Radiology Technologist

  • Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
  • Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Main Hospital Norfolk Virginia 23507 US
  • Jan 28, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

Reports to designated department Supervisor/Manager/Director. Performs radiologic procedures and examinations under the direction of radiologists or delegating practitioner to produce radiographic studies which are used in medical diagnosis to locate injuries, foreign bodies, pathological conditions or lesions within the body. Receive and interpret requests and/or instructions for radiologic procedures; gain the cooperation of patients; operate radiographic equipment; protect patients from secondary radiation; and record results. Maintains and applies knowledge of radiation protection standards; knowledge of the function of the major divisions of the skeletal system and major organs; and knowledge of the physical concept of energy and the property of X-rays and electric circuits to perform diagnostic procedures and to assist as a member of a medical team in radiologic examinations. Provides services using imaging modalities including but not limited to conventional x-ray, CR, DR, Fluoroscopy, Bone Density, and Urodynamics. Provides services within and inpatient, OR, ED and outpatient setting. Evaluates radiographs for technical quality. Performs, assists, and accountable for various clinical laboratory procedures including but not limited to phlebotomy, specimen processing, storage, handling, and transporting of specimens, and proper maintenance and operation of instrumentation. Exercises professional judgment in the performance of radiographic and laboratory procedures. Provides patient care essential to radiographic procedures. Recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate action. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Experience, Education and Training Minimum: Current licensure as a Radiologic Technologist by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) required. Knowledge of diagnostic radiology principles and procedures as well as operation and maintenance of radiologic equipment. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with patients/families, staff and physicians. Analytical skills necessary to determine best method of providing requested radiographs based on the individual case and basic technical principles, ensuring clear undistorted radiographs at the lowest radiation exposure/dosage. Knowledge and experience performing pediatric phlebotomy. CPR Training required and/or must be obtained and maintained within 90 days of hire.