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Radiologic Technologist - PTB

2023-08-25
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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Radiologic Technologist - Imaging Services - 0.5 PTB Days/weekends 

Wilkes-Barre is nestled in the heart of Northeast Pennsylvania.  After coal reserves were discovered nearby in the 19th century, Wilkes-Barre inherited the nickname of “The Diamond City.”  Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast!  No matter the season, Wilkes-Barre has something for you! 

Founded in 1872, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital was the first hospital in the Wyoming Valley. Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s largest community hospital with 412 beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 60 medical and surgical specialties. Wilkes-Barre General Hospital has long been recognized for excellence in heart and vascular care, and offers advanced treatment for wide-ranging specialties, including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedures.

In order to give the best patient care, we must be at our best. That’s why we’re committed to providing a range of competitive benefits for your health, family, and future:

  • Competitive compensation and sign-on bonus of up to $7,500
  • Affordable, comprehensive medical plans with two tiers of services
  • Health insurance eligibility begins the 1st of the month following your start date
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • A new Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid vacation and personal time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401K plan with Employer match

Job Summary:

  • Obtain Radiographic Images of diagnostic quality, while adhering to departmental standards and protocols
  • Maintains a high quality standard of Imaging excellence in all areas of the radiology department
  • Collaborates with other professionals in and out of the Hospital to ensure effective, efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired outcomes
  • Prepares examination room, equipment, and instruments per patient needs
  • Operates x-ray machine according to established procedures to ensure patient safety and comfort
  • Follows relevant safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Documents patient care records in accordance with outlined policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates technical expertise, knowledge of anatomy, safety consciousness, manual dexterity, clerical accuracy, and verbal ability.
  • May be required to cover inpatient or outpatient areas to include off-site diagnostic locations.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited radiation sciences or radiology technology program (required)
  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) Certification (required)
  • Previous experience working as a radiology technologist (preferred). We will accept newly registered graduates.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification (required). Must be completed prior to the end of the orientation period.
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