How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar,our mission is simple, yet powerful:to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what’s possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people’s lives.
Wellstar Paulding in Hiram, Georgia is seeking a PRN Radiology Technologist Intern .The Radiology Technologist Intern assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performingonly the exams they have been deemed competent to perform according to department procedures withthe knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. Responsible forperforming a limited variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgement, ingenuity andinitiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. Assist withPACs and EPIC documentation, help maintain exam room, and assists with the performance of contrastedexams.The Radiology Tech Intern reports directly to Chief Tech of Diagnostic Radiology and/or Site Manager. Key responsibilities of the role include: Performing diagnostic radiology procedures while always keepingradiation reduction techniques in mind. Ability to explain the exam to be performed and answer customer questions accurately. Operate and adjust exposure factors optimize image quality. Position patient properlyutilizing critical thinking skills when necessary. Follow procedures to keep radiation exposure to customerand self to prevent unnecessary exposure. Impact of this role in the organization will allow students to get additional hands on experience. Student Technologists also can anticipate the needs of a technologist, which leads to greater staff satisfaction orquicker customer throughput.
Required Minimum Education : Currently enrolled in an AMA approved School of Radiologic.
Required Minimum Experience : Successful completion of first quarter of clinical rotation.
Required Minimum Certification : Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.
Required Minimum Skills : Competency in limited aspects of Diagnostic Radiology, patient positioning, exposurefactors and radiation protection. (see list below) Must have an understanding of anatomy and pathology as to howthey affect the quality of a procedure. Computer/data entry experience. Ability to communicate with various members
of the healthcare team. Epic experience preferred.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Job ID 2021-70652
Position Type PRN
Facility WellStar Paulding Hospital
Category Allied Health