaining pertinent clinical information, marking films, and appropriate technical techniques for imaging quality.

  • Evaluates completed radiographs regarding technique and positioning - make corrections when appropriate to maintain set standard per policy and procedure.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree from an accredited Radiologic Technologist program

  • No experience required.

  • Knowledge to operate fixed and portable radiographic equipment

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.

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

  • Critical Thinking: Gathers and integrates critical information, recognizing and addressing underlying assumptions of others, to arrive at effective solutions; breaks down problems into simple tasks or activities; analyzes relationships among several parts of a situation.

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

  • Multi-Cultural Communication: Ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. Cultural competence comprises four components: (a) Awareness of one's own cultural worldview, (b) Attitude towards cultural differences, (c) Knowledge of different cultural practices and worldviews, and (d) cross-cultural skills.

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

  • Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

  • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional.

  • Safe Medication Administration: Administers medications following policies using procedures that assure the highest level of safety all times for all populations.

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 2018-10701

Category Radiology

Contract Status NG

FTE 0.60

Shift All Shifts - Day/Evening/Night Rotations

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.