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Radiographer II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27263

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Radiology Manager and Diagnostic Team Leader, performs a variety of diagnostic Procedures with technical expertise and competency. Understand the daily operations of all radiographic equipment and departmental flow in order to obtain optimal imaging and patient care for diagnosis and measure of disease.

Job Responsibilities

1. Performs and assists in various general diagnostic procedures that produce optimal imaging with diagnostic quality according to the department’s policy and procedures on a daily basis.

  • Follows standards for routine diagnostic exams, positioning, patient care and documentation as prescribed in the procedure manual set forth by the imaging department.
  • Provide optimal diagnostic imaging and radiation safety for the purpose of diagnostic interpretation
  • Selects the appropriate technical factors, safety devices, and operates all imaging equipment as directed
  • Orient and train all Radiology students, new employees,
  • Maintains constant attention to patient assigned to the technologist

 

2. Identifies Processes Transfers and Archives all patient exams.  Maintains all records in accordance with Hospital and Regulatory policy.

  • Responsible for proper identification on all exam records and images including patient demographics
  • Maintains all HIPAA regulations and policies regarding patient info
  • Maintains appropriate records of patient examinations
  • Maintains the integrity and security of the Radiology Information System and all other hospital computer systems

 

3. Adheres to federal and state radiation safety guidelines and regulations regarding patient and operator protection, collimation, and shielding.

  • Ensures dosimeter badge is worn while he/she is working in the imaging department.
  • Document and record the (DAP) Dose Area Product
  • Provide radiation protection in accordance with all safety standards and the principle of ALARA to ensure the well being of patients, hospital personnel, and the general public and while performing any duties

 

4. Conducts self in a professional manner.

  • Refers to the Diagnostic Team Leader for any unresolved problems relating to staffing, morale, work methods, discipline and other activities
  • Promotes professionalism, continuing education and staff development
  • Participates in the formal in-service program governed by the Radiology Department
  • Subject to covering call for holidays.

 

5. Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position

  • Complete all hospital and Radiology Department mandatory education are required annually.
  • Obtains 12 CE credits/year for ARRT Compliance, and 6 CE Credits of which are offered through CHOP Radiology Initiatives.
  • Completes training and in-services presentations required for the Diagnostic Department
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
ARRT - Am Regit-Radiologic Technology
Required Education and Experience
  • Completion of an Accredited Radiology School, pediatric experience desirable.
  • A minimum of three years experience in the field of diagnostic radiology preferred. Pediatric experience preferred and CV certified preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Additional Technical Requirements
  • Knowledge of all forms of diagnostic imaging
  • Knowledge of specific/cross trained area
  • Knowledge of Radiology Information System
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good phone etiquette and communication skills
  • Promotes Family Centered Care Philosophy
  • Age Specific Considerations

 

Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position

  • Complete all hospital and Radiology Department mandatory education are required annually.
  • Obtains 12 CE credits/year for ARRT Compliance, and 6 CE Credits of which are offered through CHOP Radiology Initiatives.
  • Completes training and in-services presentations required for the Radiology Department.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 

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