Covenant Health

Job Title
Claiborne Medical Center
Department Name



Imaging Tech Student, Radiology Diagnostic

PRN/OCC, Hours and Shifts vary 


Claiborne Medical Center, a member of Knoxville-based Covenant Health, offers a full range of medical services including emergency care, general and orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, and diagnostic services. Our radiology services are certified by the American College of Radiology in Computerized Tomography (CT), Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. Claiborne also provides skilled and long-term care through Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center. Our team of physicians and staff is dedicated to putting our patients first, every day.  For more information, visit


Position Summary:

Performs basic tasks associated with the operation of radiographic equipment to produce high quality X-ray images under direct supervision of an ARRT(R) registered technologist.   The Imaging Tech Student is responsible for producing routine imaging procedures and support activities while maintaining safe radiation practices.  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. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines for patient confidentiality.
  • Performs routine diagnostic imaging procedures through technical expertise of equipment and procedure protocols as ordered by a licensed independent practitioner. 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, transports, and hand washing.
  • Proficient with all clerical duties, radiology information systems, and PACS.
  • Assists in the care of equipment. Maintains supply levels. Cleans area.
  • Stays current in Basic Life Support (BLS) and performs BLS as needed.
  • 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, within their position scope.


Minimum Education:           

Must be concurrently enrolled in a JCERT accredited radiography program.


Minimum Experience:         



Licensure Requirement:      



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