The Staff Radiologic Technologist is responsible for taking radiographs according to the standards and practices set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. The Radiologic Technologist demonstrates knowledge of the human structure and functions, patient care, positioning, principles of radiographic sciences, radiation protection and specialized techniques. These activities are performed within the Radiology Department and with portable units outside the Department. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary of medical ethics.
1.Consistently produces films of optimal diagnostic quality on patients ranging form neonatal to geriatric.
-Completes required documentation on forms, logs and in computer.
-Images are labeled and identified according to protocol.
-Reviews written orders, assesses patient identification and ensures indicators are appropriate prior to procedures.
-Provides Radiologist with additional information about injury or illness and reason for non-standard images.
-Functions independently and problem solves effectively, considering alternatives.
-Obtains all pertinent patient history, and relays it to the Radiologist to assist in the diagnosis or treatment.
3.Administer contrast media in accordance with the contrast policies & procedures.
4.Is aware of radiation safety at all times.
5.Follows Patient Care and Safety Policies and Procedures.
6.Provides full support by performing job-related duties.
7.Performs clerical responsibilities as required.
8.Participate in team-building and self- improvement activities.
*Flexible PRN team member that can work all shifts for weekends and weekdays.*