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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Radiologic Technologist PRN -VUH in Nashville, Tennessee

Radiologic Technologist PRN -VUH - 2103548

Job : Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound

Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Organization : Diagnostic Radiology Team 11 201491

Shift: : Variable

Description

adiologic Technologist PRN - Variable Shifts

(Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience; must receive certification during first year of employment)

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs diagnostic imaging services in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures to ensure the best possible patient care services are delivered.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) : Must receive certification during first year of employment and 1 year relevant experience

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Strongly Preferred:

  • EPIC and Radiant experience

  • Trauma Center experience

  • Adaptability

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong Organizational Skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews radiology exam requests and patient identification to ensure safe, appropriate and cost effective imaging.

  • Applies broad range of skills to ensure exam is completed timely and meets quality and compliance standards.

  • Provides appropriate screening process to patients, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards.

  • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

Shifts: Variable

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Basic Qualifications

Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Required

Additional Qualification Information:

  • If a recent graduate, new hire must obtain Radiologic credentialing within one year of being hired

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

  • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

  • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

  • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

Sensory

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

Environmental Conditions

  • Frequent: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

  • Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

  • Frequent: Radiation: May be exposed to occupational radiation, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Radiation Safety Program which includes training, use of personal protective equipment with lead shielding, and personal dose monitoring.

Req ID: 2103548

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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