The Radiologic Technologist provides patient care and technical skill in the operation of
diagnostic radiographic equipment for diagnostic and evaluation purposes.
Prepares patient for radiographic procedures by accurately assessing patient’s needs
and providing patient education and proper positioning according to department
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.
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
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.