Covenant Health

Job Title
Imaging Tech II
ID
3231109
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC

Overview

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Imaging Tech II, Radiology Diagnostic

PRN/OCC

 

Radiology Diagnostics provides general radiography and fluoroscopy exams in multiple settings. The department is staffed 24/7 and provides services to outpatients, inpatients, and the emergency departments. Fluoroscopy exams provided vary from traditional barium studies to invasive spinal and joint procedures. The radiology department also provides imaging services in the operating room, GI lab, and endoscopy. Technologist are trained and expected to be functional in all areas served.  Radiology support services are also housed in this department and provided clerical services for the imaging division.

 

Position Summary:

Performs routine and difficult imaging procedures and support activities.  Assists in other areas of Imaging Services.

Responsibilities

  • Performs routine diagnostic imaging procedures as ordered by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Assists in the care of equipment. Maintains supply levels. Cleans area.
  • Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures; proactively assists patients, families, licensed independent practitioners and visitors as needed.
  • May assist in the training and orientation of other staff.
  • Collaborates patient’s clinical history with procedure, ensuring that information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • May transport patients. Assists in other areas of imaging as needed.
  • Receiving, relaying and documenting verbal, written and electronic orders in the patient’s medical record.
  • Proficient with all clerical duties, radiology information systems and PACS.
  • Applies ALARA principles to minimize exposure to patient, self and others; determines appropriate exposure factors.
  • Applies the principle of patient safety during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including double IDs, falls, transport and hand washing.
  • Assists Senior Technologist/Supervisor/Manager with reports and statistics as needed.
  • Assists in inventory control.
  • Completes and verifies accurate informed consents.
  • Assists licensed independent practitioner with interventional procedure, including time outs according to policy.
  • Performs venipuncture, starts and maintains intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Educate and monitors students and other health care providers when performing exams.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: None

 

Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State ARRT (R) licensure. CPR required.

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