Covenant Health

Job Title
Imaging Tech II
ID
3337827
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC

Overview

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Imaging Tech 

PRN/OCC, Shifts Vary

 

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 ARRT (R) licensure. State licensure in accordance with Tennessee guidelines. CPR required.

 

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