Radiographer

  • Fairfield Medical Center
  • Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Jul 23, 2021
Full Time

Job Description

The Radiographer performs diagnostic radiologic examinations; assists physicians with radiologic procedures; prepares examinations for interpretation; maintains radiation safety; and assists with maintaining supplies. Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance to the established FMC policies, procedures and guidelines. Job Qualifications Education:   Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology from an AMA approved school.  Licensure/Certification:  Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT).  Maintains licensure requirements with the state of Ohio.  Maintains annual CPR certification/When Seconds Count certification. Experience: Previous radiographer experience preferred. Job-related Skills:  Working knowledge of computer programs.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish working relationships with internal and external customers.  Strong organization skills.  Critical thinking skills and the ability to make independent decisions. Organizational Expectations and Responsibilities: Mission and Service Values Empathy – Demonstrates a willingness to understand others’ perspectives, without labeling or judging; treats others with compassion and is personally engaged in providing patient and family-centered care. Integrity—Takes responsibility for own words and actions; has passion and courage to do the right thing; delivers on promises and commitments; is honest and achieves excellence in all things through ethical and legal behavior. Stewardship—Uses FMC resources wisely; respects the time and resources of patients, family and peers; shows pride in FMC and gives back to the Center and community with time, talent and /or money. Agility—Demonstrates courage to take initiative to find creative solutions; anticipates concerns and responds promptly; minimizes bureaucracy and explores opportunity for growth. Teamwork—works collaboratively, not in silos; treats others with courtesy and respect; assumes good intent and welcomes differing viewpoints; creates a spirit of belonging and fellowship within FMC; embraces the FMC culture. Commitment and Engagement Quality—Demonstrates commitment to improve individual performance and contributes to team accomplishments and quality improvement initiatives. Safety—Creates and maintains a safe and clean work environment and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate individuals. Service—Recognizes and anticipates the needs of customers and strives to surpass customer expectations; utilizes AIDET, TeamSTEPPS and other tools to avoid and/or resolve concerns with the best possible outcome. Sustainability—Demonstrates timely, accurate and cost-conscious use of resources in the daily work. Personal Engagement Organization Commitment—Complies with FMC policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines; reports compliance or ethical concerns to appropriate personnel; does not gossip but works to create a positive work experience with others. Personal Commitment—Demonstrates ownership of the job; willing to step up and help others; works across departmental lines; is fully present at work—physically and emotionally; maximizes own talents and that of others. Personal Growth—Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning; completes all mandatory education and participates in learning events/opportunities/experiences to enhance on-the-job performance. Essential Job Functions Performs and documents diagnostic radiographic examinations upon the order of an approved healthcare provider. Performs appropriate handoff and continuity of care communication to the next caregiver. Analyzes radiographic examinations for quality control purposes. Prepares completed examinations for interpretation by the radiologist. Operates all radiographic equipment. Operates all facility-based computer systems. Administers oral and intravenous contrast media under the direction of physician/per protocol. Transports, moves and positions patients in a safe and appropriate fashion. Assists physicians with special procedures involving the use of radiography. Participates in quality assurance activities as related to radiographic care within the Imaging Department.  Physical Capacity Demand Sedentary Work:  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.  Job Considerations Psychological/Mental – analytical abilities, memory, problem-solving and creativity             Physiological- Potential Exposures:  Electrical equipment Cognitive-Communication and collaboration with other co-workers,  physicians, other employees, and patients and families;  prioritizing and time management;  persuasiveness and judgment             Environmental-no special considerations               Protective Equipment- no special considerations

Employment Type

Full Time