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12Jun

Radiology Technologist

Medical Associates, Dubuque, IA Dubuque, IA

Medical Associates Clinic is seeking a Radiology Technologist to join their team!

Schedule: ~63 hours in a 2-week period and qualifies for full benefits.  Position is scheduled in 9-hour shifts between 7:00am and 5:30pm Monday – Friday. This position also includes a minimal weekend and holiday rotation.

Location: Candidate must be flexible to work at both East Campus (1000 Langworthy Dr.) and West Campus (1500 Associates Dr)

Radiology Technologists at Medical Associates are educated, trained, and licensed to perform a wide array of imaging exams and procedures on patients of all age.

Medical Associates provides comprehensive radiology services in Dubuque and at its regional clinic locations throughout the Tri-State area. We offer the latest in imaging technology including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance-whole body and extremity (MRI), ultrasonography (US), bone densitometry (DEXA), digital mammography, including 3D mammography.

We utilize DR, (digital radiography) which means all images are digitally stored and accessed via an advanced technology called PACS (picture archiving communication system). This universal system allows for electronic transmission of images and reports, which enhances the timeliness, speed, accuracy, and confidentiality of patient results.

Our MRI and CT services are accredited by the American College of Radiology, and our mammography program is accredited by the State of Iowa and the Food & Drug Administration. (This role does not perform MRI or CT, but these services are offered and accreditied.)

Essential Duties:
Perform general and/or special diagnostic medical procedures, producing quality images for interpretation by physician.

Evaluate radiographic images for technical quality and prepare for Radiologist/Physician to read.

Explain procedure to patient and elicit patient histories, prepare patient and take radiographic images per established procedures.

Keep work area clean, organized, and stocked with pertinent supplies.

Maintain accurate charge tickets.

Practice sterile technique and prevent contamination.

Monitor patient's condition during procedure and initiate appropriate life support if necessary.

Maintain radiography imaging and digital processing equipment in good condition. Report equipment malfunctions to Manager Radiology.

Ability to utilize digital imaging systems to perform high quality imaging.

Complete all other assigned projects and duties.

Maintain proper information in the radiology information system, tracking images to other various locations.

Apply principles of radiation protection to both patient and staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience: One to three years of similar or related experience preferred but not required.  Mammography experience is preferred, but not required for this role.

Education: Equivalent to a two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study or certification. Board certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Iowa Permit to Practice Diagnostic Radiography.

Interpersonal Skills: Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization, generally regarding routine matters for purposes of giving or obtaining information which may require some discussion.

Other Skills: General radiographic imaging skills, PACS, Cerner, Hoyer lift operations, pigg-o-stat, gurney, wheelchair. Ability to work independently, multitask, complete quality exams in a fast paced environment. Good computer skills, as well as, strong written and verbal communication skills. 

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 708030
Location
Dubuque, IA
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Health Care
Shifts
First Shift
Second Shift
Rotating Shift
Flexible
Benefits
Health Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Associates

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