Full Time with Benefits
The technologist operates diagnostic imaging equipment to produce images that assist physicians in the treatment and diagnosis of our patients
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The technologist demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform imaging procedures that meet the quality expectations of the patient, referring physician, and radiologist. This is accomplished by: following the orders of the referring physician and protocols specified by Radiologist; administering medications such as contrast media, FDG, radiopharmaceuticals as prescribed by the physician order; viewing images to ensure quality of pictures; transferring images to the customer for interpretation and verifying the images and patient information arrived correctly.
The technologist demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The individual demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. He/she is able to identify and categorize each patients age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patients.
The technologist complies with DMS policies, local, state and federal regulations and laws related to work duties and responsibilities. This includes conducting fire safety and medical emergency response drills, documenting preventative maintenance, performing safety assessments, preparing unit for transportation and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the unit.
The incumbent demonstrates commitment to customer satisfaction and quality as exhibited by internal and external customer feedback. This includes timely completion of mandatory education and current credentials.
The incumbent is in complies with safety and quality procedures and initiatives by s trictly following safety policies, rules and safe work methods, making suggestions to support continuous improvements in safety, promptly correcting or reporting safety hazards or unsafe conditions, promptly reporting injuries for timely diagnoses and medical treatment, and by participating in safety processes such as safety committee, safety inspections, etc.
In an effort to promote professional growth to its employees and the organization, DMS may alter job duties, responsibilities and projects in the course of employment.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The individual should have the ability to access job related internet websites , review on-line documentation and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Testing
CNMT or RT (N), CPR certified , mandatory education, Hepatitis B, TB,
Advanced certification in modality must be obtained with 18 months of hire.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
This position may be required to travel up to 100% of the time. Reliable transportation is required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of radiation. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.