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Gila River Health Care Multimodality Technologist in Chandler, Arizona

Performs exams in two or more modalities to include plain image X-ray, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Sonography (US), and Bone Density (DXA), to provide diagnostic information by operating a wide variety of medical imaging equipment.

  • Correctly interprets provider’s order and checks for consistency between diagnosis and ordered exam. Calls provider directly before proceeding if there is any discrepancy.

  • Performs medical imaging exams within the scope of practice defined by The Arizona Department of Health Services, Special Licensing and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and/or The International Society for Clinical Densitometry and/or The American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists as applicable.

  • Works collaboratively with other technologists to prioritize patient care amongst more several modalities.

  • Establishes personal rapport with patients and other persons; gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatment and answering questions.

  • Operates medical imaging equipment while following manufacturer’s guidelines; troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment and techniques.

  • Maintains radiology supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Minimizes radiation to patients and staff by employing the ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) principle by utilizing beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Maintains production and quality of images by following established standards and protocols.

  • Documents patient care in PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) and EHR (electronic health record)

  • Contributes to team by attending staff meetings and volunteering for GRHC wide exercises.

  • Identifies patient using 2 patient identifiers.

  • All other position related duties as assigned.

  • Associate's degree in Medical Radiography or a closely related field of study required.

  • Graduate of JCERT accredited Radiography program.

  • Current registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

  • 2 year’s experience in advanced imaging

  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) approved by the Arizona Medical Radiologic Technical Board of Examiners (MRTBE) or ability to obtain Certificate within 3 months in position.

  • Current and continuing BLS training and certifications; or able to obtain within 30 days in position.

  • Demonstrate ability to relate to diverse cultures and specifically the Gila River Community and/or other Native American cultures and community health services.

Plus at least one of the following Certifications:

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist (RT):, ARRT (R), State License from Arizona Department of Health Services, Special Licensing .

  • Computed Tomography Technologist (CT): ARRT (CT), State License from Arizona Department of Health Services, Special Licensing.

  • Magnetic Resonance Technologists (MRI): ARRT (MR) or AMRIT .

  • Sonographer: ARRT (S) or ARDMS .

Posting Title: Multimodality Technologist

Department: Medical Imaging

Job ID: 2021-8128

Street: 3042 W Queen Creek Road

Post End Date: 8/22/2021

Shift: Days

Shift Details: Saturdays

Email Address: lhernandez3@grhc.org

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