Radiology Technologist - BRGIC

  • General Health System (Baton Rouge General Med. Ctr.)
  • 5422 Dijon Drive Baton Rouge Louisiana 70809 United States
  • Nov 02, 2017
As needed Allied Health

Job Description

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. 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 1-2 years experience as a radiographer, preferred.
Bachelors in health related field preferred
Graduate of an accredited radiography program or equivalent required.
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.