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
Minimum Required Education: Successfulcompletion of a Radiologic Technology program
Experience:Previous experience as a Registered Technologist is preferred, but willconsider new graduates
Applicantmust be ARRT registered; if registry eligible, ARRT registration must beobtained within 90 days of employment. BLS certified.