Radiologic Technologist

Lowell General Hospital Tewksbury , MA 01876

Posted 7 days ago

#The Radiologic Technologist performs/supervises services in the Imaging Services area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital.# Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.

  • Greets patients using scripting and other tools in an effort to improve communication and improve patient/physician satisfaction.

  • Escorts patients by specified mode of transportation.

  • Identifies patient verbally by name and DOB and checks ID bracelet.

  • Properly identifies patients and exams ordered.

  • Assists patient with dress and undress as needed.

  • Transports patient interdepartmentally as needed.

  • Orders proper exam in RIS system identifying proper ordering physician, account information and diagnosis.

  • Provides patient education for ordered exams.

  • Properly positions and prepares patients for Radiological procedures deciding on techniques and views to best demonstrate injury or illness.

  • Properly uses CR/DR (as appropriate) processing and PACS to ensure image quality meets Radiologist protocol.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking to troubleshoot any imaging and/or IT related issues to completing studies in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Provides proper radiation protection for patient, other employees, and self in accordance with ALARA. D.

  • Maintains a clean working environment by utilizing downtime to maintain equipment in working condition. Aprons, portables, c-arms, etc.

  • Communicates need of supplies regularly to supervisor to maintain adequate inventory and or order supplies if needed.

  • Maintains assigned room stocked with needed supplies to complete all tasks.

  • Supervises students during radiologic procedures and/or assistants to proper radiation protection, film orientation and patient education.

  • Recognizes when others are in need of assistance and consistently offers help when own workload permits.

  • When needed may contact patient for additional views and or schedule patient for exams.

  • Assists Radiologists and other physicians during Radiological and Surgical procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of Barium and other contrast materials.

  • Demonstrates the ability to operate all radiologic equipment.

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Radiologic Technologist

Lowell General Hospital