The radiologic technologist shall be capable of operating radiologic equipment, perform a variety of radiological procedures, operate the picture archiving system, use radiographic supplies including contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. The level I technologist shall be competent in the following areas: general radiography, routine fluoroscopy including barium studies, emergent trauma radiography, radiographic technique formulation, radiographic quality control and portable radiographic procedures. Level I technologists exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.
Associate Degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology and registered (or registry eligible) with the ARRT. The candidate must successfully pass the national registry test for Radiologic Technology within 12 months from becoming registry eligible. Must be certified in Basic Life Support.
Two years of clinical experience in an ARRT accredited Radiologic Technology program required. Additional on the job experience is preferred
Internal Number: 09102019
About Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional has grown to be the region’s health care provider of choice and is the flagship hospital for the Cookeville Regional Health System that also includes Cookeville Regional Medical Group. Cookeville Regional Medical Center is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. CRMC also houses a 32-bed behavioral health hospital operated by Ten Broeck Tennessee.
Named one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review two years in a row and most recently one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by T...ruven Health Analytics in 2017, CRMC is accredited by the Joint Commission including specialty certification for Sepsis Treatment and Hip Fracture Repair.
In addition, CRMC boasts the following achievements:
• Ranked number one in Patient Safety in the State of Tennessee
• Accredited cancer program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer
• Region’s only accredited chest pain center with PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services
• Region’s only accredited comprehensive breast program by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
• Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons
Cookeville is located centrally on the Cumberland Plateau between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga in Putnam County. We boast two area recreational lakes, Center Hill and Dale Hollow as well as numerous golf courses for the amateurs and the pros. With low crime rate, low property taxes, no state income taxes and an area full of friendly caring people, Cookeville is one of the best places in the country to live and raise a family. Putnam County offers the best in educational opportunities including quality K-12, Nashville State and Tennessee Technological University.