Registered Radiology Technologist

Location
Titusville, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Jan 14, 2024
Closes
Mar 14, 2024
Ref
2227640#OJ-ParrishMedicalCenter.2
Industry
Healthcare
Category
Healthcare
Workplace
In-Office
Department:
PMG Diagnostic Imaging

Schedule/Status:
8am - 5pm; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:
40

Location:
Port Canaveral

General Description:
Under the direct supervision of a radiology technological supervisor, performs radiographic procedures for diagnostic interpretation in the x-ray department, operating room and emergency room. May administer contrast media only. This administration will only be permitted after receiving certification from the department registered nurse.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides all aspects of Diagnostic Radiology care based on established standards. DEMONSTRATES COMPETENCY in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served evidenced by: The ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; a knowledge of growth and development; and understanding of how to compensate technical factors to provide an optimal clinical image for interpretation.
  • Administers contrast agents when appropriate using department established criteria and guidelines for the correct agent, computer entry for charge capture and recognition of adverse patient reactions. Completes all necessary documentation related to contrast media use.
  • Selects proper technical factors, positioning and equipment to optimally demonstrate patient anatomy and corresponding pathology. Uses department protocol for positions selected. Demonstrates good judgment of acceptable completed exam quality in the absence of a supervisor.
  • Ensures patient and personal radiation protection by ascertaining pregnancy status when indicated, using gonadal shielding when appropriate and practicing ALARA principles (time, distance, shielding) of dose reduction
  • Completes timely and accurate computer entry duties including exam status change, billing additions or corrections, patient tracking time entries and other defined responsibilities that may vary from technologist to technologist
  • Uses patient immobilization devices to prevent patient motion and provide for patient safety, transports patients when needed.
  • Communicates patient needs and/or pertinent assessment information to the radiologist (or other healthcare providers) as it pertains to the exam.
  • Participates in the exam progression process by logging in/out of PACS, manipulate images, edit/verify studies to include clinical information and resolve QA issues. Uses time productively by seeking department activities to assist with when x-ray needs are decreased.
  • Cleans and stocks x-ray rooms as assigned. Cleans x-ray equipment and follows infection control guidelines for waste disposal. Reads posted department communications, attends staff meetings, attends weekly huddle and participates in hospital game plan.
  • Participates in Quality Control, Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement Activities

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Associate's Degree, ADN or other Two Year College equivalent required.

Work Experience:
  • 0 to < 1 year

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Florida State DOH Licensed ARRT Registered RT(R)
  • BCLS through the American Heart Association


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