Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including routine and specialized x-rays, fluoroscopy and C-arm surgery procedures. The Imaging Technologist II also performs Computed Tomography (CT) scans and takes after hours call as needed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produces diagnostic radiographs as requested by the physician following the guidelines in the Policies and Procedures Manual
Schedules all patients for special procedures to be performed daily. Provides patients with written and verbal instructions required to provide optimum preparation for these procedures
Ensures patient safety by following department protocol
Explains to the patient all procedures to be performed. Responds to special needs, requests and concerns of the patient
Has proper respect for all equipment with special emphasis on mobile diagnostic units, C-arm, portable units, and EKG equipment. Informs the Imaging Supervisor of any equipment problems and documents this information
Participates in the Hospital Quality Assurance Program as needed. Performs quality control tasks when necessary and carefully documents this activity
Attends required in-service programs and outside Hospital workshops/seminars to assure continuing education
Prepares all radiographs with comparison films and a complete history to be ready for the Radiologist's interpretation
Maintains an accurate record of all films checked out of the Department
Answers the telephone/pages and responds appropriately
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification
Washington State Radiologic Technologist license
Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
Graduate of an approved Radiology program
Minimum 2 years' x-ray and (CT) experience
2 years of ARRT and ability to work independently in CT preferred
*A current resume and cover letter are required for any applicant to be considered
1.0FTE; 40hpw; variable days and shifts. 10-hour shifts.
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