Under the direct supervision of the physicians, performs radiographic procedures to assist in a diagnosis of disease and injuries. The Radiologic Technologist works effectively with patients and patients’ families and maintains a cooperative relationship with interdepartmental personnel.
- Performs radiographic procedures as prescribe and ordered by the physician.
- Determines proper technique through the selection of voltage, current, and exposure time.
- Positions patients for the proper view of the affected area.
- Instructs patients as to the proper physiological requirements for the procedure.
- Maintains technique charts in rooms in compliance with the state law.
- Operates radiographic equipment for performance of procedures.
- Provides preventive maintenance to equipment and monitors its operation.
- Communicates with clinical staff to verify patient’s schedules, medications and special requirements of restrictions.
- Completes X-ray orders and keys charges for the purpose of billing insurance carriers.
- Discusses the radiologic examination results with the departmental supervisor or professional personnel.
- Ensures that any required consent forms are signed prior to the examination.
- Actively participates in the quality -assurance monitoring and recording efforts of the department.
- Perform general radiographic procedures and Bone density exams
- Order supplies for the department
- Maintain the PAC system, monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance
- Inputs charges for the purpose of billing insurance carriers
Education and Experience:
- High School graduate or equivalent.
- Completion of the training program in radiologic technology from an approved school.
- Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).
- CPR Certified
- Bone Density experience preferred but not required