Radiology Technologist (PT) - Centralia
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Centralia, IL 62801
Under general supervision, operates and adjust diagnostic equipment to make radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Principal Duties, Responsibilities and/or Essential Functions
Accurately operating diagnostic equipment properly an adjusting exposures factors for optimum results.
Accurately positioning or adjusting immobilization devices to prevent patient movement during exposure in order to achieve optimum technical results and performing job duties in a timely and efficient manner.
Accurately operates CR and PACS systems for optimum results.
Participates in departmental performance improvement by: assisting in identifying opportunities for improvement/change, assisting in data collection/analysis, assisting in making and implementing recommendations for improvements/change, participating with the shared governance team, participating in focus groups/performance improvement teams as needed.
Accurately and efficiently performs special procedures, ER trauma, portable and surgical radiographic procedures.
Consistently enters into PACS patient’s history, including pregnancy and obtains signatures on permits prior to procedures.
Accurately preparing and administrating contrast to assure organs are demonstrated clearly on radiograph and completing contrast media questionnaire prior to the administration of contrast.
Accurately entering orders/ charges, exam data entry and revising requisitions into Clinstar and PACS.
Protects patients, visitors and employees by: keeping information confidential, following infection control guidelines for hand washing, cleaning and others as they apply to therapy and participating in proper operation, maintenance and repair of equipment
Routinely educates patients and families based on assessed needs, and keeps them informed as the process continues.