Summary:
Radiology Techs perform x-rays for diagnostic purposes for both illness and injury. They are responsible for accurately positioning patients and ensuring that a quality diagnostic image is produced while following established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety.

Duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare examination room, equipment, and instruments per patient needs

  • Identify correct patient and verify the order, explain procedure to the patient

  • Position patient correctly for radiological procedures

  • Operate x-ray machine according to established procedures to ensure patient safety and comfort, shield patient from radiation as needed

  • Constant adherence to radiation safety according to ALARA standards

  • Develop, process, and select radiological film

  • Review and evaluate images to determine quality and if they need to be redone

  • Answer patient questions as they relate to the procedure

  • Operate within radiologic standards of care

  • Document patient care records in accordance with outlined policies and procedures

  • Reviews each examination for technical accuracy, presents completed examination to radiologist, and communicates pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient following the procedure.

  • Assumes responsibility for assigned area; controls inventory of supplies for assigned area and cleans and disinfects exam rooms and equipment as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-2 years recent relative work experience as a Radiology Tech (not including clinical rotations)

  • Current ARRT certification

  • State License (if required per state)

  • Current BLSĀ 

  • Current TB Screen

  • Valid Photo Identification/Driver's License

  • Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process

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