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Radiology Diagnostic Tech
KANKAKEE IL 60901
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89821973

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Riverside HealthCare

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Radiology Diagnostic Tech
Overview



The Radiology Diagnostic Tech provides health care services applying ionizing radiation to assist in diagnosis or treatment of disease. Performs diagnostic radiology procedures utilizing related techniques to produce images and radiographs for the interpretation by a Radiologist. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complimentary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Adjusts daily operation to meet the needs of a changing work environment.




Responsibilities



PART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

Available and takes call

Assists Radiologist and licensed practitioner with the set up and performance of fluoroscopic procedures.

Assumes responsibility for provision of physical and psychological needs of patients during procedures.

Cleans and stocks rooms, blanket warmers

Completes exams, including docuemntation in MRM, PACS

Documents a thorough patients clinical history in appropriate location

Enters orders into MRM, uses correct account number

Evaluates images and data for technical quality, manipulates display parameters prior to submission to radiologist

Explain tests to patients

Immobilizes patient as required for appropriate examination.

Maintains archival storage of digitized images as appropriate. Makes CD's & film copies as needed.

Performs high quality diagnostic radiographic procedures.

Positions patients and equipment to best demonstrate the anatomic area of interest.

Reduces patient wait times

Reports immediately equipments malfunctions to appropriate areas

Selects and operates radiographic equipment, imaging and/or associated accessories. Determines radiographic technique exposure factors.

Stocking

Uses collimation as appropirate and applies principles of radiation safety to minimize risk to patient, others and self

Uses markers on images when appropriate

Uses two patient identifiers, verifies orders

Uses universal precautions hand washing

Works well with students and provides practical instructions




Qualifications



Experience/Education Requirements:Experienced in medical imaging technology demonstrating competency to successfully complete diagnostic radiology procedures and maintain additional education in radiographic anatomy, preferred.

License or Certification Requirements:Graduate of AMA and accredited program in medical imaging and registry eligible.IEMA required in Radiologic Technology (RT) within 6 months of hireARRT (RT) preferred




FTE0.2


Job ID2018-17049


# of Openings1


CategoryC.N.A./Other Clinical Tech


TypeRegular Part-Time


ShiftVaries

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