|Description:||Radiology Technologists referred to as (RT) are responsible for performing radiographic procedures and producing diagnostic quality images at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Technologists will perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in applying prescribed ionizing radiation for radiographic diagnosis and assumes responsibility for designated area or procedures as required or limited by licensure.|
Supervision Received: Directly supervised by the Director of Radiology.
Pay: Dependent on Experience.
Sign on bonus with acceptance of a full-time position.
1. Perform radiologic exams as requested by providers to aid in the diagnosis of patient conditions.
2. Complete a medically acceptable exam in a minimum amount of time while producing the maximum amount of information.
3. Operate appropriate radiographic equipment safely and proficiently.
4. Utilize appropriate technical factors to obtain quality images while delivering the lowest possible radiation dose to the patient and assistants.
5. Display capability to modify positioning and technique in order to provide the radiologist/provider with special images per their request.
6. Properly identify patients and exam being performed.
7. Effectively communicate preparation instructions to a variety of audiences (patients, providers and other medical staff)
8. Screen female patients of child bearing age for pregnancy, and report all pregnancies to ordering provider before performing examination
9. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of all required paperwork, including all requisitions, consent forms, logs, schedules, patient charts, PACS image archival, time sheet, forms, etc.
10. Properly mark all images with correct identifiers including patient name, birthday, MRN and any other patient identifier as used by the district. Properly mark all films with correct positional and orientation markers; e.g. (R) and (L) markers
11. Maintain complete confidentiality
12. Demonstrate proper body mechanics when moving/ lifting patients and supplies to ensure employee and patient safety
13. Understand that their position does not allow them to offer an opinion to the patient or a family member regarding a radiological study. However, occasional discussion with the health team regarding a professional opinion is permitted.
14. Provide a copy of current licensure to the Director of Radiology and to Human Resources.
15. Obtain continuing education credits required to uphold licensure and maintain certification in CPR.
1. Education / Licensure
a. (RT) graduate from an AMA approved Radiologic program / school
b. (RT) Licensed with ARRT
c. (RT) Licensed with the State of Wyoming without restrictions
d. (RT) Current CPR certification
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of county, state and national policies and procedures to ensure safety of self and others.
2. Knowledge to operate appropriate radiography equipment proficiently and safely.
3. Knowledge to consistently and properly identify patients and ensure correct exam is being performed.
4. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.
5. Knowledge of current facility wide policies, infection control policies, ARRT standards and ethics and all department specific policies/procedures.
6. Skill to perform the appropriate test with minimum exposure to the patient.
7. Skill to complete appropriate documentation.
8. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional Radiologic Technology to provide excellent patient care.
9. Ability to follow instructions.
10. Ability to work as a member of the "health care team."
11. Ability to work independently and maintain personal and patient safety standards.
12. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
13. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
14. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
1. Subject to varying situations including ability to understand and respond appropriately, effectively and sensitively to special population groups, including those defined by race, ethnicity, language, age, sex, sexual orientation, economic standing, etc.
2. Frequent contact with a variety of people including prisoners and people with mental, emotional and physical disabilities.
3. Medical office, exam room, laboratory, radiology, emergency room and professional practice settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to rural clinic environments.
4. May require travel between District sites.
Varied activities including moving, reaching, bending, and lifting. Requires full range of body motion including handling, moving, positioning and transporting patients. Also requires manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and moving for extensive periods of time. Occasionally moves items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. This position frequently requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Year-round highway travel between clinics and other facilities throughout the district is required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and working conditions for the persons so classified. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.
How to Apply:
All interested parties should contact Kayla Bowers, Director of Radiology, at (307) 367-0045 or email@example.com.
Please include an application and resume.
|Company:||Sublette County Hospital District|
|Close Date:||Open Until Filled|
|Contact:||Kayla Bowers, Director of Radiology|
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