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Estimated Pay $32 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Martinsville, Virginia

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Martinsville, VA.

Sign on Bonus: $15,000

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

                             

Where We Are:      

In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!

                 

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

· And much more…

Position Summary:

Sovah Martinsville is seeking full-time Lead Radiology Tech to assume the responsibility for the activities in the Radiology Department in the absence of the supervisor, coordinates and participates in a variety of advanced and complex technical tasks associated with the operation of x-ray machines and related equipment.  Assist with work assignments.  Assists supervisors with hiring recommendations, merit recommendations, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers, vacation schedules and dismissals.  Provides age specific directed care for the neonatal, adolescent, adult and geriatric individuals, i.e., those tasks necessary for physical care and comfort, supportive tasks and teaching according to standards of care and cultural diversity. Participate in Quality Assurance and practice Infection Control according to hospital policy. Ensure ordering and maintenance of supplies and assist with coordination of patient activities. Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.
  • Obtains images with the portable units as deemed necessary on the floors and operating room as well as within the radiology department.
  • Observes Radiology Safety Guidelines.

Minimum Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited educational program in Radiologic Technology.
Required Skills:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Proficient in diagnostic exams, fluoroscopy, and invasive procedures/exams.
  •  Knowledge of all diagnostic radiological equipment.
  • Computer skills desired.
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing work demands and priorities.
Required Certifications/Licenses:
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
  • Licenses: Registered by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Minimum Work Experience:
  • Previous clinical experience in Diagnostic Radiology desired.

                 

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran