|Position||Radiologic Technologist (PRN)|
|Location||Monroe County Hospital - Georgia|
- Performs diagnostic radiographic exams.
- Evaluates radiographs for technical quality.
- Applies principles of radiation protection and calculates exposure factors.
- Exercises professional judgment in the performance of procedures.
- Provides patient care essential to radiographic procedures.
- Assumes care for physical and psychological needs of patient during examinations and procedures.
- Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
- Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contract media, administering first aide, and using the emergency supplies.
- Practices aseptic technique as needed.
- Administers contrast media, utilizing policies and procedures as set for by department director.
- Assists physician with imaging procedures.
- Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
- Recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate action and initiates life support measures.
- Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
- Maintains patient film and records as required by policies and procedures.
- Maintains competency in radiologic technology.
- Maintains professional relationships with members of medical staff, hospital staff, and patients.
Required Education and Experience:
- Associate’s degree from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology and registered with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
- Current, valid AHA Healthcare Provider training (BCLS).
- Demonstrated ability to perform radiographic procedures in accordance with the policies and protocols in effect (assessed within 90 days of hire).
- Familiarity with the technology related to practice in the assigned functional sections.