Multi Modality Technician PRN
Location:
Frankfort , Kentucky
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
00059-3922
Frankfort Regional Medical Center (FRMC) is a 103 bed acute care hospital. W e offer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With our team-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning and career growth, we know you'll find that Frankfort Regional offers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, nursing clinical ladder, referral bonuses, outstanding educational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-off plan.

FRMC is one of only four Level III Trauma Centers in Kentucky, and has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - setting the standard for excellence in emergency heart care. Frankfort Regional Medical Center attained Magnet® recognition again in May 2016. Receiving Magnet recognition for the second time is a great achievement for Frankfort Regional Medical Center, as it continues to proudly belong to the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 430 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and includes model elements for delivering superior patient care such as the quality of nursing leadership and coordination and collaboration across specialties, as well as processes for measuring and improving the quality and delivery of care. Magnet recognition provides specific benefits to health care organizations and their communities, such as:
  • Higher patient satisfaction with nurse communication, availability of help and receipt of discharge information.
  • Lower risk of 30-day mortality and lower failure to rescue rates.
  • Higher job satisfaction among nurses.
  • Lower nurse reports of intentions to leave their positions
Multi-Modality Technologist may perform procedures in multiple modalities (which may include): MRI, CT and Diagnostic X-ray *. It is expected that Multi-Modality staff work in the modality assigned as volume and patient load dictates to ensure quality and safe care of patients.

Must be ARRT Certified in advanced modalities CT and MRI, RT (CT) (MRI) ARRT. Certification in MRI/CT required at hire (preferred) or obtained within 6 months of employment date or end of cross training period

*Note - Since all technologist job descriptions are the same with the exception of the technical section - each are include below for the areas that are applicable.

MRI Technologists - The MRI technologist is responsible for performing a variety of complex specialized technical tasks utilizing magnetic waves to assist with the detection of anatomical abnormalities. Has working knowledge of the equipment used and operates equipment to produce quality MRI images in the most efficient and safe manner. Has knowledge of MRI Magnet Safety and applies safety concepts daily to ensure a safe environment

CT technologists- The CT technologist is responsible for performing a variety of complex specialized technical tasks utilizing radiation to assist with the detection of anatomical abnormalities. Has working knowledge of the equipment used and operates equipment to produce quality images in the most efficient and safe manner. Has knowledge of Radiation Safety principles and applies ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) concepts to every patient, every time

Diagnostic X-ray Technologists - Performs those duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology. Has working knowledge of the equipment used and operates equipment to produce quality images in the most efficient and safe manner. Has knowledge of Radiation Safety principles and applies ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) concepts to every patient, every time

Reports to the Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor.
Qualifications:
Education: Graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology
Graduate of an accredited advanced modality program (preferred)
Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology

Licensure/Certifications: Kentucky Radiation Operators Certificate American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT

Advanced Certification in (CT) or (MR) (preferred). Certification in MRI/CT required at hire (preferred) or obtained within 6 months of employment date or end of cross training period

Basic Life Support CPR

Experience: A minimum of one year of X-Ray and advanced modality experience (preferred)

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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