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Imaging Intern

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Ascension

16d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Austin

AI generated summary

  • You need BLS certification within 30 days of hire and a high school diploma or enrollment in a related program to become an Imaging Intern at Ascension.
  • You'll assist in providing imaging services to patients, preparing them for procedures, implementing safety standards, administering contrast media, and maintaining a clean department.

Requirements

  • Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
  • Education:
  • High school diploma equivalency OR Enrolled in accredited program specific to discipline required.

Responsibilities

  • Provide services to patients within accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal
  • regulations, under the direct supervision of a registered tech.
  • Prepare and position patients and selects exposure factors accurately.
  • Implement radiation protection and safety standards within accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Prepare for and assists the supervising technologists and physicians in a variety of imaging
  • procedures.
  • Prepare and administers contrast media and medications.
  • Position patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly department including procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area in the department.

FAQs

What are the responsibilities of an Imaging Intern?

The responsibilities of an Imaging Intern include providing services to patients under the direct supervision of a registered tech, preparing and positioning patients accurately, implementing radiation protection and safety standards, preparing for and assisting in imaging procedures, administering contrast media and medications, and maintaining a clean and safe department.

What certifications are required for this position?

A BLS Provider certification obtained within 1 month of hire date or job transfer date is required. An American Heart Association or American Red Cross certification is accepted.

What educational background is required for an Imaging Intern?

An Imaging Intern must have a high school diploma equivalency or be enrolled in an accredited program specific to the discipline.

A faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.

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10,001+
Employees
1999
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.