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Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Rutherford Regional Health Systems. Our team members are the cornerstone of our mission of making communities healthier. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just beginning your career, Rutherford Regional Health Systems has opportunities for you to utilize your skills and expertise.


Radiologic Technologist - Days

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-7874 Post Date May. 23, 2023 CategoryRadiology/Imaging Services FacilityRutherford Regional Health System
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$20,000 Sign On Bonus Opportunity! 

Company Description: 

Rutherford Regional Health System is a 143-bed acute care facility that offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs.  We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.

Rutherford Regional Health System’s partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare is bringing the pieces together to transform healthcare in Rutherford County. Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country’s leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke’s unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.
  • Obtains and examines the requisition for a radiographic examination in order to be aware of information such as procedure requested, patient's condition, and any other special notes or comments.
  • Always thoroughly explains the procedure, about to be performed, in order to facilitate cooperation and alleviate patient anxiety; addresses patient's concerns of radiation exposure.
  • Reviews patient's condition and determines the proper exposure factor for each radiograph; refers to department manual or reference material as required.
  • Always demonstrates an awareness of radiation safety procedures for self and others; wears protective clothing and remains behind the protective enclosure during exposures; minimizes radiation exposure to the patient and self.
  • Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports any unusual occurrences; always informs appropriate nursing personnel of any changes in patient's condition; promptly reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
  • Regularly checks equipment, accessories and supplies; keeps area stocked at all times, cleans and disinfects equipment after each use.

Minimum Education:
  • Associates Degree required
 
Required Skills:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
 
Certifications:
  • BLS required
 
Licenses:
  • ARRT required

Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!

Here at Rutherford Regional, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.

  • HSA
  • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
  • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
  • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.

Why join our team?

We are dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs, and we believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal. Rutherford Regional is growing its team of dedicated health care professionals. If you are looking to start a career that cares, are passionate about changing lives, and ready to work in a supportive environment in a close-knit community, apply today!


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