Radiologic Technologist performs any combination of X-Ray and CT diagnostic imaging on adult and pediatric patients as directed by a physician.
- Prepare and position patients for imaging and selects exposure factors accurately.
- Responsible for getting clear imaging results, which requires proper use of the equipment and keeping patients calm and informed throughout the x-ray/CT procedure.
- Comply with the safety regulations involving the use of radiation to protect yourself, patients and other staff members from over-exposure to radiation.
- Operate basic lab equipment while properly documenting results and upkeep of daily tasks in the laboratory to maintain compliance.
- Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
- Provide statistical reports by controlling the collection of treatment and clinical data.
- Improve quality results by evaluating accuracy and quality of images; providing technical assistance; implementing new techniques, equipment, and procedures.
- Provide concierge care in an emergency room environment to patients, families, vendors, fellow team members
- Maintain confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA guidelines
- Check supplies and assures proper and safe functioning of equipment and accessories on a regular basis
- Perform other duties as assigned or requested within scope of practice.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- 2 years’ experience in Free Standing ER or trauma hospital setting highly preferred.
- Knowledge of section equipment such that trouble shooting can be accomplished as needed.
- Knowledge of the proper operation of radiology equipment.
- Familiar with medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights.
- Skill and proficiency in the operation of radiology equipment.
- Skill and willingness to use initiative in learning and teaching new equipment and procedures.
- Skill in organization and prioritization of tasks and projects.
- Skill in providing close attention to detail.
- Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work to optimize efficiency of department, and to coordinate workflow including assignment of tasks in absence of Director of Radiology.
- Ability to follow operational processes.
- Ability to manage multiple, changing priorities in an effective and organized manner, under stressful demands while maintaining exceptional customer service.
- Effectively communicate (written & oral) with individuals and groups of various backgrounds and educational levels in high stress situations.
- Ability to organize work independently and consistently achieve reporting deadlines.
- Ability to sit and stand (at least two-thirds of the shift) and walk (possibly one-third of the shift).
- Ability to reach above, or below waist height, kneel, bend, stoop, turn, and twist (occasionally to frequently).
- Visual ability to read charts, treatment plans, financial documents, computer screen and typewritten materials.
- Ability to frequently push/pull wheeled carts to 100 pounds.
- Ability to frequently lift and carry 10-30lbs.
- Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently used for cleaning, where medical and electrical hazards may be present and where dust, mist and steam are frequently generated in housekeeping tasks.
- Ability to work at a rapid pace and perform a variety of repetitive duties.
- Ability to improvise and adapt with emergent situations that occur.
- ARRT Certification required
- Texas Medical board License: General Medical Radiologic Technologist required
- Associate’s Degree required
- Radiologic Technologist certificate from an accredited school preferred
- BLS required
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