Carondeletâ��s St. Josephâ��s Hospital (located at 350 N. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711) provides a full range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1961, St. Josephâ��s Hospital is a premiere medical campus serving Tucson and the Southwest. St. Josephâ��s is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute and the Carondelet Joint Replacement Center. Here youâ��ll find one of the regionâ��s most comfortable labor and delivery units as well as high-quality care and customer service in programs such as cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, wound care, stroke, diabetes, emergency medicine and rehabilitation. The 486-bed facility is an accredited Chest Pain Center, has been recognized by the American Heart and Stroke Association with a Get with the Guidelines Award for stroke care, and has nationally-certified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.
When you join Carondeletâ��s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. Weâ��ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years â�� right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and weâ��re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, weâ��re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.
JOB SUMMARY Takes radiologic films providing quality images to physicians to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems.
RESPONSIBILITIES Prepares and positions patients for x-rays and selects exposure factors accurately. Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations. Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted. Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation. Checks for accuracy of ordered exams by comparing to written physician order. Verifies correct patient by two forms of identity verification, prior to injecting patient or starting exam. Maintains patient confidentiality per established CHN policies regarding HIPAA rights and practices. Maintains proper oxygen therapy on patients who require oxygen. Maintain skills required to change oxygen tanks. Must be able to use masks and nasal canula. Adjusts rate of O2 flow with mask/nasal canula according to written physician orders. Secures and safely transports e-cylinders. Accesses electronic patient health record via current system. Inputs and processes requisitions. Inputs all relevant information and provides film/imaging history to physician, as appropriate. Expectations for operating room: manipulates/operates all C-arms, troubleshoots errors with equipment, performs sterile technique while operating C-arm, assists circulating RN as needed, prints films from C-arm when needed, archives images to PACS from C-arm, sets-up C-arm with all patient information, positions C-arm to the surgeons specifications, locates/documents patient dose.
EDUCATION Required: Graduate of an accredited radiology program.
Certification Required: ARRT- R (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) and AZ Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE)- Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT).
Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.
Work Experience Required: The experience acquired during radiology program and student clinical training.
Job: RAD TECH
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105004834
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.