Radiology Tech PD

Summary:
Performs routine diagnostic radiology procedures to include outpatient emergency department intraoperative portable C-arm inpatient and fluoroscopic exams. Provides routine radiology services to patients of all ages including neonates children adolescents adults and geriatric patients.

 

Responsibilities:
Demonstrates understanding of Hospital�s Mission Vision and Values.

Demonstrates understanding of job description performance expectations and competency assessment plan.

Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer Service Standards.

Completes mandatory education

- Hospital-wide

- Department-specific

- Job-specific

Complies with department policies procedures and protocols

- reviews policies and procedures

- reviews Employee Handbook

- reviews protocols for charges

Maintains current CPR certification.

Participates in department and interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

Provides safe environment for patients employees and visitors:

- Utilizes lead shielding protective devices and radiation monitoring devices (badges) as appropriate.

- Utilizes radiation exposure coning devices as appropriate.

- Practices aseptic techniques and infection control procedures.

- Practices radiation safety at all times.

- Demonstrates ability to transport patients safely and efficiently as needed.

- Utilizes lead markers at all times.

- Conducts visual checks of equipment prior to each use to ensure safe condition

Performs arthrograms and myelograms.

Performs C arm procedures and x-rays in the OR.

Prepares room and assists radiologists for fistulagrams and cystograms.

Performs GI�s SBFT�s and IVP�s.

- Adult GI SBFT IVP

- Child GI SBFT IVP

Prepares contrast and barium materials:

- contrast/barium administration for adults

- contrast/barium administration for children.

- contrast/barium administration for infants.

Provides technical assistance to radiologists and OB/GYN�s for hysterosalpingograms.

Demonstrates ability to load unload and process films through processor.

Demonstrates ability to perform processor QC as necessary.

Processes images through the CR Unit and demonstrates ability to utilize the workstation.

Demonstrates competency in using the digital PAC system in retrieving and merging images

Operates C-Arms and various portable x-ray units.

Introduces self to patient confirms patient�s name and exam to be done.

Explains procedure to the patient:

- explains exam to adult

- explains exam to adolescent

- explains exam to child

Sets appropriate technique factors for properly exposed radiographs for all age groups-adult children & infants.

Utilizes immobilization or securing devices

- pigostat for infant

- papoose board for child

- bed rails/other devices for adults

Monitors patient�s condition during examinations.

Stocks and cleans work area.

Performs all office functions to include RIS/SMS order entries and scheduling.

QA�s and verifies patients in the RIS.

Moves film appropriately within the RIS system.

 

Other information:
Qualifications:

High school graduation or equivalent and satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training of two years duration.



Ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).



Holds a valid State of Rhode Island Radiograher License.



Current CPR certification.



Must be able to stand/ squat1-3 hours and walk 3-7 hours frequent twisting and moderate bending and lift over 50 lbs with good body mechanics.



Must be able to use both hands/wrists and perform frequent fine motor skills with moderate repetitions.



Requires accurate near and far vision at 20/40 accurate depth perception and discriminate between red-green and blue-violet.



Must hear whisper at eight feet

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Newport Hospital USA:RI:Newport

 

Work Type: Per Diem

 

Shift: 4

 

Union: Non-Union