Under the supervision of the Medical Imaging Supervisor and the Radiologist; the Radiologic Technologist performs a variety of Radiologic imaging procedures. Employee utilizes appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the Medical Imaging needs of all patients.
Clinical Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Follows departmental policies and procedures, government guidelines and accrediting regulations:
Performs imaging procedures
Performs equipment quality control
Provides Clean and safe work environment for patients and staff
Maintains accurate documentation and records
Completes appropriate paperwork and worksheets as required
Assumes responsibility for critiquing images and documentation of patient history
Effectively communicates and coordinates patient procedures and care to the patient, with the radiologist(s) and other staff as appropriate.
Maintain orderliness, cleanliness and sterile technique in compliance with established Universal Precautions.
Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines and CMG policy.
When applicable, prepares/instructs patient about contrast media and examination technique. Administers contrast media effectively and safely per established procedures.
Attends departmental meetings and mandatory in-services. Is responsible for maintaining current licensure/certification for state and national boards, as well as meeting continuing education requirements.
Is flexible in changing work hours and willingly accepts other assigned duties to meet departmental needs.
Supports a teamwork environment, demonstrates professional behavior, and provides excellent internal and external customer service
Knowledge of accreditation regulations
NOTE: The above is not intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be and exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate supervisor.
Complexity and Scope
The Radiologic Technologist produces Radiographic images of designated anatomical areas in accordance with established practices and procedures. Requires registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT), and certified by Arizona State (MRTBE).
Current BCLS CPR certification
Two years' experience working in Radiology preferred
Experience in Dexa preferred
Graduate of an approved ARRT Radiological Technology School required
Current ARRT registration and MRTBE state certification required