Providence Health & Services Radiologic Technologist - Imaging Services in Walla Walla, Washington
Providence is calling a Radiologic Technologist (Imaging Services, Variable Shift, 0.1 FTE ) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Embrace High Reliability Organization (HRO) philosophy.
Actively participate in departmental and organizational performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and Joint Commission standards.
Perform all aspects of Imaging examination according to established protocol.
Enter/Update clinical patient data into the computer.
Prepare exam data for diagnostic interpretation.
Adhere to compliance with all personnel policies, operational policies and HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.
Maintain a safe and unobstructed work area, practices good safety habits and observes OSHA safety rules and guidelines including, but not limited to: practicing safety precautions/infection control, wearing required protective clothing and equipment, following established protocol for the disposal of sharps and contact/disposal of blood and other bodily fluids.
Understand and apply appropriately quality assurance and improvement processes.
Educate and assist employees to department processes and protocols.
Assist the On-site Clinical instructor with student education.
Communicate effectively with patients, physicians and staff in a professional manner.
Interview patient prior to and during exam with the intent of determining appropriateness and optimizing the procedure for patient condition, comfort and proper diagnosis.
Ability to communicate effectively, to be able to explain procedures and to be sensitive to the needs of the patient and family.
Perform general clerical duties (phone, filling, faxing, copying, etc.)
Greet patient pleasantly, confirms identity and explains examination in a manner for the patient's understanding.
Involve the attending provider of any less than optimal outcome.
"Safety First” approach in all aspect of daily work.
Maintain a Continuing Education documentation according to requirements set out to maintain accrediting/registering modality (ARRT, ARDMS, MQSA).
Stock rooms (designated PAR, rotating stock according to expiration date).
Complete examination and records all relevant documentation in patient medical record.
Perform transport as necessary.
Adhere/perform to QA/QC schedule.
Report patient incidents according to policy.
Ability to work independently and rotate call shifts, designated by Lead.
Complete work in a timely manner.
Ability to work closely across departments for cooperation.
Use sound judgment and critical thinking skills in adverse/stressful situations.
Employee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.
Attend mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Completion of an accredited radiologic training program or equivalent educ/experience.
Current WA State X-Ray Technician Registration or Radiologic Technologist Certification.
Registry eligible with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and licensed in Radiology (R) within 3 months of hire date.
Current BLS - Healthcare provider must be AHA accredited.
Six (6) months x-ray tech experience or completion of PSMMC Imaging Clinical Rotation.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Medical Imaging or Radiologic Science.
About the ministry you will serve:
Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Location: Washington-Walla Walla
Req ID: 318182