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Radiologic Technologist (per diem - CPT)

Category:

Imaging

Schedule:

Per Diem - CPT

Description:

Under the direction of a Radiologist, performs radiologic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of procedures that require independent judgment, initiative, and ingenuity in order to apply prescribed procedures. May work independently or assist in performing other imaging procedures.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalency, minimum. Graduate of a radiographic program approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Two years college or business school also preferred.
  • Registered with ARRT. Washington State Certification or Registration. Current American Heart Association BLS Certification or must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
  • One year practical experience in radiology department under the direction of a qualified radiologist, preferred.
  • All general radiographic equipment associated with radiographic department. Also prefer skills with CT scan and mammography.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs all radiological examinations ordered by the physician. This includes routine and special procedures performed in the department.
  • Responsible for maintaining records of procedures performed.
  • Responsible for demonstrating correct position of patients, principles of radiographic exposure and processing, and teleradiology, and professional conduct with patients, peers staff and others.
  • Responsible for proper safety precautions for radiation safety for all hospital personnel.
  • Provides input to supervisor regarding improvements and special purchases of the department.
  • Represents the imaging department at hospital meetings and other ad hoc meetings, as needed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use and limitations of x-ray generators and tubes (i.e., rating charts, warm-up procedures, cooling times).
  • Understands and properly uses MA/time/KV values in producing radiographs.
  • Uses correct angles and distances for each film.
  • Properly positions patients and is knowledgeable of why and how positions are utilized for good imaging.
  • Measures patients to assess exposure values as needed.
  • Completely performs all diagnostic procedures.
  • Properly shields self with lead garments according to department standards.
  • Assists physicians in performing non-invasive, as well as invasive procedures, ordered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of patient care.
  • Is proficient and competent in patient handling and body mechanics.
  • Is kind, gentle courteous and attentive, always being conscious of the comfort and safety of the patient.
  • Properly assesses patient and plans imaging needs.
  • Is responsible for various clerical paperwork.
  • Assures that adequate and pertinent data is communicated to peers and medical providers accurately and precisely.
  • Assures that each image has correct patient data.
  • Calls reports as needed.
  • Properly charges exam performed.
  • Is responsible for the physical areas of the department.
  • Maintains cleanliness of equipment, work area, and exam room and assures they are ready for use after each patient.
  • Maintains adequate supplies in the exam room and other work areas.
  • Immediately reports malfunctioning of equipment to supervisor.
  • Demonstrates professional clinical knowledge for the care of patients.
  • Assesses and adjusts care/treatment to be compatible with the growth and development of the patient.
  • Assesses the patient’s level of understanding and adjusts care appropriately.
  • Provides patient and family with information about the department environment and various aspects of the procedure/treatment/plan of care.
  • Obtains supplies, equipment, and instruments in relation to the size of the patient.
  • Assesses age-related changes; for example vision, hearing and skin condition
  • Assesses physical limitation of elderly patients.
  • Assesses adjustment dosage of medication relating to age.
  • Follows guidelines as established at the time of assignment.
  • Accepts assignments willingly.
  • Prioritizes workload to assure completion of assignments.
  • Asks appropriate clarifying questions relative to the scope of assignment.
  • Provides status reports to supervisor on assignments.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Standard for portrayal of mission and values:

  • Employee demonstrates and fosters the Lewis County Hospital District No. 1 values of achievement, creativity and innovation, teamwork, quality, and integrity.
  • Employee demonstrates and fosters the mission of Lewis County Hospital District No. 1 to provide our highest level of compassionate, diligent and professional medical care.
  • Is cooperative and supportive to others within the department and hospital providing care and services.
  • Treats individuals including patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patient families, physicians, volunteers, visitors, and others with respect, dignity, and fairness.
  • Behaves professionally and ethically in all interactions with patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patients' families, physicians volunteers, and others.
  • Is consistently courteous to patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patient’s families, physicians, volunteers, and others; greets individuals and provides assistance and direction in an attentive and helpful manner.
  • Willingly strives at continuous quality improvement to achieve quality work the first time every time.
  • Is willing to learn new procedures and develop new skills for the purpose of improving quality of care and services.
  • Willingly participates as a member of the work team(s) supporting the goals and objectives of the department and the district.
  • When answering the telephone, is courteous to the caller, clearly identifies department, name and takes a message or directs calls as necessary in a helpful manner.

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