VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking an experienced Diagnostic OR Rad Tech to become a part of our DX OR 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*
At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 13,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.
If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.