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Flagler Hospital

Radiologic Tech - PRN working varied shifts
Job#: 178206
Positions: 2
Posted: 03/05/2013
Job Type: PRN
Location: St. Augustine, FL
Department: Radiology
Category: Clinical
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: No Benefits
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Job Description

Job Description:                                 RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

 

Department:                                         Radiology

 

Responsible To:                                   Director of Radiology/Imaging Services

 

Education/Training:                            High School Graduate or equivalent; completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an AMA approved school for degree, or diploma by which the graduate would qualify as a Registered Radiologic Technologist..  BLS required.

 

Experience:                                           1 year experience preferred

 

License:                                                 Licensed in State of Florida as Radiologic Technologist.

 

Physical Requirements:                      Ability to see, hear and communicate well with patients; standing for extended periods of time; good physical condition to permit lifting, pushing, pulling patients and equipment for entire shift.

 

Environmental Conditions:               Works indoors (100% of time); possible exposure to radiation.

 

Occupational Exposure:                    Category I= Job involves tasks or procedures that have exposure to blood and potentially infectious materials during the performance of duties.

 

Skills/Requirements

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:            

  1. Accurately performs radiological exams to department standards including technique, positioning, protocols and administration of contrast material.  Prepares consent forms and other demographic data for patients receiving treatment.
  2. Assures quality of images presented to radiologist for interpretation and consults with doctor to obtain optimum quality.  Assures safety of patient including pregnancy identification and shielding documentation; reviews safety questionnaire prior to scanning patient.
  3. Listens to patients, family, or other care givers concerns and responds to questions with empathy. Explains procedure to patient after first introducing self and gives post procedure instructions.
  4. Keeps an organized and clean work area and reports needed repairs to appropriate entity scheduling repairs and PM’s to minimize down time and hospital expense.
  5. Transports patients to and from treatment area assisting them both on and off the table and while positioning properly for studies.  Always uses proper lifting techniques as demonstrated in annual body mechanics in-service.
  6. Demonstrates ability to perform other radiographic/CT procedures as necessary. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on the physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric). Demonstrates knowledge of use for all diagnostic imaging equipment (both static and portable) as well as the hospital information system.
  7. Coordinates the selection and use of supplies, minor equipment, X-Rays, reports, and files between departmental units as needed.  Coordinates schedules of equipment and personnel and maintains an efficient workflow.
  8. Works with departmental and hospital wide QA/QI program.
  9. Coordinates both in and out patient studies and assures that procedures are billed properly.
  10. Prepares contrast material, verifies physician order, and injects patients for I.V. procedures using proper sterile technique. Uses table pads, sheets, side rails/locks, to assure patient comfort and safety. Accurately utilizes initial side markers.
  11. Assists with clinical supervision of x-ray students as assigned. Trains new hires or existing staff as assigned.
  12. Performs other job related duties as assigned by the Director or designee (Supervisor)

 

The above statements reflect the responsibilities considered essential to the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements inherent in the job.

  

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