Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Diagnostic Radiology services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all Radiology exams, but primarily those performed in the operating room.
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Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.
Correctly performs all prescribed Radiology procedures in an efficient manner.
Is able to work independently and critique exams.
Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems.
Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.
Demonstrates competency in the storage and transfer of exams.
Fosters rapport with surgeons to enhance relations between O.R. and Radiology.
Must be available for regular rotations of on-call responsibilities.
Assists in Diagnostic Radiology as volumes allow.
Patient Care Services:
Provides patient education and insures correct consent forms are signed.
Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.
Obtains and records adequate patient history and interprets physician's orders correctly.
Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion.
Assures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the campus managers.
Logs in technical information ,completes reports and surveys, and complies with all regulatory agencies.
Completes Occurrence Reports as needed
Participates in hospital wide Performance Improvement as needed.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology. Previous experience as a Radiologic technologist is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Broad experience and varied technical expertise, initiative, independent judgment, interacts well with people, possesses ability to supervise, is responsible and has knowledge of and abides by rules of regulatory agencies. Some clerical and computer knowledge is required.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Must be registered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or be registry eligible and sit for the boards within 6 weeks. Must have a current license from the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. CPR certification required.