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Radiographer PRN

Company: VHC Health
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

INCREASED RATES! -Radiographer, PRN -VHC Health is a 453-bed not-for-profit nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award--- for the 10th year in a row and has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC Health, we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients. -Come join a hospital dedicated to you and your career! -The Diagnostic Imaging Department has been a tier 1 department in employee engagement for four years and they have an outstanding close-knit team driven by teamwork. Due to VHC Health's Level II Trauma Center designation, this department sees patients with varying conditions. If you like challenging work, you will fit right in! They have 4 major facets to their operation - outpatients, inpatients, ED patients and OR patients. You can expect to see procedures such as UGI's, Modified Barium swallows, VCUGs, cystograms, arthrograms, portable radiography, operating room radiography and routine radiography. As a teaching department, you will work alongside many students while they complete their college clinical requirements and many will be hired after graduation. With competitive regional pay and their caring team, the Diagnostic Imaging Department is a wonderful place to work!

  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) or AART eligible (to be obtained within 6 months of employment) -
  • Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology Required. -
  • American Heart Association BLS Certification required.
  • New Graduates are welcomed and encourged to apply! -
    • Knowledgeable of all Radiology equipment. Be assertive in determining correct use of any equipment through in-service or instruction from supervisor. Assists in troubleshooting all radiographic equipment. -
    • Review preparation activities with the Radiologist prior to performing an invasive, fluoro, or contrast procedure. -
    • Always explain procedure to the patient using terms they will understand, depending on the age and maturity level, when appropriate.
    • Use collimation and shielding on all patients. Provide lead aprons or other protection to persons near x-ray exposure.
    • Keep patients and designated family members informed at all times of the patient's conditions and/or delays in procedures. -

Keywords: VHC Health, Arlington , Radiographer PRN, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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