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 Details: Saturdays
Email Address: email@example.com