Performs Radiology exams and Fluoroscopic procedures on patients of all ages. Maintains patients' safety.
- Performs ED/surgical procedures (trauma cases, fluoroscopic exams to include vascular, general medicine, ortho, cardiac, GI, GU, neuro, pediatrics, and general procedures).
- Produces images of optimal quality for interpretation with accuracy and without delay.
- Performs procedures in a sterile environment and maintains patient safety at all times.
- Provides verbal and written instructions to patients and families on procedures as needed.
- Assist in scheduling patients. Monitors and determines priority of patients.
- Ensures patients' safety and comfort during and after the exam.
- Demonstrates the care and operation of Radiography equipment according to technical specifications and applications.
- Assists Radiologists, physicians and surgeons with procedures.
- Knowledgeable in acquiring, archiving, transmitting, and printing images via PACS.
- When applicable, knowledge in after hours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork.
- Immediately reports any malfunctions to the help desk and PACS Administrator.
- Knowledgeable in billing via RIS.
- Maintains documentation requirements to ensure that all technical data is entered timely and accurately.
- Notifies management and takes proper action to address equipment malfunctions.
- Provides instruction/mentoring to new hires and Radiology students.
- Continually strives to learn new technical information and skills through attendance of periodic in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions.
- May be required to rotate through all diagnostic imaging modalities and locations.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.
- Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(R) (ARRT), in good standing.
- Current state licensure (RL) required prior to employment.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Complexity of Work:
- Knowledge of anatomy and related pathologic processes.
- Ability to communicate well with Radiologists and physicians to coordinate proper imaging of patients.
- Strong communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to patients and families.
- Ability to function well in minimal or no direct supervision.
- Minimum one year experience as a General Radiologic Technologist is preferred.
- Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
- Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.