Children's Hospital Colorado Rad Technologist II - 61291 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Uptown RadiologyHours per week: 20, eligible for benefitsShift: Variable part-time evening hours: Sun, Wed, Thu, & Fri.Rotation through holidays and possible call.Job OverviewPerforms high quality pediatric diagnostic radiographic procedures. They willprovide conscientious patient care while adhering to all quality and safetystandards as defined by the organization. Must be able to communicateeffectively with patients, families, and all hospital and communitycaregivers.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate-Infancy- > 30 days to 1 yrToddlers- > 1 yr to 3 yrsPre-schoolers- > 3 yrs to 5 yrsSchool age-> 5yrs to 13 yrsAdolescent- >13 yrs to 18 yrsAdult- >18 yrs to 65 yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSIndependently performs high quality radiographic images while accuratelydemonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning.Provides age appropriate care and appropriately prepares patients forprocedures.Provides clear and detailed information regarding the procedure and care topatients, families, coworkers and others.Demonstrates and utilizes principles of ALARA in radiation safety managementDemonstrates competency in all aspects of RIS and PACs as it pertains tomodality specific functions and use.Manages patient priority and act as first responder when neededFollows department policies, procedures and protocol.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelinesare generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to thework assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by generaloral or written instructions.Complexity: Falls between the entry and full performance/senior level.Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope but may be ofsubstantial intricacy. Employee primarily applies standardized practices.Decision Making: Falls between the entry and full performance/seniorlevel. Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope butmay be of substantial intricacy. Employee primarily applies standardizedpractices.Communications: Contacts with team members, clients or the public whereexplanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, orpresented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within theparameters of the job function.Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized worksituation, the employee performs duties common to the line of work withoutclose supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject tocontinual review.QualificationsEDUCATION - Graduate from an accredited radiography programEXPERIENCE - One year of diagnostic radiographic experience.CERTIFICATION(S) - BLS and ARTTPhysical RequirementsAudio Visual: Color discrimination: goodAudio Visual: Far Vision : goodAudio Visual : Near Vision : goodAudio Visual : Hearing: goodGeneral Activity: Sit : 1-2 hours per dayGeneral Activity: Stand/Wall; 6-8 hours per dayMotion: Bend: 1/3 or more of timeMotion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of timeMotion: Lift: U