Radiology Technologist (PRN)


  • Location: Denison, IA
  • Posted: Mar 5, 2019

Job Description


PRN. Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Diagnostic Radiology services.  Demonstrates proficiency in performing all Radiology Exams, administration of contrast media, and other related patient care services.  Candidate must have completed either a college or hospital based Radiology program; be ARRT certified, and have a valid Iowa permit to practice.  One year hospital experience preferred.

 

Summary:  Responsible for performing general x-ray exams, emergent CT exams, and all related office duties and paperwork.  Technologists are expected to learn at least one specialty area.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce radiographs in accordance with established standards and policies.

  • Perform CT scans in emergent or on-call situations in accordance with established standards and policies.

  • Communicate with and assist Radiologists, Physicians, and their staff when called upon.

  • Schedule all exams performed in the department and effectively communicate the patient’s preparation instructions.

  • Receive telephone orders and apply diagnosis checking according to Medicare guidelines.

  • Provide appropriate radiation protection for patients, their families and for employees, and be aware of need to limit repeats.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Radiology Manager.

  • Demonstrates values and behaviors according to Values Statement.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • General:

  • Must have thorough knowledge of radiographic protocols, techniques, and positioning. Must have general knowledge of radiographic equipment including CT, tomography, fluoroscopy, C-Arm and portable equipment.

  • Specific:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy

  • Basic knowledge of pathology and other medical terminology

  • Demonstrate proper lifting techniques and patient handling

  • Knowledge and skills to inject IV contrast and the ability to care for a patient in the event of an allergic reaction to the IV contrast

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Knowledge of radiation protection and safety

Crawford County Memorial Hospital

100 Medical Pkwy
Denison, IA 51442

Opened: 1951

Phone: (712) 265-2508

Web: http://www.ccmhia.com

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