ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Exhibits working knowledge of all CT equipment, policies and procedures
2. Explains the procedure and post examination care to the patient and family members using AIDET principles.
3. Uses two methods to identify patients: i.e. name and dob
4. Provides radiation protection for patients, family, and employees and uses ALARA.
5. Reviews the physician’s orders before proceeding with the exam.
6. Routinely questions the patient to obtain a through patient history.
7. Initiates and cares for intravenous access in all patients.
8. Administers contrast medium as directed by the Radiologist
9. Performs post processing on required procedures.
10. Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition.
11. Performs all procedures in an efficient and timely manner without compromising quality or our mission statement.
12. Coordinates the CT Schedule with other modalities to minimize patient delays.
13. Ensures that correct patient data matches the processed images.
14. Maintains an orderly, clean, and adequately stocked room and / or work area.
15. Performs standard quality control as mandated
16. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to all patient types.
17. Must be able to assess the patient’s status, communicate effectively, and provide care for each age group.
18. Abides by all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization’s mission and vision.
19. Uses Personal Protective Equipment when appropriate.
20. Adheres to infection control practices.
21. Uses good body mechanics when moving patients.
22. Routinely wears film badge to monitor Radiation exposure.
23. Completes Annual Mandates for Radiation safety
24. Assists in other areas of the department as work load permits.
25. Demonstrates accountability for responsibility managing resources by completing work on time and using supplies as appropriate.
Integrity – Steadfast character. Knowing and doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons. Doing Good Always!
Self-Mastery– Always learning and growing through principles of purpose, vision and commitment in understanding and improving yourself by always being in the learning mode.
Effective and Efficient– Motivated and accomplishes desired results.
Delightful- Leading with Heart. Taking the extra step to delight our stakeholders through keeping our commitments.
1. High school graduate or equivalent
2. Licensed by the State of Louisiana in diagnostic radiology.
3. Advance registry in CT preferred.
4. Required: registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Tech (ARRT) in Radiography.
5. Certified in CPR within 30 days of employment and recertified prior to expiration.
6. One year of experience as a radiologic technologist preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
- Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis
- May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients
Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Hospital/Clinic and the employee. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the Hospital/Clinic and requirements of the job change.
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