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Radiology Technologist WOW (Night Shift)

Company: Atrium Health
Location: Macon
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. WOW teammates receive an additional incentive for working weekends (WOW differential).

Job Summary

Under indirect supervision, performs all duties associated with acquisition, processing, submission for interpretation, and archiving of radiographic images. Responsible for the care of the patient while in the radiology department.

  • Demonstrates competency in positioning of all radiological procedures as prescribed by departmental policy.
  • Communicates with patients to explain procedures, obtain clinical history, confirm acknowledgment of patients ' understanding and address any questions or concerns.
  • Positions patients and selects exposure factors for various radiologic examinations and provides patient with radiation protection and safety in accordance with prescribed methods.
  • Reviews all diagnostic imaging requests for appropriateness based on clinical information provided. All questionable orders are communicated to the radiologists for final approval.
  • Takes verbal orders from providers as needed and enters appropriately in RIS system.
  • Prepares and maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges.
  • Assists, communicates, and consults with the Radiologists. Works independently outside the department with providers.
  • Observes patient during radiologic exam for change in status and makes appropriate intervention or contacts primary care givers for instruction.
  • Provides guidance, direction and mentoring for other personnel that maybe assigned to the area in which they are working including student radiographers Identifies and corrects problems as appropriate with all critical occurrences reported to the next level of authority.
  • Utilizes supplies and equipment in a cost efficient manner.
  • Maintains all required continuing education and applicable certifications for modality Education, Training, and Experience
    • Must be a High School or GED Diploma Graduate.
    • Graduate of a JRCERT approved School of Radiologic Technology.
    • Experience: No post-graduate experience required.
    • ARRT Registered or Registry eligible through the ARRT.
    • ARRT required in accordance with Work Instruction EMP 8

      About Us

      Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994 as a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to coordinate The Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities toward our mission: "Together, we elevate health and well-being through compassionate care."

      Today, Atrium Health Navicent has more than 1,000 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes, offers over 53 specialties in more than 50 facilities throughout the region and hosts over 100 medical residents and fellows.

      Included within the Atrium Health Navicent system is The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a 637 bed, nationally verified Level I-designated Trauma Center and a four-time Magnet Designated hospital for nursing excellence worldwide.

      Atrium Health Navicent provides a broad range of community-based, outpatient diagnostic, primary care, extensive home health and hospice care, and comprehensive cancer and rehabilitation services spanning the full continuum of care. Included within the system are:

      --- Five acute care hospitals

      --- A rehabilitation hospital

      --- A new, state-of-the-art children's hospital

      --- Central Georgia's first life plan community

      --- An in-patient hospice facility, as well as in-home hospice care

      --- Wellness and preventative services

      --- Multiple urgent care centers

      --- Numerous community-based partnerships that help Atrium Health Navicent deliver on its mission.

      Distinguished nationally for its excellence, Atrium Health Navicent is also one of the premier teaching hospitals in the United States and serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Mercer University School of Medicine. Atrium Health Navicent supports residency-training programs in family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics along with fellowships in critical care, geriatrics and orthopedic traumatology. Atrium Health Navicent also partners with a number of central Georgia universities and colleges to offer advanced training for nursing students. As a teaching hospital, Atrium Health Navicent attracts the best and the brightest to the area.

      In 2019, Navicent Health strategically combined with Charlotte-based Atrium Health. With similar missions and complementary capabilities, we're bringing better care to everyone we serve throughout the Southeast, from the Carolinas to Georgia. Our combination has brought:

      --- Access to world-class care - from the top experts to the most advanced treatments in heart, cancer and children's care.

      --- The latest and most innovative care options - like real-time virtual care for everything from everyday illnesses to critical care to mental health needs.

      --- Care focused on the whole community - through programs that help prevent disease, address social factors impacting health (like access to safe housing or fresh food), and boost health outside our walls.

      Vision

      Partners for life, care you trust.

      Mission

      Together, we elevate health and well-being through compassionate care.

      Values

      Integrity, Respect, Ownership & Caring (IROC)

      About the Team

      The Medical Center, Navicent Health (MCNH) is a nationally recognized academic medical center, nationally verified Level 1 Trauma Center, Magnet - hospital for nursing, and serves a service area of 30 counties and a population of nearly 750,000 persons.

      MCNH has over 4,500 employees and a medical staff of approximately 700 physicians. As the second largest hospital in Georgia, it is licensed for 637 beds, including pediatrics, medical surgical, trauma and cardiac surgery. The Emergency Center, with helipad capability and three urgent care centers, treats over 140,000 visitors per year.

      MCNH provides a broad range of community-based outpatient diagnostic, primary care, wellness and comprehensive rehabilitation services. It is the primary academic hospital for Mercer University School of Medicine, providing residency and fellowship programs for over 100 residents and is affiliated with multiple universities as a clinical education site. MCNH also operates the Doctors Office Building.

Keywords: Atrium Health, Macon , Radiology Technologist WOW (Night Shift), Healthcare , Macon, Georgia

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