Radiology Technologist - Full Time - Nights

Job Description

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The Radiology Technologist will be responsible for performing routine radiographic, fluoroscopic and portable examinations in the diagnostic department of Radiology, on nursing units, outpatient areas and the surgery department. The primary role of a radiology technologist is using x-ray equipment to produce images of tissues, organs, bones, and vessels.

The Radiology Technologist is responsible for:

  • Takes radiographs per physician orders.
    • 95% of films are satisfactory as measured by repeat rate.
    • Exams are to be completed following procedure outlined in the routine book including signing out requests with correct information.
    • All requests must contain history pertinent to ordered exam.
  • Must be versatile within the diagnostic department of Radiology.
    • Possess ability to work in the following areas without assistance: Routine room, IVP, fluoroscopy, portable (c-arm and routine radiograph), and GU. Must be able to perform all exams listed in the routine book.
  • Protects all patients and employees from unnecessary radiation.
    • Technical factors used are to be diagnostic while not subjecting anyone to unnecessary radiation. Shielding is to be used on patients when doing so would not compromise the purpose of the exam.
    • Evidence of coning is to be present on all films.
  • Has knowledge of the front desk operations as well as the computer systems.
    • Can schedule all exams done through the whole department-alerting a supervisor when necessary.
    • Can use the centralize transport program for patient transportation.
    • Can look up pertinent information in the computer systems concerning patient exams, ordering, reprinting or canceling when necessary.
    • Able to interact professionally with other departments.
    • Can effectively call in needed on call imaging associates as required.
  • Other duties as directed.
    • Remains available for assignment as needed.
    • Assisting the Radiologic Technologist Students.
  • Reports all equipment problems to manager and Clinical Engineers.
    • All equipment problems are call to the Masterplan clinical engineer 24-hour phone number. Messages are communicated to co-workers, written or verbal.
    • Managers are alerted to all equipment problems (paging during periods of on call) if necessary.
  • Job Description additional task/responsibility:
    • Access to patient records in course of normal operations to conduct the business of medical imaging is a responsibility of all designated personnel. Access of records is limited only to records that are pertinent to the patients care or regulatory requirements and only occur when necessary to carry out duties as part of the imaging team. Confidentiality and protection of all records is the responsibility of each individual. This access may occur for the reasons stated below:
    • Pre-procedure in preparation for the scheduled exam
    • During the procedures in care of the patient
    • Post procedure to follow up on care,
    • To QA processes to insure data is correct
    • To conduct retrospective reviews for the purpose of education, research or for compliance to ODH, MQSA, ACR or other regulatory requirements
    • To respond to daily calls from patients, other departments, physicians or Physician's offices requesting us to access records to review historical procedure record.
    • Documentation of access must occur where appropriate and feasible in log form, comments in EPIC, HIM or McKesson or other available media/format.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of medical terminology, isolation and sterile techniques/procedures. Patient positioning and equipment operation (x-ray machines and printers).

Education: Graduation from ARRT accredited Radiologic Technology School.

Licenses & Certifications: Technologists must be board certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. They must also hold a valid Ohio license as Radiographer. CPR certification is also required.

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