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Radiologic Technologist, Orthopedic Clinic

Mocksville, NC, United States
Job ID: 120154
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085139243-Radiology - Diagnostics

Overview

JOB SUMMARY 

Performs diagnostic radiology procedures by utilizing equipment and employing techniques and procedures that are appropriate to the entire span of ages served in accordance with accepted standards of practice, and demonstrating expertise in limiting radiation exposure to patients and other members of the health care team.

Assists radiologists and other qualified staff physicians with invasive procedures, patient scheduling, clerical and image processing functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology.  
  • Minimum six months experience as a diagnostic Radiologic Technologist preferred.  One year experience with patients preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:  

  • Registered and certified with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Registry eligible and must become registered within 12 months of hire.  
  • BCLS (CPR) certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.  Participates in departmental in-service and educational offerings. Contributes to the overall quality of services.
  2. Performs or assists in performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures in accordance with the North Carolina Regulation for Protection Against Radiation. Maintains appropriate education and credentials.
  3. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work objectives.
  4. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies; recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergencies.
  5. Maintains knowledge of procedures, equipment and systems used to perform job functions. Ensures availability of supplies and readiness of equipment.
  6. Ensures accurate patient records via correct data entry, validation and archival of images.
  7. Performs and maintains competency for point of care testing as assigned, ensuring compliance with WFBH Point of Care policies and with applicable state and federal regulations (where applicable).
  8. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote improved quality of patient care.
  9. Provides emergency on-call coverage after normal working hours as required.
  10. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with Age/Development Specific Guidelines for the age groups served when participating in patient care.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other ancillary professional staff 
  • Ability to maintain daily schedules
  • Clinical skills to enable recognition and to function accordingly in relation to priorities of patient needs
  • Performs effectively with frequent workload changes and competing demands
  • Basic computer skills