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ARRT Tech - PRN - Egleston

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Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30322

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Requisition #:  18866     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Work Days:  Variable 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs diagnostic quality imaging procedures for patient population care and participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. 

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree and satisfactory completion of an American Medical Association approved school of radiologic technology

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists registration
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 2 years of technical experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and patient management skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Operates technical equipment related to patient care imaging, image processing, image transmission and archiving, computerized radiology information system, and other information management systems deemed necessary to department operation or Children's Healthcare of Atlanta goals. 

    Physician practice only:

    Perform patient intake process including height/weight, vital signs, and intake questionnaires.

    Initiate pregnancy screen

    Modify x-ray orders based on Children’s Diagnostic Routine Protocols

  2. Assists physicians with administration of contrast media during fluoroscopy and operative procedures.
  3. Demonstrates consistent proficiency in performing all types of radiologic examinations.
  4. Demonstrates consistent ability to perceive details in radiographs to determine acceptability of exposure.
  5. Participates in achievement of organizational and department goals.
  6. Attends all required system and departmental educational opportunities.
  7. Maintains work area in a neat and orderly fashion at all times, keeping radiographic rooms stocked with needed supplies on a daily basis and reporting shortages to team leader. 
  8. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  9. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.
  10. Provides proof of ARRT and CPR certification renewals within 30 days of expiration.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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