Radiographer/Contingent/Rotating/WestBloomfield Hospital and North Region Ambulatory Sites

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Clinical/Allied Health
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197762 Requisition #
GENERAL SUMMARY:
 Under the direction of a Radiologist, performs Radiologic procedures for the evaluation of pathological entities as ordered by a physician. Performs related functions according to department protocols. Utilizes independent judgment in determining appropriate radiographic techniques, positioning, and safety practices. 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 1. Explains examination procedure to patients and prepares patient for the examination. 
2. Reviews clinical data on requisition and performs appropriate examination. Obtains additional information about the patient medical history as necessary. 
3. Prepares procedure room and regularly replenishes stock such as linen and related supplies. 
4. Analyzes anatomical structure of patient, sets up equipment and performs the Radiologic procedure. Manually controls the equipment to obtain the proper diagnostic information from the area of the body being studied. Utilizes patient immobilization as needed. 
5. May select and administer intravenous contrast media. Monitors patient for possible reactions as appropriate to the study and provides immediate care to patient if a reaction should occur. 
6. Performs all imaging procedures by demonstrating the principles of radiation protection: may involve shielding of patients, selection of appropriate equipment settings to reduction dose, using other ALARA techniques, etc. 
7. May prepare and set up sterile equipment, monitors, and supplies required for the procedure to be performed. Follows department infection control practices and techniques. Ensures the adequate supplies are on hand and properly stored. 
8. Follows department standards for performing patient care functions as required for optimal patient safety, privacy, confidentiality, comfort and legal/ethical rights. 
9. Completes all necessary work sheets, logs, patient records and documentation. 
10.When needed, assumes the responsibility of teaching/educating new hires and students while maintaining one’s own responsibilities and duties. 
11.PACS: resolves any/all image exceptions and ensures high quality image delivery into PACS; including viewing of images into PACS, and confirming image/series counts. 
12.RIS: completes all study indexing; including study begin, study end, and the completion of the study in the Radiology Information System
13.Reviews and confirms as necessary with Radiologist clinical protocols before preforming study. 
14.Demonstrates on a consistent basis Team member standards of excellence including: AIDET, open communication, responding in a timely manner, displaying a positive attitude, fostering innovation, respecting diversity, etc. 15.Performs all documentation in the medical record as necessary, as well as within the radiology information system to support all clinical and billing functions. 

Available work locations in Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Commerce, Plymouth, Canton, Columbus, Farmington, Milford, and Waterford.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required. 
  • Must be registered in Radiography with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT). 
  • Must maintain the required hours of continued education.
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED: 
  • Healthcare Provider certification required (BCLS).
Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: 
  • Communication Ownership 
  • Understanding 
  • Motivation 
  • Sensitivity 
  • Excellence 
  • Teamwork 
  • Respect 
Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services. 
Must possess the following personal qualities: 
  • Be self-directed 
  • Be flexible and committed to the team concept 
  • Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn 
  • Be open to new learning experiences 
  • Accepts and respects diversity without judgment 
  • Demonstrates customer service values 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: 
  • Work in the hospital with a fixed unit and/or in the IPD/OR/ER, etc. with a mobile unit. 
  • May be potentially exposed to radiation if proper precautions are not utilized. 
  • May be exposed to high-voltage equipment. 
  • May be exposed to potentially contagious patients. 
  • Occasionally may lift and/or move equipment and/or patients that would be in excess of 10 lbs.

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

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