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Radiographer 5

Date Posted:  Nov 23, 2022
Requisition ID:  415819
Location: 

Logansport, IN, US, 46947

 

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Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

Agency Info:

 

About Logansport State Hospital:
Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness.  Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community.

 

Salary Info:


Salary: This position traditionally starts at an hourly rate of  $17.80. Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

 

This is a part-time position.

About the Job:

As the Radiographer, you will be responsible for taking and evaluating x-rays and electrocardiograms (EKG) of patients at a State hospital, to help assess and diagnose illnesses and conditions. In this position, you will ensure the safety of the patient and ensure all equipment is working properly.  

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Review and evaluate developed x-rays, video tape, or computer-generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes. 
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG) tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments. 
  • Operate or oversee operation of radiologic or magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. 
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff. 
  • Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination. 
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan. 
  • Order and maintain all supplies and equipment for x-ray and EKG areas.  
  • Perform maintenance and repair to x-ray equipment as necessary or contacts vendor for repairs. 

 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.  

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Must have a current Radiography licenses from Indiana Department of Health. 
  • Knowledgeable of and the ability to select suitable techniques and equipment to provide quality x-ray and EKGs examinations with maximum safety to patients and staff. 
  • Practical knowledge of facility, state and federal rules governing radiation control and use of equipment to ensure safety of patients and staff. 
  • Working knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. 
  • Practical knowledge of quality of x-ray films and processing procedures. 
  • General knowledge of fluoroscopic techniques. 
  • Ability to operate, understand, and repair x-ray, EKG, and processing equipment. 
  • Ability to prepare a variety of inventory and activity reports and to maintain files and records. 
  • Ability to work with mentally ill and/or non-ambulatory patients requiring this role to deal with uncooperative or combative patients or patients with communications or motor disabilities. 
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and communicate effectively. 
     

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for part-time employees which includes: 

  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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