Radiology Technologist AdventHealth North Pinellas
Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
Top Quality outcomes
Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
Leadership is accessible
Located on the Gulf of Mexico
PRN covering PDO or Call Outs
You Will Be Responsible For:
Collects pertinent data about the patient and the procedure. Uses consistent and appropriate techniques to gather relevant information from the medical record, significant others and health care providers. The collection of information is determined by the patient needs or condition.
Reconfirms patient identification and verifies the procedure requested or prescribed
Verifies patient pregnancy status when appropriate.
Determines whether the patient has been appropriately prepared for the procedure.
Measures patient size when needed.
Selects KVP, MA and Time when needed. Selects proper focal film distance to obtain satisfactory radiographs.
Elicits confidence and cooperation from the patient, the public and health care providers by providing timely communication and effective instruction.
Provides accurate explanations and instructions at an appropriate time and at a level the patient can understand.
Performs Radiological procedures utilizing approaches and equipment appropriate to patient’s age and size.
Addresses and documents patient questions and concerns regarding the procedure when appropriate.
Verifies correct exam ordered on requisition by comparing to physician order in chart or on prescription. Brings any discrepancies to attention of Lead Technologist or Imaging Services Manager.
Monitors the patient’s physical condition during the procedure
Documents diagnostic, therapeutic and patient data in the RIS and PACS. Documentation must be timely, accurate, concise and complete.
Maintains cleanliness and general orderliness of the examination room, radiographic equipment and processing areas.
Follows radiation safety and protection guidelines
What You Will Need:
Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology
Current ARRT certification.
Current Florida State license in Radiologic Technology.
Basic Life Support Certification
Radiologic Technologists perform radiographic examinations that create images for diagnosis. Radiography integrates scientific knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and useful diagnostic information. Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. Radiologic Technologists prepare for and assist the Radiologist in the completion of intricate radiographic examinations.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.