Radiology Tech PRN
Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County - Fort Pierce, FL

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The 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.
Qualifications
Required Job Qualifications include:
  • Graduate of an accredited program for Radiographers.
  • ARRT Certification
  • Current state licensure or permit to practice medical imagining
  • Current Certification in Basic Life Support
  • 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.

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