Radiology Technician/Technologist (1 day per week)

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Job Title: Radiology Technician/Technologist (1 day per week)

Bethesda, MD

 

General Purpose:     

Under  general supervision,  performs  prescribed  radiologic,  ultrasound,  and/or  CT  procedures  requiring  specialized knowledge  and  skills  in  support  of  the  provision  of  diagnostic  and/or  therapeutic  services  to  a  specified  patient population. May prepare and administer various chemical mixtures as appropriate to the nature of the procedures being carried out. May work in a research or clinical environment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares facilities in accordance with procedural requirements; calibrates equipment, and prepares medicine and materials as required; cleans and disinfects equipment in accordance with sterile procedures and standards.
  • Prepares patient for radiographic, ultrasound, or CT Scan procedures as appropriate to requirements; explains procedures to patients and positions patients as appropriate to prescribed procedure; assists patients at end of procedure.
  • Determines appropriate methodology and techniques to use in administering procedures; calibrates and adjusts equipment as appropriate; arranges immobilization and/or support devices for proper patient positioning; adjusts shields; selects appropriate film or film printing device.
  • Follows  prescribed  procedure  in  the  administration  of  radiography,  ultrasound,  or  CT  scans;  determines appropriate  calibrations  and/or  techniques,  arranges  immobilization  and/or support  devices,  and  selects appropriate film or film printing device.
  • Develops or prints film as appropriate, in accordance with proper photographic techniques.
  • Maintains  stock  supplies  and  assists  administrators  in  determining  quantities  for  purchase;  performs  general office duties such as delivering and retrieving film, recording procedure codes for billing purposes, typing forms, and scheduling patients.
  • May  take  mobile  unit  to  patient's  room  or  emergency  room  to  perform  procedures,  as  appropriate  to  the operational context of the specific position.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

 

Minimum Requirements:    

  • Education:   High  School  diploma  or  GED.   Graduate  of  accredited  school  and  registered with  the  American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT).
  • Licensing:  Maintains a state license as a general radiographer.
  • Training and experience: Unless otherwise indicated, one year of current experience within the last three years in a comparable job classification required.
  • Maintenance  of  current  Cardio  Pulmonary  Resuscitation  (CPR)  for  HealthCare  Workers  or Basic  Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification for HealthCare workers.
  • Educated on and compliant with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict confidentiality of client information.
  • Complies with Infection Control, Standard Precautions and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.
  • Able to wear personal protective equipment (e.g., face mask, goggles, latex/non-latex gloves) as needed.
  • Ability to work effectively within role independently and with other team members.
  • Ability to organize and complete work in a timely manner.
  • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
  • Ability to understand medical/surgical terminology.
  • Health Requirements - In good health and able to work without restrictions as evidenced by Health Statement.
  • Compliance  with  pre-assignment  and  medical  requirements including:  current TB screen, or Chest X-ray and questionnaire if proof of positive TB screen;
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella immunizations or  titers  indicating  immunity;  Hepatitis  B 
  • Information  or  Waiver;  and  any  additional  state  or  facility medical requirements.
  • Physical  Demands-Stooping,  turning,  bending,  squatting,  kneeling  and  the  ability  to  lift  up to  50  pounds; constant/repetitive  standing;  requires  normal,  correctable  vision  and  hearing, and  the  ability  to  accurately discern color as necessary to perform job functions.

 

Level One Personnel is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

 

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