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Under the direction of a radiologist, this position is responsible for providing safe and cost-effective patient care at the MemorialCare Imaging Center. The Radiologic Technician operates specialized imaging equipment including angiography, Computerized Axial Tomography, Breast Ultrasonography and Mammography equipment, at proficient levels and functions under minimal supervision. The position performs duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures applying ionizing radiation on both pediatric and adult patients.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Identifies the appropriate tests to be performed. Produces high quality radiographs in a reasonable amount of time to provide the radiologist and patient’s physician with accurate and useful medical information. Administers safe contrast media.
Evaluates and attends to patient’s physical and emotional needs before, during and after exams to ensure proper patient care and a positive examination experience.
Prepares equipment for procedures and ensures cleanliness of exam area and equipment.
Maintains accurate record-keeping and clerical duties as required for each exam to meet departmental and Joint Commission requirements. Accurately records all procedures and pertinent information to ensure accurate billing.
Utilizes RIS and related interfaces as appropriate to contribute to the integration and success of automated patient care goals.
Participates and contributes in patient flow process to ensure that patients are seen in a timely and efficient manner.
Assists with training of Radiology Technologist students and new Radiology Technologist personnel to provide quality education, instruction and orientation to the Radiology Department.
Supports physician relationships and partnerships by maintaining clear communication and timely follow-up. Provides additional information on x-ray requests to assist radiologist in dictating all necessary findings for exams.