Nemours is seeking a Full-Time Rad Tech to join our team.
*** Sign on Bonus $5000***
Schedule: Monday and Wednesday 1pm-9:30pm and every weekend 7am-7:30pm Sat and Sunday
The Radiologic Technologist will perform x-ray procedures including fluoroscopic procedures under the direction of a physician with established methods and procedures, is responsible for patient care, proper operation of all general diagnostic equipment. The radiologic technologist should report to the Radiology Manager who reports up to the Administrative Director.
Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of Nemours
Responsible for Patient/caregiver interactions and provides accurate preparation instructions to patient/caregiver with the ability to answer pertinent procedural questions.
Knowledge of Diagnostic Imaging protocols, radiation safety and a working knowledge of all radiology equipment.
Responsible for patient identification, proper identification of all images, PACS interaction and documentation. Operates hospital computer system for patient data entry and retrieval.
Responsible for the preparation, administration and documentation of contrast media per departmental protocols under the direct supervision of a radiologist/physician. Observes patient for allergic reaction after administration of contrast.
Responsible for screening of patients to be imaged for contraindications that may be hazardous to their health or to the safety of others.
Must have the ability to work well with others, acts as a team member. Ability to work independently and engage in critical thinking to improve the quality of care.
Aids in the training of new personnel, students and physicians.
Ensures proper function of equipment by proper usage and maintenance. Reports unsafe conditions and incidents.
Regular attendance is required and this position is considered essential for purposes of staffing during severe weather emergencies and other natural disasters.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, must have reliable transportation and must be able to work on an on-call basis.
Good communication skills are required. In addition to accepting feedback, asking questions and active communication with counterparts and all departments.
ARRT registered or registry eligible- obtained within 1st year of employment
State License eligible in NJ and DE
CPR certification required or obtained within first 90 days of hire
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.