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Radiologic Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH15902

Job Title: 24hrs - Radiologic Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging

Department: Diagnostic Radiology - 1013016

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Registration through the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists as well as two years formal training in an accredited School of Radiologic Technology required.

Current and valid license from the Department of Health to practice in the State of Rhode Island.

Ability to operate all types of x-ray and related equipment, push portable equipment, transfer and position patients.

Conceptual ability to determine means of providing requested radiographs of acceptable diagnostic quality based on specifics of each case.

Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients who may be under physical and/or emotional stress.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Between one and three months orientation and on-the-job training in order to become familiar with job responsibilities.

Under the general supervision of the Lead Technologist and following established procedures, performs a variety of technical radiologic procedures using standard, portable, and/or specialized x-ray equipment to apply prescribed ionizing radiation in order to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients’ illness and injuries. Performs related tasks such as assisting patients in positioning for correct anatomical exposure, maintaining order and cleanliness of work area and performing routine clerical tasks.