VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking an experienced Radiologic Technologist to become a part of our ER Rad Tech team
The practice of radiography is performed by radiologic technologists responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation to humans of all ages (newborn to geriatric) for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes.
A radiographer performs radiographic procedures and related techniques, producing images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. Radiography integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information.
A radiographer recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of a procedure.
Radiographers must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. They must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of radiation protection and safety.
Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology
ARRT Registry required prior to first day of employment
Minimum work experience: new graduates welcome
Desired work experience: 2 years of hospital experience
Basic Life Support (BLS) required for ongoing employment.
Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program
One (1) year of previous diagnostic x-ray work experience
Previous work experience in an academic medical center environment
*Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate clinical ladder level for this position based on individual experience and qualifications*
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.