Radiology Tech

  • Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
  • Chesapeake General Hospital Chesapeake Virginia 23320 US
  • Feb 06, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

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.