X-Ray Technician

Title:                 Radiology Technician

Department:     Clinical Staff

Date:                1/6/2021

Reports to:       Director of Clinical Services

 

 

Summary:

 

We are seeking a radiology technician to administer patient health screenings using current technologies. As a radiology technician, you will respond to unit requests for patient imaging and communicate results to the on-duty physician. You must have strong written and oral communication skills to work with various patients and staff members.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Strive towards optimal patient outcomes

  • Operate radiation equipment to produce images for health screenings

  • Complete intake process with the patient as needed

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ensure proper sterilization and storage of instruments

  • Coordinate with radiology department personnel to schedule and complete radiographs

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of patient imaging results

  • Maintain working knowledge of current radiology practices

  • Report equipment failures in a timely manner

  • Educate patients on imaging preparations prior to procedures

  • Review patient chart and doctor’s notes prior to performing exams

  • Address and report safety concerns in a timely manner

  • Provide patients with protective wear to reduce radiation exposure

  • Calibrate equipment to ensure accurate results

  • Assist with interpreting radiograph results

  • Maintain patient records

  • Log and organize imaging results

  • Prepare and submit bi-monthly progress reports

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma required

  • Associate degree or certificate from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a healthcare environment

  • Licensure must be obtained within 6 months of employment

  • Budget management experience required

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to operate equipment without assistance

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule (nights, weekends, and holidays as needed)