The Radiographer is responsible for the production of quality radiographic images through knowledge of radiologic sciences and patient care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.
Produces images which demonstrate a thorough knowledge of radiographic technique (collimation, ID markers and patient demographics), anatomical positioning, equipment performance and department positioning.
Perform diagnostic procedures with minimal exposure to self and patients.
Performs examinations efficiently with repeat rate consistent with department standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of film critique sufficient to repeat films when indicated without direction.
Technologist demonstrates proper radiation safety and general practices for patient, self, and others.
Demonstrates caring, excellence, leadership, pride, teamwork, integrity and center wide standards for service.
Provides all aspects of patient care based on established standards. Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of patients served; the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; knowledge of growth and development and an understanding of the range of treatment of the patients.
Demonstrates competency using PACS.
Responsible for ensuring that proper maintenance of the x-ray machine is scheduled and performed as required.
Knows the general condition of the equipment at all times, knows how to operate all equipment required in the course of performing procedures. Documents failures in a timely manner.
Required to have good eye-hand coordination during radiology procedures.
Ability to organize relative patient information, reports, and films for presentation with Radiologist.
Evaluates radiographs for technical quality.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Satisfactory completion of a formal Radiologic Technology Program in an approved school
Registered ARRT R (Radiography)
Licensed as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) in the State of Florida
Basic Life Support (BLS Provider) certification required with American Heart Association