The Radiologist Technologist is responsible for the maintenance and quality of patient care on a continuing basis for the Diagnostic Radiology department and throughout the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks may be assigned.
§ Produce a variety of high quality radiographs through proper positioning and technique
§ Administer contrast media using proper technique and according to department policy
§ Utilize assigned functions with the Radiology Information System to complete paperwork and to document contrast media reactions
§ Utilize the hospital computer system to enter radiology and laboratory orders, charges, and/or credits
§ Review patient's chart for confirmation of physician's orders and follows written and/or verbal protocols and instructions
§ Follow department, NRC, and State policies and regulations for radiation safety to keep exposure "ALARA"
§ Educate the patient, and family when necessary, regarding the exam, treatment, and outcome
§ Perform visual preventative safety inspections and report dangerous department or equipment conditions to the appropriate personnel
§ Communicate equipment malfunctions and low inventory levels to appropriate supervisor
§ Perform procedures as the schedule requires and rotate call
§ Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, and in-services
§ Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling when necessary to ensure patient care
Education and Experience
Minimum Required Education: Successful completion of a Radiologic Technology program
Experience: Previous experience as a Registered Technologist is preferred, but will consider new graduates
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Applicant must be ARRT registered; if registry eligible, ARRT registration must be obtained within 90 days of employment. BLS certified through the American Heart Association.