RADIOGRAPHER

  • NCH Healthcare System
  • NCH Physician Group Naples Florida United States
  • Nov 03, 2017
Full-Time Allied Health

Job Description

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