The Multi Modality Radiology Tech conducts radiologic procedures to provide data to assist in the diagnosis of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Operates x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Under the supervision of a Radiologist, performs x-ray therapy on patients.
Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns.
Positions patients utilizing immobilization devices.
May administer barium salts or other chemical mixtures.
Operates stationary equipment and/or portable equipment used in the Emergency Department, Operating Room and at patient bedside..
Takes pictures and develops film.
Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
Assists with transporting patients.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications include:
Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers
Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography. If registry eligible, must obtain certificaion within 90 days of hire.
Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining
Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
C-Arm, Fluoroscopy, Portable, and Surgery
HCA Inc - 15 months ago