Covenant Health

Job Title
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name




Sr Imaging Tech


Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift



Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at


Position Summary: 

Performs complex tasks associated with the operation of radiographic equipment to produce high quality X-ray images.  The Sr. Imaging Tech is responsible for producing routine and difficult imaging procedures and support activities while maintaining safe radiation practices.  Functions in capacity of clinical resource for Imaging Techs I & II, and other co-workers to provide quality review of work performed as needed. The Sr. Imaging Tech will assist in department functions in the absence of supervisory personnel.  Assists in other areas of Imaging Services.


Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || || 865-374-5368



  •  Applies ALARA principles to maintain established radiation safety standards that involve practicing techniques that will minimize radiation exposure to patient, health care personnel, self and general public, through consistently using protective devices, shields, dose reduction, and monitors; determines appropriate exposure factors.
  • Collaborates patient’s clinical history with procedure, ensuring that information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner. Receiving, relaying and documenting verbal, written and electronic orders in the patient’s medical record. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines for patient confidentiality.
  • Performs routine and difficult diagnostic imaging procedures through technical expertise of equipment and procedure protocols as ordered by a licensed independent practitioner. Assists licensed independent practitioner with interventional procedure, including time outs according to policy. Completes and verifies accurate informed consents.  Performs venipuncture, starts and maintains intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.  Assist licensed independent practitioner with specialized fluoroscopic radiologic procedures and also be proficient in advanced diagnostic imaging.  May transport patients. Assists in other areas of imaging as needed.  Practices aseptic technique and applies universal precautions at all times. Applies appropriate infection prevention techniques and processes.
  • Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures; proactively assists patients, families, licensed independent practitioners and visitors as needed.
  • Applies the principle of patient safety during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including double IDs, falls, transport and hand washing.
  • Proficient with all clerical duties, radiology information systems and PACS. Assists in the care of equipment. Maintains supply levels. Cleans area.



Minimum Education:            Must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority at the time license and/or certification was granted.


Minimum Experience:          Must have successfully completed an educational program that is accredited by a   mechanism acceptable to the ARRT.  Two (2) years diagnostic imaging experience; must be proficient in all fluoroscopy and specialized exams, including surgery imaging exams.


Licensure Requirement:       ARRT (R). State licensure in accordance with Tennessee guidelines.



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