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3 12's7p-730a Friday, Saturday, Sunday Optional callThe Radiology Technologist is Responsible for performing a variety of standardized radiological examinations, for setting up andadjusting related equipment and devices, and for maintaining related records. Performs standardized radiological examinationsinvolving proper positioning of patient, techniques, and operation of equipment. Reports directly to the Team Leader of GeneralDiagnostic Radiology or Lead Technical Specialist. Work is typically performed in a tertiary care center on both house patients andclinic patients.ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES- The percentage of time spent performing essential functions is 95%. Qualified individuals must have theability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:Review and evaluate developed x-rays, video tape, or computer-generated information to determine if images are satisfactoryfor diagnostic purposes. Operate or oversee operation of radiologic or magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnosticpurposes. Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requestedby physician. Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patientsand staff. Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination. Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan. Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physicians.Key commands and data into computer to document and specify scan sequences, adjust transmitters and receivers, orphotograph certain images. Take thorough and accurate patient medical histories.Make exposures necessary for the requested procedures, rejecting and repeating work that does not meet establishedstandards. Set up examination rooms, ensuring that all necessary equipment is ready. Operate digital picture archiving communications systems. Transport patients to or from exam rooms. Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician. Provide assistance to physicians or other technologists in the performance of more complex procedures. Operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside. Record, process, and maintain patient data or treatment records and prepare reports.Perform procedures, such as linear tomography, mammography, sonograms, joint and cyst aspirations, routine contrast studies,routine fluoroscopy, or examinations of the head, trunk, or extremities under supervision - of physician. Provide assistance in dressing or changing seriously ill, injured, or disabled patients. Complete quality control activities, monitor equipment operation, and report malfunctioning equipment to supervisor. Maintain a current file of examination protocols. Perform general administrative tasks, such as answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, or pulling and filing films. Assist with on-the-job training of new employees or students or provide input to supervisors regarding training performance. Prepare contrast material, radiopharmaceuticals, or anesthetic or antispasmodic drugs under the direction of a radiologist.Page 1 of 2 | November 18, 2022 Operate fluoroscope to aid physician to view and guide wire or catheter through blood vessels to area of interest. Assign duties to radiologic staff to maintain patient flows and achieve production goals. Coordinate work with clerical personnel or other technologists and technicians.Perform supervisory duties, such as developing departmental operating budget, coordinating purchases of supplies orequipment, or preparing work schedules. Provide students or other technicians and technologists with suggestions of additional views, alternate positioning, or improvedtechniques to ensure the images produced are of the highest quality.MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S): High School Diploma or GED required. Must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). or registry eligible. CPR certification

Shift: 3 12's 7p-730a Friday, Saturday, Sunday Optional call

Specialty Type: Diagnostic Imaging

Sub Specialties: Radiologic Technologist

General Certifications : BLS/BCLS

Allied Health Certifications : ARRT(R )

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