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Multimodality Tech - Per Diem - Gig Harbor

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/13/2017
Job Title: 
Multimodality Tech - Per Diem - Gig Harbor
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Gig Harbor
Job Description:   **Multimodality Tech - Per Diem - Gig Harbor** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Operates mammography radiographic equipment in performing diagnostic patient exams and procedures safely and accurately to capture specific images ordered by a physician to aid in patient diagnosis. Work includes 1) preparing and operating radiographic equipment, 2) positioning patients correctly and effectively, 3) recording the requested diagnostic images, and 4) sending results to physician for evaluation and diagnosis. Work is performed under the strict safety/regulatory/license departmental standards and protocols. Incumbents are also accountable for applying knowledge of aseptic technique; maintaining quality control for all imaging equipment; and maintaining knowledge of physics, anatomy, techniques and medical terminology through participating in continuing education, seminars, meetings and in-services. **Essential Duties:** + Prepares equipment for imaging tests, based on physicians’ orders and in adherence to department safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results. + Prepares patient and performs Mammography/Radiology procedures. + Assists a physician in performing stereotactic breast biopsies to develop additional information with respect to suspected abnormalities; uses a special automated biopsy needle placed by computer guidance using stereotactic mammogram images. + Maintains records and logs as required by department protocols and licensure requirements. + Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies. + Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Work Experience Requirements:** + Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology, and successful completion of accredited coursework for stereotactic breast biopsy, or willingness to be trained on-the-job to perform this procedure, that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is also required. + A minimum of fifteen continuing education credit hours in a 36-month period specific to mammography is required. **Licensure/Certification:** + American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (M) (R) + Current State of Washington licensure as a Radiology Technologist – Certified. + Washington Society of Radiological Technologist (WSRT) recommended. + Current healthcare provider BLS Certification. **Job** Radiology/Imaging **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-GIG HARBOR-ST. ANTHONY HOSPITAL **Daily Schedule** 2:30pm to 11:00pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0128055
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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