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Radiology Technologist - $24-32 per hour

Company: Detroit Medical Center
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Detroit Medical Center is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a job in Detroit, Michigan.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: StaffRadiologic Technologist Days FTJob Details**Up to $15,000 Sign on Bonus, based on amount of relevant experience**DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Michigan's first Level I Trauma Center, helped pioneer the evolution of emergency medicine and currently has one of the busiest and most well-equipped emergency departments anywhere. The first and largest verified burn center in the state is at Receiving, and it is one of only 43 in the nation. Receiving also offers the state's leading 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen program, Metro Detroit's first certified primary stroke center, and the nationally recognized and accredited DMC Rosa Parks Geriatric Center of Excellence.Summary DescriptionUnder general supervision and following established policies and procedures, performs diagnostic radiological exams utilizing appropriate imaging equipment.--- Verifies patient identity and reviews patient's medical record for appropriateness of exam or procedure. Interviews patient to obtain, verify or update medical history and assesses risk factors such as medications, pregnancy and/or psychological indicators.--- Explains procedure to patient, including side effects of pharmaceuticals administered, risks, benefits, alternatives and follow-up. --- Sets up equipment and acquires appropriate images as per script. --- Reviews images, makes initial observations, documents exceptions from established protocols and communicates data to radiologist. --- Recognizes and responds to medical emergencies as appropriate. --- Provides physician-prescribed post care instructions to patients. --- Participates in process improvement activities within radiology practice including but not limited to quality of care, patient flow, reject-repeat analysis and patient satisfaction. --- Provides imaging education to residents, student technologists and new employees. --- Able to take call/standby as required by the department.Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications1. Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Radiography (R).2. Required to have or successfully complete American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BLS) training by end of orientation period.Skills Required1. Analytical and clinical skills necessary to determine the most age appropriate method of providing requested radiographs specific to patient's physical ability and/or limitations.2. Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to deal effectively with and instruct patients who may be under physical/emotional stress; ability to comprehend and follow physicians verbal and written request and prescriptions; ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse atmosphere with a variety of hospital personnel and/or patients.3. Technical knowledge necessary to operate equipment including but not limited to all specialized equipment and computers.4. Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities.5. Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients. Physical ability to stand, bend, push, pull, reach and lift in order to provide patient care.6. Manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate and utilize all types of x-ray equipment and supplies in order to produce radiographs of acceptable diagnostic quality.JOB:RAD TECHPRIMARY LOCATION:Detroit, MichiganFACILITY:DMC Receiving HospitalJOB TYPE:Full-TimeSHIFT TYPE:DaysSHIFT BEGIN:3:00 PMSHIFT END:11:30 PMDetroit Medical Center Job ID #2105046924.About Detroit Medical Center
    The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the leading academically-integrated hospital system in Metro Detroit, and one of the largest health care providers in Southeast -Michigan. -During our 150+ years of caring for the community, we have been recognized nationally with top awards in many aspects of hospital operations and patient care. -The DMC is able to achieve these awards because of our exceptional employees.The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, for more than 100 years. We train more physicians than any other hospital in Detroit.Our evidence-based approach inspires confidence and spurs innovation. It ensures that we are making treatment decisions based on our experience, on the best available research and our understanding of each patient as an individual.
    Our commitment to our patientsOur commitment to patient care and improving patient outcomes is part of everything we do. It's our mission. It's our promise to every patient and every family who entrusts their care to us.To meet the needs of our community, we operate 8 hospitals and more than 140 clinics and outpatient facilities across southeast Michigan, including a nationally recognized dedicated pediatric hospital (Children's Hospital of Michigan) as well as a nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital (Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan). We offer an inclusive, diverse and supportive environment. -Knowing that we are better together, our teams are highly collaborative and integrated to deliver the high quality and compassionate care our patients expect and deserve. -Staff members have a voice in forming our culture; one that is often referred to as "my forever family" and "colleagues who have my back". -The DMC has a proud legacy of caring for the people and the families that call Metro Detroit home; they're our neighbors, our friends, and our community. That's why the DMC serves everyone in the community who needs us; no one gets turned away who comes to us for care. From local food drives to our long-standing commitment to educate and empower our community towards better health, you can count on the DMC. There's a spirit of caring and togetherness that you will experience when you join the DMC family. We are a community build on care.At the DMC, we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.
    Employee BenefitsAt the DMC, health and well-being are important to us, so we provide a range of benefits and options to help meet the needs of all eligible employees. In addition to a range of healthcare plans, including higher and lower deductible options, we offer dental, vision and an employee assistance plan. Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance are provided for free to eligible plan members. -Employees can also choose to participate in one of several supplemental life insurance and/or disability plans, a legal services plan and an identity protection plan. -For those employees who are looking for support to care for family members, we also offer child and elder care programs.To help employees prepare for retirement, we offer a 401K savings plan, and an employee discount plan that includes discounts for a wide variety of products, including auto and home insurance and mobile plans.Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Detroit Medical Center, Livonia , Radiology Technologist - $24-32 per hour, Healthcare , Detroit, Michigan

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