**Hours for this would be on-call on weekends (Saturday and Sunday 6am-midnight) and two holidays annually**
Opportunities available for dedicated, highly motivated and skilled professionals who can help Kindred Healthcare grow while providing excellence in patient care.
You will follow prescribed techniques to administer general and specific X-rays, adjust equipment, determine proper voltage, current and desired exposure time, arrange immobilization and support devices for patient, etc. Provide patient services using imaging modalities.
Prepare patient for X-ray: explain procedures to patient and/or family: prepare room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed
Prepare barium mixture and other chemicals for X-ray
Observe patient and machine during procedure; report unusual occurrences and record patient's condition
Determine technique for ionizing radiation during radiological exams
Develop X-ray film in accordance with photographic techniques; assist chief technician in maintaining radiographic technique charges
Clean and disinfect X-ray room and equipment; maintain stock supplies; inspect emergency trays; write weekly reports
Provide education for staff/peers based on identified needs
Requires current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification, current BCLS and State certification to practice/administer radiation, plus one year of experience under a Board Certified Radiologist.
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Job : Laboratory/Radiology Primary Location : MO-St. Louis-Kindred Hospital - St. Louis Organization : 4680 - Kindred Hospital - St. Louis