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Radiology Technologist (PRN) - Centralia

at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Takes x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provides support for the imaging department. This position performs plain films, fluoro, portables, and OR exams and/or plain films and Bone Density (BD registry required).

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Explains procedures to patient to ensure understanding. Provides appropriate educational material.
  • Transports patients to and from clinical areas and verifies patient identity according to policies and procedures.¬†Prepares patient for radiology exam by positioning the patient for the procedure.
  • Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.
  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
  • Maintains¬†a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms and any other areas in department.
  • May perform limited CT procedures in emergent situations when CT Technologist is not on site.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Job Posting: 10739194

Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Updated On: Sep 21, 2023

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