Under the direction of the Regional Manager, performs all duties associated with acquisition, processing, submission for interpretation and archiving of X-Ray images. Responsible for the care of patient while in the X-Ray area.
Reviews imaging requests for appropriateness based on clinical information provided. All questionable orders are communicated to the radiologist for final approval.
Positions patient and selects appropriate options to demonstrate cross-sectional anatomy of interest based on accepted X-Ray principles and the referring physician’s request.
Judges diagnostic quality of finished medical images prior to submission to radiologist for interpretation.
Performs clerical responsibilities associated with acquisition, processing and archiving of patient records.
Offers detailed explanation of diagnostic procedures to patients and answers questions as appropriate.
Observes patient while in the X-Ray area for change in status and makes appropriate intervention or contacts primary care givers for instruction.
Identifies and corrects problems as appropriate, with all critical occurrences reported to the next level of authority.
Operates and maintains equipment on a daily basis, maintaining logbooks with equipment performance data; schedules PM, performs QA, maintains records required for and participates in inspections. Schedules all quarterly and semi-annual Physics Evaluation requirements.
Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiological Technology
1-2 years of prior experience preferred
Neat, professional appearance, pleasant speaking voice and demeanor
Able to make sound judgements and execute the appropriate actions based on the needs of patients.
Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Able to remain calm in stressful situations
Excellent customer service skills, ability to work with patients and make them feel comfortable
Must be organized and able to work independently
Attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems