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Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Medical imaging plays a pivotal role in the delivery of excellent patient care at Banner Health. From detection and diagnosis to the treatment of illnesses and abnormalities, Banner Health's varied medical imaging and radiology services help physicians establish and execute individualized treatment plans.

Come join our team as we take our place in our brand new tower of Banner Health in Tucson, Arizona! You will be a highly valued member as part of our academic, teaching hospital and have the amazing opportunity to learn from some of the best teachers in the field! Come work with some of the newest equipment available, a modern work environment all while enjoying this mid size college town with plenty to offer in the community.

We are searching for experienced Radiology Practitioner Assistants only. Fluoroscopic experience is a must have. We highly desire experience in:
Thorancentesis
Paracentesis
LP's - lumbar puncture

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

About Banner - University Medical Group
Join our nonprofit faculty practice plan associated with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson. Our 800-plus clinicians provide primary and specialty care to patients at highly ranked Banner - University Medical Centers and dozens of clinics while providing mentorship to more than 700 residents and fellows. Our practice values and encourages the three-part mission of academic medicine: research, teaching and excellent patient care.






About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position is an advanced-level radiologic technologist who enhances patient care by extending the capacity of the radiologist in the diagnostic imaging environment. The position performs patient assessment, patient management, fluoroscopy and a broad range of diagnostic and interventional services under the supervision of a Radiologist.


Essential Functions

  • Evaluates the daily schedule of procedures with the supervising physician and determines where skills set will be best utilized.

  • Completes procedures under the guidance, supervision and discretion of the supervising physician and displays competencies required by licensure, scope of practice, credentialing and organizational policy.

  • Evaluates medical images, reviews preliminary reports and images with supervising physician, and prepares technical reports for review and sign off by the supervising physician.

  • Assess and evaluate the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of each patient.

  • Participates in patient management, including prescribing additional imaging procedures, following review with the supervising physician.

  • Administers and/ or orders intravenous medications and contrast media under the supervision of a physician with co-signature prior to initiation of orders.

  • Collects, analyzes, evaluates pertinent information regarding equipment, procedures and the work environment for radiation safety, patient safety, risk management and quality management opportunities and implements corrective action when necessary.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    This position requires knowledge normally associated with completion of a Bachelors Degree and certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Requires graduation from a certified Radiology Practitioner Assistant program or Registered Radiologist Assistant program.

    Current certification by the Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants or certification as a Registered Radiologist Assistant by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is also required.

    Excellent clinical and communications skills are required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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