Radiology Tech

  • Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
  • Chesapeake General Hospital Chesapeake Virginia 23320 US
  • Jan 10, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

The Radiologist Technologist is responsible forthe maintenance and quality of patient care on a continuing basis for theDiagnostic Radiology department and throughout the organization.

EssentialDuties and Responsibilities

These duties and responsibilities describedbelow represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks maybe assigned.

§  Produce a variety of high quality radiographs through properpositioning and technique

§  Administer contrast media using proper technique and according todepartment policy

§  Utilize assigned functions with the Radiology Information Systemto complete paperwork and to document contrast media reactions

§  Utilize the hospital computer system to enter radiology andlaboratory orders, charges, and/or credits

§  Review patient's chart for confirmation of physician's orders andfollows written and/or verbal protocols and instructions

§  Follow department, NRC, and State policies and regulations forradiation safety to keep exposure "ALARA"

§  Educate the patient, and family when necessary, regarding theexam, treatment, and outcome

§  Perform visual preventative safety inspections and reportdangerous department or equipment conditions to the appropriate personnel

§  Communicate equipment malfunctions and low inventory levels toappropriate supervisor

§  Perform procedures as the schedule requires and rotate call

§  Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, andin-services

§  Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling whennecessary to ensure patient care

 

Educationand Experience

 

Minimum Required Education: Successfulcompletion of a Radiologic Technology program

 

Experience:Previous experience as a Registered Technologist is preferred, but willconsider new graduates

 

Certificates,Licenses, Registrations

 

Applicantmust be ARRT registered; if registry eligible, ARRT registration must beobtained within 90 days of employment.  BLS certified.