Radiology Technologist PRN
Weekend and Holiday rotations
According to the guidelines of Radiology Diagnostic Protocol and under the direction of a Radiologist/Physician and Supervisor, Diagnostics, performs radiographic procedures as ordered by physician and processes images for use in patient diagnosis and treatment.
- Verifies accuracy of procedure on x-ray requisition with physician written order. Makes necessary revisions before performing the procedure.
- Makes identification of patient according to hospital policy before performing the procedure.
- Obtains procedure-related patient history from patient, physician, and/or patient chart and documents in procedure exam data comments for interpretation correlation. Provides pertinent diagnostic test results in the same manner.
- Completes Radiology Contrast Screening form before intravascular contrast injection; follows Radiology protocol as to patient care and contrast injection procedure.
- Prepares oral contrast for the procedure according to protocol.
- Communicates with patients, family, and visitors in a positive professional, and helpful manner at all times.
- Clearly explains radiographic procedure process to patient before procedure begins and provides follow-up information as to receiving results of findings for every patient.
- Instructs and safety assist patients in assuming physical position necessary according to procedure protocol and/or direction of a physician.
- Maintains constant observation of patient condition during the procedure. Demonstrates safety and caring toward patients at all times. In case of an adverse incident, provides follow-up documentation according to department and hospital protocol.
- Provides radiologist or physician with patient clinical history and procedure-related information.
- Responds to the medical team in a helpful manner regarding questions related to equipment operation, procedure performance, or technical skills.
MINIMAL ACCEPTABLE JOB QUALIFICATIONS
- Current licensure with registration (or eligible for completion within year of employment) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
- Current Indiana State Board of Health General Certificate for Radiographers.
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required within three months of employment.
- 1-2 yrs. of experience in General Imaging preferred
- Graduate of an accredited school of Radiography
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