Under the direction of a radiologist, performs general radiographic examinations at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Performs a variety of technical imaging procedures that entail application of ionizing radiation; therefore, prudent judgment, strong technical skills, and commitment to patient safety are considered requisite professional characteristics for individuals assuming the position as a general radiologic technologist. In addition, under general supervision, processes laboratory specimens which are utilized in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of physical conditions.
Education and Experience 1. Completion of a 2 year radiologic technology program approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. 2. BA/BS degree preferred.
3. One year of professional work experience in performing general radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Demonstrated knowledge in how to operate general radiographic equipment and related technology. 2. Demonstrated competency in the performance of general radiographic imaging studies. 3. Knowledge of how to address age-specific care needs of patients and effective interpersonal skill sets that lead to productive communications and collaborations. 4. Competency in interpreting physician order requests for general radiographic imaging studies. 5. Ability to exercise prudent judgment in selecting and configuring equipment settings to compensate for patient physiologic variances. 6. Ability to consistently produce quality images of various anatomical structures. 7. Ability to handle patient specimens and laboratory equipment. 8. Ability to maintain the expected level of competency. 9. Knowledge of safety and infection control practices to ensure a safe environment of care. Computers and Technology 1. Microsoft Office Suite experience required. 2. Electronic Health Management experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Active American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration required. 2. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider/CPR required.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denvers 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorados primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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