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Radiology Technician 

Position Title: Radiology Technician 

Status:  Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:  Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including CT/MRI procedures, and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in CQI activities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns, and extraneous radiation to patients.
  • Knowledgeable of and follows MRI safety protocols.
  • Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Meets Imaging Services scheduling requirements including on-call requirements to cover for emergencies and after-hours procedures.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving at the end of each shift. This includes checking with patient care units for any additional screening.
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric, and general population.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.¬†

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completes annual educational requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Consistently completes and maintains assigned duties; maintains PAR levels.
  • Attends annual review and department in services, as scheduled.
  • Maintains hospital requirements, policies, and standards on confidentiality.
  • Knowledgeable of local fire and safety regulations.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Refer to state and local regulations.
  • Associated degree or applied science degree in radiography, nuclear medicine technology, radiation therapy, or related field. Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  • Certificate from an accredited MRI tech program. MRI accrediting organizations include American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (AMRIT), Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), or the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAJEP).
  • Advanced-level certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) in computed tomography or have one of the following qualifications:
  • State licensure that permits them to perform diagnostic CT exams and documented training on the provision of diagnostic CT exams
  • Registration and certification in radiography by ARRT and documented training on the provision of diagnostic CT exams
  • Certification in nuclear medicine technology by ARRT or NMTCB and documented training on the provision of diagnostic CT exams
  • Minimum one (1) year experience and training in CT/MRI.
  • Certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT).
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
  • Possesses a high level of knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Proficiency with most major MRI/CT equipment manufacturer’s hardware and software (GE, Siemens, Picker).
Job Category: Radiology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hospital Williamson

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