Radiological Tech II, FT Weekends - %2410k Signing Bonus
Company: Vanderbilt Health Location: Nashville, TN Employment Type: Full Time Date Posted: 08/04/2022 Expire Date: 09/03/2022 Job Categories:
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Radiological Tech II, FT Weekends - %2410k Signing Bonus
Radiological Tech, Full-Time Weekends
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital
$10,000 Signing Bonus
Performs a variety of technical procedures while utilizing good independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Correctly and safely applies prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis. Assumes responsibility for designated areas, personnel and procedures, as required. Reports directly to the LEAD X-Ray Technologist. Is accountable for the delivery of efficient, high quality services to the patient, physician and all customers while providing high quality exams utilizing the protocols and guidelines set by the Department of Imaging Services. Rad. Tech II shall be responsible for maintaining and stocking of supplies, rooms and equipment or other assigned duties. He/She has the responsibility of protection and safety for themselves, the patients and co-workers. He/She is expected to maintain high standards of technical competence and participate in any unit specific training that may be needed. The Rad. Tech II participates in on-call coverage for the modality as part of the essentials of the job requirement.
Responsible for taking X-rays of areas being examined
Correctly provides the images to doctors and other medical personnel
Communicates effectively with the rest of the care team, as needed
Ensures that patients are comfortable and safe
Multi-modality certifications highly desirable (e.g. registered in CT, MR, Mammography, Bone Densitometry, etc.)
Associate may work in more than one modality, as needed
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital currently offers the following imaging services: Mammography, Bone Density Imaging, Diagnostic Imaging/X-ray, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, CT, and Interventional Radiology services. We are proud to say that both our Ultrasound and Mammography services are ACR accredited. Associates have both inpatient and outpatient opportunities.
Full-time Weekends; 7a -11p Saturday and Sunday
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital:
For more than 40 years, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare – Lebanon) has been a place of healing and connection for patients and families in Wilson County and the surrounding area. The two-campus facility is the sole provider of inpatient and outpatient medical services in Wilson County.Known for comprehensive services, recognized care, and a commitment to the community, VWCH became a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center family (VUMC) in August of 2019.
Recognition Awards for Quality
Joint Commission certified in total Hip and Knee Replacement
The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center
American College of Radiology Accreditations – Mammography and Ultrasound
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare’s Most Wired: Among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker’s Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Rad Tech Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements:
The sign on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past 12 months.
Qualifications & Requirements
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program
1-3 years of clinical experience highly desirable
ARRT registry required: 2nd year student may be hired; however, he/she must receive ARRT (R) certification within the first 90-days after successful graduation from a qualified program
Additional Qualification Information:
If a recent graduate, new hire must obtain Radiologic credentialing within one year of being hired2 years of experience preferred
Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.
Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
Frequent: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.
Frequent: Radiation: May be exposed to occupational radiation, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Radiation Safety Program which includes training, use of personal protective equipment with lead shielding, and personal dose monitoring.