Yellowstone Surgery Center

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Radiology Technologist

40 Hours Per Week (4x 10 hour shifts). Full Benefits Package Included

  Full-time      Posted: 12/16/2020      Expires: 01/31/2021      Positions: 1

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Supervisor: OR Manager
Supervises: None

Mission and Values

In the performance of one's job, the employee reflects the Mission by participating in the provision of convenient, costeffective, quality surgical care. Values: Confidentiality, Quality, Teamwork, Trust, Respect

Job Summary

The Radiology Technologist (R.T.), under minimum supervision, performs a variety of duties in the department as a member of the surgical team. The R.T. performs x-ray and fluoroscopy procedures in the operating and special procedure rooms. The R.T. is responsible for the processing of any films and for maintaining and documenting equipment in proper calibration. May assist in the opening of the supplies/equipment for surgical and special procedure cases. May assists in the preparation of cases by "picking cases". May also participate in instrument processing as needed.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Areas of Responsibility

The Radiology Technologist contributes to organizational effectiveness by reporting for duty on time, adhering to Center policies/standards and completing related duties in an effective efficient manner. These duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to perform all radiology functions according to Center policies and procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate sterile and aseptic technique.
  • Ability to manage radiology equipment in the operating rooms during a surgical procedure in a manner that assures maintenance of the sterile field.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to, disinfect and clean all radiology equipment.
  • Ability to operate all radiology equipment used in the Center.
  • Ability to prioritize and have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful situations.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work with others within a team environment.
  • Loading and operation of washer-sterilizers, dryers, ultrasonic cleaners and sterilizers.
  • Adherence to standards of practice/infection control for department and operating room.
  • Works in a spirit of teamwork and trust; conducts self in professional manner and maintains professional boundaries in working with others.
  • Acts in a way that is respectful to patients, families, and co-workers at all times.
  • Accepts responsibility for own behavior.

Education, Experience, Licensure/Certification Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited training program. A.A.R.T. Certification required.
  • Minimum two years radiology technologist experience required. Experience with special procedures preferred.
  • Successful completion of BCLS.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization. Demonstrates good interpersonal communications skills. Must be able to speak and understand English as well as written communication.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, service oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills in order to facilitate effective interaction with a variety of health care professionals, personnel, and patients.
  • Requires prolonged periods of standing in place and walking.
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and to organize work in order of importance.
  • Ability to flex work hours as needed and/or requested by management

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations
  • Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Technical Skills - Assessing own strengths and weaknesses; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Clinical Competencies - Tests and exercises to be completed prior to each evaluation.

Job Relationship

Reports to Pain Management RN daily or Director of Nursing.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Fosters a positive and professional environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all Center and patient information as required by Center policy.
  • Displays a caring and responsive attitude and conducts all activities respecting patient, family and employee rights and expectations.
  • Attends and participates in all applicable training and development workshops scheduled by the Center.
  • Maintains and displays appropriate knowledge of professional development through printed material or other sources.
  • Attends professional training seminars, when appropriate for job development, and shares information with other staff members.
  • Assists in the orientation of new personnel as requested.
  • Acts as a resource person to other members of the staff.
  • Participates in Center Marketing as requested.
  • Participates in the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Program activities including identification of opportunities for cost reductions and efficiencies.
  • Works to achieve and maintain regulatory certification and accreditation of the Center.
  • Maintains dress and appearance according to the Center dress code.
  • Diffuses/resolves conflict by appropriately communicating with those involved.
  • Accepts constructive criticism and gives suggestions in a professional manner.
  • Maintains all required certifications.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • Normal hospital environment with exposure to chemical odors, cleaning solvents, and other hazardous materials.
  • Exposure to possible injury when working with electrical equipment and lasers which requires care and following proper safety procedures.
  • Medium Lifting 50 lbs maximum with frequent lifting/carrying up to 20 lbs

Bloodborne Pathogens

Based on the OSHA guidelines for protection against occupational exposure to Hepatitis and HIV, this position is described as Category I. This means that this position has exposure to blood and body fluids. Policies are in place for Universal Precautions identifying exposure risks and appropriate barrier protection. The above is intended to describe the general content and requirements for the performance for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

How to Apply

Please print and complete the following employment application. Send the completed application along with your resume to:

Yellowstone Surgery Center
Attn: Shannon Young
1144 N 28th
Billings, MT 59101

Phone: (406) 237-5980
Fax: (406) 237-5910

Email: employment@yscmt.com

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  Visitor Restrictions

18 years and older
Due to COVID-19, Yellowstone Surgery Center is currently allowing only one visitor per patient to stay in the building.

Younger than 18
A parent or legal guardian must stay in the building at all times. Yellowstone Surgery Center prefers one, however, we will allow for two.

Masks
If you have a mask, please wear it during your time at Yellowstone Surgery Center. If you do not have a mask, Yellowstone Surgery Center will provide one.

Testing
A COVID-19 test will be required prior to elective surgery and pain procedures. This will be arranged through your Surgeons office.