Radiology Tech PRN

Lifepoint Hospitals Richlands , VA 24641

Posted 1 week ago

  • The Technologist selects and operates all radiology equipment as directed and provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.

  • Explains procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.

  • Checks patient's chart to confirm order and checks arm bands to confirm identity.

  • Moves X-ray equipment into specified position and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.

  • Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross-contamination.

  • Operates mobile X-ray equipment in Operating Room, Emergency Room, or at patient's bedside.

  • Assists in performing CPR. CPR certification required.

  • Transfers patients safely to X-ray table, wheelchairs, stretchers, etc. with use of slider board as needed for difficult or trauma patients.

  • Responds promptly when work is to be done, transports patients, schedules procedures, processes films to eliminate patient wait.

  • Completes radiographic exams in acceptable time (routine procedures six (6) minutes).

  • Films are of good technical quality and repeat rate is below 5.

  • Able to evaluate patient's condition and respond appropriately in emergency situations.

  • May be required to perform other assignments from time to time as requested by the Department Leader.

Education: Must have successfully passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and have completed two (2) years of training in an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.


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