Job Summary: Under the direction of a radiologist, performs general radiographic/fluoroscopic examinations at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Performs a variety of technical imaging procedures that entail application of ionizing radiation; therefore, prudent judgment, strong technical skills, and commitment to patient safety are considered requisite professional characteristics for individuals assuming the position as a general radiologic technologist.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Demonstrated knowledge in how to operate general radiographic equipment and related technology. 2. Demonstrated competency in the performance of general radiographic imaging studies. 3. Knowledge of how to address age-specific care needs of patients and effective interpersonal skill sets that lead to productive communications and collaborations. 4. Competency in interpreting physician order requests for general radiographic imaging studies. 5. Ability to exercise prudent judgment in selecting and configuring equipment settings to compensate for patient physiologic variances. 6. Ability to consistently produce quality images of various anatomical structures. 7. Ability to handle patient specimens and laboratory equipment. 8. Ability to maintain the expected level of competency. 9. Knowledge of safety and infection control practices to ensure a safe environment of care.
Computers and Technology: 1. Microsoft Office Suite experience required. 2. Electronic Health Management experience preferred.
Education: 1. Completion of a 2 year radiologic technology program approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. 2. BA/BS degree preferred.
Experience: One year of professional work experience in performing general radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration: 1. Active American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration required. 2. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider/CPR required.
Location: Main Campus - Pavilion A
Shift: Varies; Intermittent
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 3534
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.