RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

  • Owensboro Health
  • 1201 PLEASANT VALLEY RD Owensboro Kentucky 42303 United States
  • Posted: Feb 05, 2019
As needed Allied Health

Job Description

  • Job Summary
    • Provides imaging services to patients. Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.
  • Job Responsibilities
    • Positions patients and selects exposure factors accurately.
    • Utilizes radiation protection and safety standards. Applies principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others.
    • Assists the physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
    • May be required to prepare and administer contrast media and/or medications within accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
    • Responsible for setting up and providing equipment and supplies before, during, and after procedures.
  • Organizational Responsibilities
    • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
  • Education
    • Associate's degree or higher in Science or related field required. A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration
    • Registered as a Radiological Technologist in Radiology RT(R). Radiation Operator Certification (ROC) in the state of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position.
  • Work Experience
    • No experience required.
  • Skills and Attributes
    • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • FLSA Classification
    • Non-Exempt
  • Disclaimer
    • This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
  • Additional Position Related Details
    • Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

  • Physical Requirements

    • Activity and Frequency:
      • Bending/Stooping - Frequently
      • Climbing - Occasionally
      • Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently
      • Kneeling - Frequently
      • Lifting/Moving Patients - Frequently
      • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
      • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Occasionally
      • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Rarely
      • Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
      • Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Frequently
      • Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Frequently
      • Reaching - Frequently
      • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Frequently
      • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Rarely
      • Running - Rarely
      • Sitting - Occasionally
      • Squatting - Frequently
      • Standing - Frequently
      • Walking - Frequently
      • Audible Speech - Frequently
      • Hearing Acuity - Frequently
      • Smelling Acuity - Never
      • Taste Discrimination - Never
      • Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently
      • Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently
      • Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently
      • Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently

  • Exposures

    • Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.