CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of radiology standards; anatomy and physiology sufficient to pinpoint area of radiography; radiology equipment and testing; safety requirements to provide instructions and to recognize and correct hazardous conditions. Skill in properly positioning patients to provide quality imaging. Skill in training residents, student technologists and co-workers in equipment operation and procedures. Skill in trouble shooting equipment operation and performing simple adjustments. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, associates, and the public. Ability to apply written guidelines and standardized work practices. Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Schedules patients for radiology procedures.
Evaluates quality of radiographs, procedures, and services.
Monitors departmental performance for compliance with accreditation, legal, and other regulatory requirements.
Ensures that all radiographic and film processing equipment is properly maintained. Follows prescribed safety standards in operating equipment.
Positions the patient and the equipment to obtain best radiograph.
Checks patient’s chart for history of reaction to contrast media before administering contrast media to ensure no contraindication to procedure exists.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION OR EQUIVALENTS:
Education: High school education or GED and an associate's degree in Radiologic Technology from an accredited school. Registered or registry eligible
Experience: One to two years as a Radiologic Technologist. Medical office experience preferred
Certification or Licensure: Certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
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