Radiology Technician
Kenaitze Indian Tribe - Kenai, AK

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Job Description

Job Title:

Radiology Technician

Revision Date:

2/5/2014

Dept./Program:

DWC Laboratory/Radiology

Employment Status:

Full Time

Division:

Health Systems

FLSA Status:

Non-exempt

Reports To:

Medical Director

Schedule:

40 hours/week

Supervises:

N/A

Posting Period

Job Summary

Specialize in using equipment and supplies necessary to demonstrate portions of the human body on X-ray for diagnostic purposes. Responsible for performing ultrasound examinations and ability to perform in other complex modalities. Assist lab in performing general functions including routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

Essential Functions

Radiology Specific:
  • Specialize in maintaining and using X-ray equipment.
  • Uses beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding skills to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
  • Moves x-ray equipment into position and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance.
  • Positions patient on examine table and adjusts equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area requested by medical provider.
  • Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
  • Utilize Ultrasound equipment and examine area of patient as directed by medical provider.
Laboratory Specific:
  • Conducts quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood, and urine.
  • Performs blood and other tissue draws from patient, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood sample.
  • Prepares standard volumetric solutions and reagents need in testing.
Position Specific:
  • Monitors provider driven superbills for completeness and accuracy for all ordered laboratory and radiology procedures.
  • Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do the job.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Lifting Requirements

Medium work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Requirements

Stand or Sit (Stationary position)

Walk (Move, Traverse)

Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl (Position self (to), Move)

Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)

Taste/Smell (Detect, Distinguish, Determine)

Pushing or Pulling

Repetitive Motion

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Biohazards
OSHA Categories

Category I – Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue

Equipment and Tools

List Equipment used for job: Computer, copier, fax, scanner, and other office, laboratory, and radiology equipment

List Tools: Typical radiology equipment and tools.

Drives KIT or Personal Vehicle:

Other:

Travel

In-State

Comments: Travel may be required for training.

Qualifications

Education
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Experience
  • Two years' experience performing X-ray images.
License/Certification
  • Radiology Technician certification required.
  • Certification as sonographer preferred.
  • Current CPR certification.
Special Skills
  • Knowledge of chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes use of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, and production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in an ambulatory health care environment and to work effectively with management and clinical staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; organizational skills, attention to detail and able to handle pressures from people, and environment.

Signature

This Job Description reflects Kenaitze Indian Tribe's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.

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