Performs all the technical work activities of the Hospital Imaging Department to include Nuclear Medicine or Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The Imaging Technologist III is responsible for the coordination and performance of all procedures requested by the physicians.
Produces diagnostic studies as requested by the physician following the guidelines in the Policies and Procedures Manual
Review schedule of patients for procedures to be performed daily. If necessary, provides schedulers with instructions required to provide optimum preparation for these procedures
Provides lead shielding to all personnel and patients whenever possible to anyone exposed to radiation
Ensures patient safety by obtaining the required amount of personnel to perform the procedure requested
Reviews the daily log of all procedures performed and an accurate record of the number of films taken on each patient
Properly identifies and performs all studies
Carefully checks each exam produced to ensure it meets all written guidelines
Has proper respect for all equipment with special emphasis on mobile diagnostic units, C-arm, portable units, and EKG equipment. Informs the Imaging Technical Lead of any equipment problems and documents this information. Troubleshoots minor equipment problems. Notifies Facilities Department or outside company as directed by the Technical Lead or Director.
Participates in the Hospital Quality Assurance Program as needed. Performs quality control tasks when necessary and carefully documents this activity
Helps to maintain a safe, clean environment in the Imaging Department and Hospital-wide
Cooperates and coordinates with the Imaging Technical Lead or Director, the Radiologist, Medical Staff, and Nursing staff to ensure a healthy and productive environment for good patient care
Participates in the monthly departmental meetings reporting on any assigned tasks and sharing information/ideas with Department personnel
Attends required in-service programs and outside Hospital workshops/seminars to assure continuing education
Education and/or Experience
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)certification required
Washington State Radiologic Technologist license required
Minimum of 1 year experience as Radiologic Technologist, preferable in all phases of diagnostic imaging
Technologists certified in mammography must meet all required FDA Mammography Quality Standards Act and State stipulations to perform mammography at this facility
Technologists performing unsupervised and on-call CT coverage must be familiar with 3 dimensional anatomy and have hands-on experience with CT scanner. CT certification by ARRT is preferred
Current BLS preferred
Current ARRT (MR) certification is preferred
Per diem employees may work 0-16 hours per week.