Under the supervision of the Emergency Department Team Leader, the Weekend Supervisor, and/or at the direction of the radiologist, performs a variety of diagnostic radiographic exams.
A graduate of an ARRT approved radiologic technology program. Reference: https://www.arrt.org/Education/ (compliant with all continuing education mandates). De-escalation training, if applicable
Medical and/or hospital clinical experience required
Basic computer experience (1-2 years work experience or college level classes)
Prior hospital and/or physician office background
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
ARRT certified (compliant with all continuing education mandates)
ARRT registry eligible (must complete within one year)
Radiological student from an approved Radiology program that has completed all academic courses (must be registry eligible within three months and complete registry within one year)
BLS completed prior to going to the unit/ department and maintained going forward
Department Position Summary:
The technologist assists with invasive procedures using sterile technique. This position requires independent judgment and initiative in utilization of traditional, computerized, and digital radiographic equipment to create high quality diagnostic radiographic images.
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients seen in the Radiology Department.
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures.