15 days old

Special Procedures Tech

Allina Health
River Falls, WI 54022

Requisition #

62073BR

Physical Location

River Falls, WI

Posted Date

07-Feb-2020

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

Radiology

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

River Falls Area Hospital (RFAH) is located in western Wisconsin, just 30 minutes east of St. Paul, Minn., and is part of a shared medical campus that provides easy access to hospital services, an Allina Health primary care clinic, specialty clinics, a long-term care facility and a wellness and fitness center. With 270 employees, more than 174 affiliated physicians and 25 staffed beds, RFAH provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, as well as surgical, cardiovascular, cancer treatment and rehabilitation services to approximately 28,000 patients each year. 

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 62073
  • Performs imaging duties associated with the radiology department, including general radiographic, ultrasound, and CT studies
  • Additional imaging skills, such as MRI, may be added based upon the professional competency and licensure of the individual. Ensures compliance with patient care
  • Quality standards as they relate to the care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from newborn to elderly
  • Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in hospital wide performance improvement activities
  • Picking the proper patient in Epic and completing the proper account information/registration
  • Verify correct patient and exam to be performed
  • Order appropriate labs for each patient
  • Assist Rad in biopsy, thoral para application
  • Accomplish safe and appropriate delivery of care
  • Assure patient attire is appropriate for exam/maintain patient dignity
  • Explains exams to patient, answers all questions and responds to educational needs
  • Obtain and document appropriate information and consent forms
  • Prepare room with necessary equipment and supplies to perform procedure, such as linen, contrast, barium, order copies
  • Perform procedure using specific imaging protocol
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to modify/adjust procedure as necessary
  • Ensure patients physical and psychological needs are met, including age specific needs, cultural diversity, and lifestyle preferences
  • Uphold patients right to privacy and confidentiality
  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Provide education and/or materials to patient as appropriate
  • Utilize appropriate techniques and patient positioning with a resultant retake percentage of less than 6%

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology school
  • Must be registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technology and maintain 24 CEUs every 2 years
  • CT certification required within 1 year of hire

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Experience with other imaging modalities preferred
  • Experience in basic radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures preferred

Skills

  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Using knowledge and skill to maintain precision and appropriate care for patients of varying abilities
  • Frequently working alone with multiple tasks, patients (difficult or trauma patients)
  • Ability to work, rotating call including holidays; sometimes up all night and then required to work a regular shift

Licensure/Certification

  • Current ARRT License
  • Current BLS Certification
  • State of WI licensure

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, primarily day shift, weekday call 11p-6am
Every 5th weekend 7am-7pm; call from 7pm-7am

Location/Community Information

Ranked one of the best small cities in the country by Demographic Daily, River Falls truly is a great place to work and live. The River Falls community has the advantage of maintaining a small town atmosphere while benefiting from all the resources of the Twin Cities just 35 minutes away. River Falls is home to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Whether it is taking advantage of the recreational opportunities of the Kinnickinnic River, a nationally recognized class one trout stream, River Falls invites you to Grow with the flow as a resident of our exceptional community. River Falls offers the perfect combination of small-town comfort, wide range of outdoor and cultural activities, diverse and active downtown, and convenient access to all that the nearby Twin Cities have to offer.

River Falls:

  • Located 35 miles East of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 14,343

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

62073BR
Radiology

Categories

Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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