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Radiology Technologist - $20-25 per hour

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

CHRISTUS Health is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a job in Lake Charles, Louisiana.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: PermanentDescriptionSummary:

    At the direction of the Radiologist, and under the general supervision of the Lead Technologist, Supervisor, and/or indirect supervision of the Manager/Director of the Department of Radiology, operates radiographic equipment to make radiographs of designated area of the body and assists the Radiologist in the production of fluoroscopic procedures. Adjusts radiographic equipment to correct settings for each procedure, positions, and instructs patients, determines proper exposure technique and calibration field for each radiograph. Arranges, attaches or adjusts immobilization and supportive devices such as sandbags and angle sponges to obtain the precise position, and to prevent the patient from moving and lessen discomfort to the patient; adjust lead shields to protect unaffected parts of the body from exposure to ionizing radiation. Operate a variety of fixed and mobile radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment; obtains diagnostic results while adhering to prescribed radiation standards, assures that accuracy and quality of examination is maintained and performs other related duties as required or directed.

    Requirements:

    Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology required.

    Must have knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics, and radiographic positioning techniques.

    Must have thorough knowledge of radiation safety protocols.

    Must have ability to operate various types of radiographic equipment, fixed and mobile, automatic and manual processing.

    Must possess at least basic computer skills with ability to learn and use the facility's system.

    1-3 years of experience in a hospital setting highly preferred

    Experience with trauma patients preferred

    Current registration from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required. Temporary permit required for new graduates.

    Current state licensure required.

    Current BLS (American Heart Association) required.

    Work Type: -

    Full Time

    Christus Health Job ID #8853301. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Radiology TechnologistAbout CHRISTUS HealthAt CHRISTUS Health, we deliver a complete healing experience that respects the individual. We serve our communities with dignity. And with a good deal of admiration. CHRISTUS Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit system made up of more than 600 centers, including long-term care facilities, community hospitals, walk-in clinics and health ministries. We are a community 45,000 strong, with over 15,000 physicians providing individualized care. -Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to every individual we serve.Benefits
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Continuing Education
    • Pet insurance
    • Sick pay
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Referral bonus
    • Employee assistance programs
    • License and certification reimbursement
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Lake Charles , Radiology Technologist - $20-25 per hour, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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