Under the general direction of the Director Services, and the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Radiology and within established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:
Maintains a working knowledge of all radiographic equipment within the department. Performs all routine radiographic procedures and views. Prepares and/or administers contrast media, i.e., orally, IV, rectally. Provides radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, administers first aid/CPR. Records patient history, unusual conditions/limitations and other information such as exam time, room number, technique. Re-stocks supplies and maintains assigned work station/equipment in an orderly fashion and orders appropriate supplies. Adjusts technical factors in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation. Performs and/or assists with radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures. Performs and/or assists with radiographic examinations during operative procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: • Completion of a formal Radiological Technologist training in an ARRT approved school.
Experience: • Completion of a Twenty-four-month clinical internship.
Licensure/ Certification: • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required • ARRT certified. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).