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MUHA CU20 - Multi-Modality Tech RT(R)(CT) - Northeast - $15,000 SIGN-ON/RETENTION BONUS

Company: MUSC Health University Hospital
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: A759810
Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Columbia Regional - Columbia Medical Center Northeast
Sub Department: MUHA-9422500-RADIOLOGY UNIT DIAGNOSTIC
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Columbia, SC
Categories: Allied Health & Laboratory Services
Pay scale: MUHA-Grade M: $51,920.64 - $68,301.00 (min - mid)

Essential Functions:

  • Operates imaging equipment (radiographic, fluoroscopic, portable, C-arm, MRI, NM, US and CT) following radiation safety guidelines based on hospital policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Provides radiographic support for all areas of the Hospital as needed.
  • Operates other patient care equipment/devices as appropriate oxygen, suction, syringes, monitors, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, wheelchairs, stretchers and compression devices.
  • Position patients accurately for specific anatomic imaging using appropriate immobilization devices when required. Avoids excessive repeated examinations by following guidelines.
  • Calculates exposure factors for optimum quality studies. Adheres to the use of predetermined protocols as outlined by the radiologists.
  • Provides radiation protection 100% of time to self, patients, visitors and other health care professionals. Adheres to all polices and procedures related to radiation safety per Providence Hospital and regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluates images for technical quality and insures that quality is present before dismissing patients or submitting images for interpretation. Patient recalls must be kept to an absolute minimum.
  • Assumes responsibility for the physical and psychological needs of each patient. Communicates in a clear, concise, accurate and caring manner.
  • Maintains competency for venipuncture, specific to the requirements of the modality.
  • Initiates life support systems in a competent, capable and calm manner when necessary. Understands the operation of suction and oxygen. Basic understanding and familiarity with drugs in crash cart.
  • Maintains certification-ARR, SCRQSA. Assumes responsibility for continuing educational requirements required for continues certification.
  • Enters required information into Meditech in a timely manner.
  • Properly identifies patient, verifies orders, history and other relevant information to assist Radiologist with interpretation.
  • Follows up on all requested call reports, fax reports, critical results as required.



    Required Licenses

    [South Carolina, United States] Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

    Certified by The American Registry of Radiologic Technology or other licensing body or is Registry eligible. Certified by the State of SC.

    Training must have included care of patients of all ages-pediatric, teens, adult and geriatric patients. Technologists performing routine diagnostic radiography must become registered within one (1) year of employment. Technologists hired in specialty modalities who are unregistered at the time of employment, must become registered/certified within two (2) years.

    BLS Certification.



    Minimum Education

    Graduate of (an approved school or training program) a 24-month approved School of Radiologic Technology or other approved training (i.e. military).

    The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

    Opening date: 11 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:

Keywords: MUSC Health University Hospital, Columbia , MUHA CU20 - Multi-Modality Tech RT(R)(CT) - Northeast - $15,000 SIGN-ON/RETENTION BONUS, Other , West Columbia, South Carolina

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