Radiologic Technologist

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
ID
2021-1072
Category
Radiologic Technologist
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Radiologic Technologist provides patient care and technical skill in the operation of diagnostic radiographic equipment for diagnostic and evaluation purposes.

Responsibilities

 Prepares patient for radiographic procedures by accurately assessing patient’s needs and providing patient education and proper positioning according to department procedure manual.
 Practices safety measures in radiography including protecting patients from excessive radiation during examinations.
 Documents pregnancy status.
 Confirms patient identification by two patient identifiers.
 Checks for proper orders, lab results, signed informed consents and patient preps for all radiology procedures.
 Administers contrast media i.e., orally, IV, rectally under supervision of a provider.
 Documents type of IV contrast media, amount, date and time of administration.
 Performs CT procedures as required by department workflow.
 Performs surgical and portable examinations as assigned.
 Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination.
 Processes radiographic images and examines for quality. Documents repeat images in accordance with QA program.
 Prepares patients’ images for interpretation by the radiologist.
 Keeps all records necessary for the quality assurance program of the department.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Qualifications

 Graduate of an accredited radiologic technology and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or be registry eligible.
 Must hold a current Permit to Practice issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health.
 Required to be current in BLS (Basic Life Support) by the standards of the American Heart Association.
 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time of hire or attend within 6 months of start date.
 Must adhere to all training requirements as mandated by Federal, State, and Professional licensure and regulatory standards.

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