Performs imaging exams and procedures on patients of all ages. Maintains patient safety.
Coordinates and performs clinical and research exams.
Produces images of optimal quality.
Provides technical assistance to physicians, technologists, visiting students and professors, industry representatives and CCHS imaging facilities
. Acts as a specialty resource related to patient care, imaging and technology.
Performs research component; data collection, recording and analysis.
Assists physicians, technologist and physicist research personnel in the development and optimization of new and established imaging techniques for the advancement of clinical research protocols.
Provides educational opportunities for residents and fellows within Radiology and other medical and surgical sub-specialties.
During the image acquisition maintains all aspects of patient care and education.
Participates in activities that promote safety and well being of the patients, visitors and other personnel.
Provides instruction/mentoring to new hires and Radiology students.
Maintains a quality assurance program according to FDA and MQSA regulations.
Learns new technical information and skills, attends in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Graduate or GED.
Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology or CAAHEP Accredited School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T. (R) (ARRT) or a Registered Diagnostic medical Sonographer (RDMS) or a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), in good standing.
Must be certified in particular modality of specialization based on requirements of specific position.
Current state licensure (RL) required prior to employment, dependent on modality.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Complexity of Work:
Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and related pathologic processes.
Ability to communicate well with Radiologist and Physicians to coordinate proper imaging of patients.
Strong communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to patients, families and visitors.
Ability to function well with minimal or no direct supervision.
Minimum two years recent modality experience.
Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.
Frequent pushing or pulling of up to 75 pounds.
Personal Protective Equipment:
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