Trinity Health MHS Pool Diagnostic Technologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Involves technical work in the operation ofdiagnostic radiographs and fluoroscopic equipment equipment. The purpose is delivery of quality care commensurate with the age of the patient population for the designated area.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
Participates constructively in PI activities in the department
Recognizes special needs/concerns of populations served and adjusts communication accordingly, i.e., language barrier, diminished hearing, concrete terms, etc.
Uses equipment according to manufacturers guidelines. Operates diagnostic and fluoroscopic equipment. Uses chest machine and portable unit.
Demonstrates filming techniques to give optimum radiographs. Accurately takes xrays - routine, prtable, radiographic, fluoroscopic.
Able to use CR, PACS and Scanner.
Properly positions patient, utlizing good body mechanics. Identifies special considerations in skin integrity, cognition, or boundaries for safety. Is knowledgeable of age-related factors.
Examines patient identification prior to exam. Explains procedure and prepares patient for procedure, transfers patient to table and properly positions patient, using good body mechanics.
Properly wears radiation monitoring badge. Demonstrates an awareness of radiation safety procedures for self and others. Adjusts Lead Shields. Shows a concern for patient comfort while obtaining the desired results for the physician.
Provides clerical/adminsitrative support. Uses computer system and printer. Places orders, performs studies, records exam per policy.
Other duties as needed and assigned by the manager.
Adheres to applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health’s Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures.
Job Number: 00113922
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Organization Name: Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Facility: MSEPA - Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia
Employment Type: Part time