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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

RadiologyFull TimeDay ShiftTue thru Fri 9:00am-7:30pmSign-On Bonus: Up to $15,000Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.The 607-bed teaching hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs more than 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina's first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer's care center and nearly 80 physician practices. Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year residencies.Job SummaryA radiologic technologist, works directly under their Radiology Supervisor and indirectly under the supervision of a radiologist. The radiology technician is responsible for operating X-ray and fluoroscopy equipment in obtaining radiologic images, which are used by the physician to determine diagnosis for their patient. The information gained from these images will also be used to help with developing a treatment plan.Minimum QualificationsMinimum Education: Satisfactory completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic TechnologyMinimum Years of Experience: NoneSubstitutable Education & Experience: NoneRequired Certifications/Licensure: Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; Current South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association license; Current CPR certificationRequired Training: NoneEssential FunctionsDemonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the following patient population:Infant (Birth to 1 year)Child (1 year through 12 years)Adolescent (13 years through 17 years)Adult (18 years to 65 years)Geriatric (over 65 years)Apply knowledge of the principles of radiation protection for the patient , self, and others.Apply knowledge of anatomy, positioning and radiographic techniques to accurately demonstrate anatomical structures on a radiograph.Determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic technique with a minimum of radiation exposure to the patient.Examine CR or DR images for the purpose of evaluating techniques, positioning and other pertinent technical qualities.Exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of medical imaging proceduresProvide patient care essential to radiologic procedures.Recognize emergency patient conditions and initiate lifesaving first aid.Duties & ResponsibilitiesApply knowledge of PACS to provide quality images for interpretationMaintains cleanliness of radiographic room to which assigned, ensure that equipment, lead aprons, gloves, etc. are in usable condition and that work area is properly stocked with linens, emergency and other supplies.Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, e.i., fire or disaster.Demonstrate good public relations and service excellence at all times.Follows HIPAA GuidelinesServes and protects the hospital community by ensuring adherence to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and DNV on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (DNV) standards.We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefitsHealth care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one. LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.Employer paid life insurance - equal to 1x salaryEmployee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salaryAdoption assistanceLHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employmentTuition reimbursementStudent loan forgivenessEqual Opportunity EmployerIt is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee's desires and abilities and the hospital's needs.

Keywords: Lexington Medical Center, Columbia , Radiologic Technologist, Other , West Columbia, South Carolina

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