|Position: Radiological Technologist-PRN|
|Job Id: 166|
|# of Openings: 1|
General Schedule: PRN between the hours of 8am-5pm
Hourly Rate: $17.00 hr - $21.00 hr
Operates radiology equipment to produce x-rays of body for diagnostic purposes as directed by referring Physicians and Healthcare Providers by performing the following duties in an office setting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Explains procedures to the patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
Demonstrate patient safety by assessing pregnancy for all female patients of child bearing age, providing lead apron to patient.
Position the patient on examining table and adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by Physician.
Moves equipment into specified position and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors such as time and distance.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize exposure to patient and staff.
Demonstrates safe and proper operation of radiology equipment.
Submits copies of all preliminary and final reports of x-ray images which are "suspicious" and/or "highly suggestive of malignancy" to the ordering physician and call their office.
Responsible for cleaning of x-ray equipment by proper procedure stated in policies and procedures.
Obtain release of information procedure for the permanent transfer of x-ray data.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, EDUCATION Must keep current license to perform radiographic procedures in the state of KY, certificate from either one of the following boards: The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), The American Registry of Clinical Radiography Technologists (ARCRT)
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