Covenant Health

Job Title
Imaging Tech Student
ID
4008619
Facility
LeConte Medical Center
Department Name
RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC

Overview

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Imaging Tech Student, Diagnostic Radiology

PRN/OCC, Varied Shifts and Hours

 

LeConte Medical Center Overview:

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.

As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:

  • unmatched medical insurance,
  • tuition reimbursement;
  • student loan repayment assistance,
  • certification bonuses;
  • leadership and professional development programs;
  • an employer-matched 401(k); and
  • a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program.

Position Summary:

Performs basic tasks associated with the operation of radiographic equipment to produce high quality X-ray images under direct supervision of an ARRT(R) registered technologist.   The Imaging Tech Student is responsible for producing routine imaging procedures and support activities while maintaining safe radiation practices.  Assists in other areas of Imaging Services.

 

Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || ssimmon6@covhlth.com || 865-374-5368

Responsibilities

  • Applies ALARA principles to maintain established radiation safety standards that involve practicing techniques that will minimize radiation exposure to patient, health care personnel, self and general public, through consistently using protective devices, shields, dose reduction, and monitors; determines appropriate exposure factors.
  • Collaborates patient’s clinical history with procedure, ensuring that information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines for patient confidentiality.
  • Performs routine diagnostic imaging procedures through technical expertise of equipment and procedure protocols as ordered by a licensed independent practitioner. May transport patients.
  • Assists in other areas of imaging as needed.
  • Practices aseptic technique and applies universal precautions at all times. Applies appropriate infection prevention techniques and processes.
  • Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures; proactively assists patients, families, licensed independent practitioners and visitors as needed.
  • Applies the principle of patient safety during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including double IDs, falls, transports, and hand washing.
  • Proficient with all clerical duties, radiology information systems, and PACS.
  • Assists in the care of equipment. Maintains supply levels. Cleans area.
  • Stays current in Basic Life Support (BLS) and performs BLS as needed.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, within their position scope.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

Must be concurrently enrolled in a JCERT accredited radiography program.

 

Minimum Experience:

None

 

Licensure Requirement:

None

 

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