2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality
care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI
Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new
health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason
Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and
expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals
and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are
empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and
well-being of our communities.
Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of
patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a
seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home.
From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized
care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with
convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a per diem
Multidisciplinary Technologist for the Franciscan Urgent Care
Clinic in Puyallup. We are seeking an energetic, compassionate and
detail-oriented individual to work in a fast-paced environment to
be part of our Urgent Care Team. Urgent Care is open 7 days a per
week. This position will float between University Place Urgent
Care, Canyon Road Prompt Care and Puyallup Urgent
job is responsible for preparing and operating radiographic imaging
equipment to perform patient exams and related procedures that
safely capture specific, clear and undistorted images to aid in
patient diagnosis. Work is performed in accordance with
physician orders and under strict safety/regulatory/license
departmental standards and protocols. An incumbent also
performs basic patient care/support functions under the direction
of a provider and within scope of licensure, including
obtaining/recording vital signs/patient information and performing
point-of-care testing procedures.
further includes: 1) explaining procedures and preparing patients
for exam; 2) positioning patients correctly and effectively, 3)
recording the requested diagnostic images; 4) sending results to
physician for evaluation and diagnosis; 5) maintaining safe
radiation levels at all times to minimize exposure to patient, self
and others; and 6) assuring radiographic equipment in in good
working order and reporting malfunctions per established
requires knowledge of standards, procedures and protocols relating
to radiographic examination and radiation safety/protection as well
as aseptic technique and physics, anatomy and related medical
terminology. Current knowledge of the
application/operation/quality control/maintenance of imaging
equipment and related devices is also required.
equipment for imaging tests, based on physicians’ orders and in
accordance with department safeguards and protocols to ensure high
proper operation of equipment prior to use; sets imaging parameters
for procedure; performs computer processing and displays images in
accordance with internal protocols.
equipment/accessories and employs techniques/procedures to ensure
that results are consistent.
appropriate protocols to tailor scans of each patient while
producing superior image quality.
that sufficient supplies are on hand to perform procedures;
prepares for and cleans up after examinations.
patient and performs Radiology procedures per established
receives and identifies patient; records vital signs, including
height, weight, allergies, current medications and presenting
preparation procedures are proper and in order; explains procedures
to patients and responds to questions; comforts and protects the
patient, self and others from unnecessary radiation by following
established policy, procedures and prescribed safety standards;
documents methods per department requirements.
performs basic nursing functions in regard to patient care;
responds to emergency situations consistent with scope of
patient during procedures and reports any unusual occurrences or
changes in patient’s condition per established
patient mobility assistance as needed; assists with patient
transport and transfer.
basic patient care/support functions under the provider direction
and within scope of licensure; demonstrates competency in the
delivery of care and clinical techniques in accordance with
basic patient care activities, including:
CPR, visual acuity,
care, including suture set-up
of Care testing
with eye and ear irrigation
glucose checks and throat swab specimen collection
patients of lab results, and mails reports to patients, under the
supervision of provider.
appropriately to emergency situations.
records, documentation and logs as required by department protocols
and licensure requirements.
in the electronic medical record, medical visits/procedures
performed by healthcare providers in accordance with established
procedures; maintains daily records of exams.
in making observations, gathering data and identifying patient care
cases for immediate interpretation; assembles patient's records;
prepares previous cases for physician review.
hard copies from multi-format laser images; transfers images to
magnetic tape for archival and storage.
incidental general office duties to include; answering phone;
scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering
in the ordering and inventorying of equipment and
with patient flow needs.
Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates
knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s
defined specific populations served.
related duties as required.
from an accredited school of Radiological Technology, which
demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge
Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (R)
- Current State
of Washington licensure as a Radiology Technologist –
Washington state licensure as Medical Assistant-Registered (MA-R)
within 90 days of hire.
Society of Radiological Technologist (WSRT)
healthcare provider BLS Certification