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Radiology Tech- Hoopeston

Carle Foundation
Hoopeston

Job Description

The Radiologic Technologist performs diagnostic general radiological procedures utilizing various imaging equipment to assist in diagnosis of disease and injuries.

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Certificate Radiologic Technology or College Diploma Related Field

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Radiography License and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Radiography Registry w/in 1 year and Basic Life Support (BLS)

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Positive attitude and demonstrated willingness to assess and improve work environment. Ability to perform multiple tasks while coordinating patient flow and a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Functions:

Operates general x-ray and other imaging equipment to make radiographs of designated body portions. Positions patients for each anatomical view for optimal results.
Responsible to review radiology orders for completeness and accuracy. Reviews patient history and supporting clinical data for medical necessity. Takes steps to acquire additional information if needed from the patient, ordering provider and/or Radiologist.
Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data for accuracy, quality and completeness.
Understands and uses PACS and other digital imaging and reporting systems.
Responsible for maintaining imaging equipment and workplace environment including maintaining supply inventories and orderliness of work area. Recognizes malfunctions and service needs and reports service needs in a timely manner.
Assists in instruction of new staff as necessary.
Meets productivity levels as established by department benchmarking. Assists other areas during downtimes so to maintain productivity.
Transfers outside images into PACS using GEIW and Thin Air Client. Utilizes Virtual Radiologist groups (ARIS, VRAD, etc.) as needed or guided by Radiologist and/or normal procedure.
Operates general x-ray and other imaging equipment to make radiographs of designated body portions. Positions patients for each anatomical view for optimal results.
Responsible to review radiology orders for completeness and accuracy. Reviews patient history and supporting clinical data for medical necessity. Takes steps to acquire additional information if needed from the patient, ordering provider and/or Radiologist.
Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data for accuracy, quality and completeness.
Understands and uses PACS and other digital imaging and reporting systems.
Responsible for maintaining imaging equipment and workplace environment including maintaining supply inventories and orderliness of work area. Recognizes malfunctions and service needs and reports service needs in a timely manner.
Meets productivity levels as established by department benchmarking. Assists other areas during downtimes so to maintain productivity.
Transfers outside images into PACS using GEIW and Thin Air Client. Utilizes Virtual Radiologist groups (ARIS, VRAD, etc.) as needed or guided by Radiologist and/or normal procedure.

Employment Type

PRN - As Needed

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