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Radiologic Technologist

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Gladwin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:



Summary The Radiographer, under the supervision of the Radiology Supervisor, performs diagnostic x-ray examinations taking into consideration all specific age groups as well as known disease and prepares necessary supplies accordingly. The Radiographer performs front desk duties; x-ray aide duties; performs darkroom duties; is responsible for the observation of radiation safety practices; performs miscellaneous related duties; performs other duties as assigned.






ESSENTIAL DUTIES





  • Performs Diagnostic x-ray examinations as ordered by the physician according to routine view outlined in the policy/procedure manual to aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of patients varying in age: infants, children, adults and geriatric.

  • Performs high quality radiographic examinations and other related procedures, with accurate positioning, proper technique with maximum detail. Provides proper radiation protection for patients, self and others by use of collimation on all films, utilization of lead aprons and shielding of all patients as appropriate and operates under the standard set and approved by the Department of Public Health and American College of Radiology.

  • Performs excellent patient care procedures and techniques to comply with departmental standards.





    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES





    • Is responsible for the observance of radiation safety practices.

    • Performs duties of an x-ray aide and clerk as needed.

    • Works collaboratively with other health team members and enhances working relationships.

    • Demonstrates a positive, courteous, and helpful attitude to others. Maintains a professional appearance, adheres to the dress code, and wears the appropriate ID badge.

    • Consistently strives to exceed the customer's expectations and promotes patient satisfaction.

    • Is familiar with and participates in performance improvement activities.

    • Regularly attends department meetings and in-services. If unable to attend the meeting, keeps abreast of the changes through review of minutes, posttests, or other mechanisms of validation.

    • Participates in competency offerings and successfully meets competency requirements.

    • Performs computer tomography studies following protocol.

    • Is able to differentiate between normal and abnormal anatomy and will tailor exams in accordance with patient history obtained, protocol, and radiologist instructions.

    • Administers IV and oral contrast as required for procedures according to protocols. Follows department protocol and institution guidelines for delivery of IV contrast material. Monitors patient physical and mental condition throughout the entire procedure. Records all patient data.

    • Performs daily QC of bone density unit, obtains and documents patient history pertaining to medications and bone history, and Knowledgeable of detailed anatomy and abnormalities of the forearm, lumbar vertebrae and femur.








      EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS



      Prior CT experience.



      Mandatory tuberculosis (TB) testing must be done annually.



      Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must also be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.







      CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE





      • ARRT - Reg Radiologic Technologist Required





        Equivalent Experience - 11/1/2020 Must be ARRT credentialed (ARRT) (R) with in one year of hire or transfer date.





        • ASRT M - Amer Society of Rad Tech Mammography

        • BLS - Basic Life Support Required Equivalent Experience - Within 1 month of hire or transfer





          REQUIRED EDUCATION



          Education: Associates Degree Comments: Degree in Health care Related Field. Successful completion of an AART approved program in Radiologic Technology. Prior CT experience

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Flint , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Gladwin, Michigan

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