JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: To perform radiographic exams to include all modalities covered under the staff radiographer’s license. To monitor and evaluate patient care quality and efficiency as part of a multi-disciplinary team and appropriate for the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service.
1-2 years experience as a radiographer, preferred.
Bachelors in health related field preferred
Graduate of an accredited radiography program or equivalent required.
SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
Must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and hold a current LA state license to perform in the capacity of radiographer.
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Medical records w/o limitation both paper and electronic, patient demographics, lab and radiology results, patient information related to surgery or appointment schedules, information related to patient location, religious beliefs and/or public health records, medical records related to quality/data, patient financial information and/or 3rdparty billing, patient-related complaints.
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Incident reporting, handling of wastes, sharps and linen, PPE, exposure control plans, hand washing, environment of care, patient identification, administers/receives/collects meds/blood, orders or products, validates, transports, monitors or observes patients for procedures including infusion pumps, monitors clinical alarms for all ages.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS- Reference DOT 078.362-026 – RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST (medical serv.) alternate titles: radiographer; x-ray technologist – STRENGTH: L –Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exits 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling or far or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.