SCL Health Radiology Technologist in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofithealth care organization. Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our richheritage and mission, and focus on health care delivery that valuesperson-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winningcombination as we bring health and hope to our patients. Fast Facts * Wheat Ridge, CO (estab. 1905) * Community-based, acute care hospital, Level III Trauma Center * 2,100 associates, 900 physicians, 600 volunteers * 338 beds Services & Expertise * 5-Star Birthing Center * Breast Care Center (NAPBC accredited) * Bridges Integrative Health & Wellness * Comprehensive Cancer Center * Heart & Neurovascular * Orthopedics * Primary Stroke Center * Robotic Surgery * Senior ER, Behavioral Health & Surgery * Sleep Center * Spine Center * Women & Family Center Kudos: Lutheran is recognized for quality, safety & patientexperience by Truven, the Joint Commission & more! Visit: http://www.lutheranmedicalcenter.org/ Operates radiologic equipment to produce clinical diagnostic x-rayfilms as prescribed by physicians and perform routine diagnostic proceduresaccording to established standards and practices. * Produces x-ray images of specified body areas as directed by thephysician or radiologist ensuring clear and undistorted films. Positions andinstructs patients regarding x-ray procedures. * Performs x-ray procedures using portable machine as requested byEmergency Department and nursing units. * Processes films for radiologists reading/interpretation followingestablished procedures. * Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stockingsupplies and wiping off tables and equipment ensuring an efficient and cleanworking environment. * Protects patients from undue exposure to radiation by using leadshields and various safety factors. * Prepares and assists in administering contrast agents by monitoringdosages and determining any potential allergies ensuring compliance withdepartment policies and procedures. * Maintain patient information as needed by purging or updating patientfilm jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patientrecords. * Maintains imaging and processing equipment by performing scheduledcleanings and tests and documenting results. Contacts service personnel andnotifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment. * Performs other duties as needed in order to support the achievement ofestablished goals and objectives. The information above is for summary purposes, and is notintended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions. * High School diploma or equivalent, required * Successful completion of an approved radiological training program andthe ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry ofRadiologic Technologists (ARRT), required * Current license/certification in the state of practice, required * Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtaincertification within one month of employment, required * One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the sameage/type of patient population served by this facility or department,preferredSCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, or national origin.Employer's Job# 17002434Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.