Coordinates and performs routine diagnostic and fluoroscopic procedures, portable x-rays, trauma and surgery procedures according to established standards and practices. Receivesandensurestheexecutionofphysicians'orders.Assures equipment is present and accounted for at beginning and end of each shift.
Performs radiological and fluoroscopic procedures utilizing standardized positioning, As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) concepts and immobilization techniques to minimize patient movement and maximize patient safety. Produces x-ray images of specified body areas as directed by the physician or radiologist, ensuring clear and undistorted films.
Ensures the protection of patients from undue exposure to radiation through the utilization of lead shields and various safety factors.
Prepares and assists in administering contrast agents by monitoring dosage and determining any potential allergies ensuring compliance with department policies and procedures.
Maintains imaging equipment through safe handling and assisting in necessary quality assurance. Contacts service personnel and notifies management of malfunctioning equipment. Assumes shift accountability for maintenance of quality services through consistent application of policies, procedures and protocols.
Maintains patient information in picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and in other computerized medical records systems to ensure accurate patient records.
Actively participates in the achievement and maintenance of patient satisfaction scores, by researching and resolving problems.
Completesproper patient identificationandorder verification. Verifies patients' clinical history, ensuring that information is documented and readily available to the licensed practitioner. Preparespatientsforprocedures,providinginstructionstoobtaindesiredresults,gaincooperation,andminimizeanxiety.
Assignments are moderately complex; follows established protocols and has some flexibility in exercising judgment within established parameters. Works under minimal supervision/instruction; may serve as technical specialist/trainer and mentor to less experienced staff.
Required Associate's Degree or equivalent years of experience in related field
Preferred Bachelor's Degree
2 years of relevant experience in radiology Required
CRT-Radiographer (R) - ARRT American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Upon Hire required
CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 90 Days required Or
CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 90 Days required
Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 25 lbs
Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 35 lbs
Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 35 lbs
Forward Bend - Standing: Frequently
Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom
Stair Climbing: Seldom
Reach - Above Shoulder: Frequently
Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Frequently
Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Frequently
Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Frequently
Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently
Primary LocationSITE - Pennock Hospital - 1009 W Green St - Hastings
Department NameDiagnostic Radiology - Pennock
Employment TypePart time
ShiftVariable (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours18
Hours of WorkVariable
Weekend FrequencyEvery fourth weekend
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