Radiographer in Savannah, Georgia, United States
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Memorial Health University Medical Center

Radiographer

Savannah, GA, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Imaging   Job ID: 162858
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Introduction

Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Radiographer you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Memorial Health University Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

Memorial Health University Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Radiographer where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Performs high quality radiographic procedures on patients of all ages and backgrounds according to departmental protocol. Practices radiation safety techniques at all times. Complies with the Memorial Health Compliance Program, related policies and procedures and the Code of Business Practices; reports instances of perceived and actual non-compliance to Team Leader or through other reporting mechanisms.

Introduction of patient to self, registered technologists and physician if appropriate. Prepares patient for examination by proper gowning and explanation of procedure to patient. Performs positive patient ID properly prior to performing x-ray studies. Acquires appropriate history from patient as relative to the exam. Completes radiographic examination per physician order and department protocol. Practices radiation safety techniques by utilizing the ALARA principal, shields all patients unless prohibited by exam type. Utilization of protective shielding when performing fluoroscopic procedures or restraining patients. Wears radiation exposure badge appropriately and changes monthly. Records exposure data for pregnant patients (confirmed or suspected) according to protocol. Practices proper collimation positioning and exposure factors. Accurately indicates affected side or appropriately designates “R” or “L” to indicate right or left side or other indicators as appropriate to exam. Administers contrast utilizing sterile techniques, practicing universal precautions at all times. Reviews order (written, if applicable) before proceeding with exam. Accepts responsibility for correction of orders. Ensures previous exams are available as appropriate, accepts responsibility for call report process. Operates digital and computed radiography producing quality images. Ensures procedures/patients are appropriately identified and merged/unmerged as PACS (Picture and Archiving Communications Systems) requires. Completes RIS procedures to include ‘end exam’ and appropriately enters other charges as required by procedure performed. Operates all radiographic equipment with high degree of proficiency selecting appropriate technical factors for procedure begin performed including but not limited to kVp, MA, focal spot selection, exposure time etc, Recognizes appropriate range of exposure for all procedures acquired on DR or CR. Critiques image quality and repeats as necessary. Supports the orientation of new team members, instructs new team members in operation of equipment, charging/ resulting procedures, etc. Provides guidance in protocols and polices. Teaches and trains students allowing them opportunities to meet their objectives for clinical rotations.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Registered Radiographer (ARRT)
  • Knowledge of operation of radiographic equipment

Memorial Health University Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services since 1955, giving patients access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 600+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities that serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. Located in Savannah, Georgia, we are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level I trauma center and children's hospital, as well as the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.

At Memorial Health, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Radiographer opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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Imaging
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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