Radiologic Technician PRN

  • Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • Jul 14, 2021

Job Description

Radiology Technician works with Orthopedic Surgeons to diagnose and treat patients using diagnostic imaging examinations. The Radiology Technician will prepare patients and equipment for radiology procedures, performs the tests, and maintains the equipment. EDUCATION: High school diploma required; Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Radiology or Radiologic Technology Ability to read, write, and speak intelligible English; Preferred but not required: CPR (lifesaver) certified REQUIREMENTS: Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills. Good analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to operate and understand radiologic technology and equipment. Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time. Preferred but not required: CPR (lifesaver) certified Must be adaptable to change. EXPERIENCE: Experience in providing direct patient care. Physician office setting desirable Computer literacy Previous experience working in certain specialty areas may be desirable JOB DUTIES: Review patients’ chart for imaging procedure. Key commands and data into computer to document. Prepare and educate patients about the imaging procedure Position patients and equipment to capture the correct area and produce clear images Monitor patients and ensure their safety during imaging procedures. Calibrate the equipment to ensure clear, usable images are taken of the correct area, as specified by the doctor. Ensure proper sterilization, maintaining radiographic equipment and reporting any equipment failures. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current radiology practices.   Must be able to stand for long periods of time and some lifting required. Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.

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