Introductory X-Ray Technologist
Nashville, TN X-Ray
Job Type
Part-time
Description

  

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is the largest orthopaedic surgery group in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. TOA concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system which allow our patients to live their best life. Ninety plus years later we are advancing the practice of orthopaedic surgery throughout the state.

TOA Has an immediate opening for an Introductory XRay Technologist. This is the perfect role for an emerging, and high-performing XRay Technologist who is awaiting state certification and licensure. This role includes all of the elements of an XRay Technologist:

  • Perform quality radiographic procedures as requested by physicians
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and produce quality radiographs
  • Must be able to lift patients, and transport patients via wheelchair and stretcher
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Ability to use analytical and problem-solving skills to produce quality radiographs with all conditions of patients
  • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanation of exams; answering patient questions
  • Demonstrates considerate and compassionate care to patients
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment that fosters kindness, respect, and cooperation
  • Prepares patient for radiographic procedure by proper patient dressing/ undressing, proper positioning, moving equipment into specified position, and adjusting controls to set exposure factors
  • Minimizes radiation to patients and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposures
Requirements
  • Must be enrolled and in good standing in an accredited Radiologic Technology program and set to graduate within 3 months of hire date
  • Must sit for ARRT boards within 4 weeks of graduation and obtain Certificate from ARRT in radiologic technology
  • Must apply for State of Tennessee Medical Board X-ray Operators License within 4 weeks of graduation date
  • High school diploma required
  • Must be supervised by a Licensed Radiologic Technologist until ARRT certification is received
  • Must have an exceptional patient-centric disposition
  • Flexibility to work at different locations when needed to assist radiology team and ensure seamless patient care
  • Demonstrated willingness and capacity to work collaboratively and in a team environment

TOA is an equal opportunity employer. TOA conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers