Job Description:Perform all diagnostic procedures within Scope of Practice under the direction of a Registered Radiology Technologist.
This is intended as a temporary position only, with the expectation that employees advance to the Radiology Tech Reg position as soon as possible. It's expected that employees not remain in this position longer than six months after completion of clinical hours.
Ensures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.
Is sensitive to the patients needs throughout the procedure. Sufficiently explains to the patient and family the procedure about to be performed in order to facilitate cooperation and alleviate patient anxiety. Addresses any patient concerns.
Performs radiologic exams that produce quality images and ensures patient and staff safety. Accomplishes this by following proper protocols, correct patient positioning, appropriate and effective use of equipment, and adherence to radiation protection and guidelines.
Recognizes emergent patient situations and responds quickly and appropriately.
Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.
Coordinates patient care and communicate pertinent information to other patient care providers following procedure.
Maintains a clean, neat, and safe environment for patients and staff. Ensures that supplies and equipment are stored in an organized and efficient manner.
Pursues individual education and career development opportunities, emphasizing those for new procedures and equipment.
Currently enrolled in a JRCERT or AMA approved school of radiologic technology.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare provicers.
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2. Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare provicers.
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3. Currently enrolled in a JRCERT or AMA approved school of radiologic technology.
Current licensure as a Practical Radiologic Technician in state of practice or ARRT Board Registry Eligible.
Physical Requirements:Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pushing/Pulling, Seeing, Speaking, Standing, Walking.
Location:Logan Regional Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours:0