Performs all radiographic procedures with a sound understanding of anatomy, physiology, positioning and the mechanisms used so that independent selections and modification of technical factors may produce optimal results of each radiograph.
Is responsible for all radiographic procedures and knows the latest methods to be employed.
Has knowledge of all equipment used, knows its capacities and limitations and is proficient in its usage.
Able to operate CT scan equipment and must be able to accurately interpret a physician’s scanning instructions, administer contrast materials, prepare and operate the CT scan equipment, and position the patient to capture the appropriate images.
Is capable of improvising or modifying methods quickly if an unusual situation arises.
Is able to maintain self control and perform well under stressful conditions.
Is capable of assisting the Radiologist and the Staff Physicians in the performance of surgical and nursing procedures which are done in the radiology department.
Possess a working knowledge of CPR training.
Reports all incidents or occurrences to the Chief Technologist.
Keeps current on the personnel policies, procedure manuals, policy manuals and other manuals pertinent to the Radiology Department and will follow protocols as written. (Radiology, Fire, Disaster, MSDS, Compliance, HIPAA, etc.)
Positions patient on the examining table and adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of the body requested by the physician.
Explains procedures to the patient in order to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
Moves x-ray equipment in the emergency room or at patient’s bedside.
Understands and abides by all hospital and department safety procedures and practices universal precautions; knows location and use of the MSDS material and location and use of emergency equipment.
Attends in-service programs, lectures, and workshops as assigned or as necessary.
Promotes good working relationship with other departments, co-workers, residents, families, and physicians. Is supportive of the facility in the community. Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion in discussing hospital matters.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current Driver’s License. CPR certification. Certified by State of California (CRT). Venipuncture Certification.
Contact Chanda Pedotti, HR at 530-279-6111, ext. 1231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org