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Time Type:Full time
Department:CC014210 Radiology - Little Rock Summary: Performs quality radiographs and patient care while demonstrating ACH's behavioral standards. May be required to work in both main hospital setting and off-site clinic locations. Infrequent travel may be required to cover regional clinic x-ray services. Required Education: Recommended Education: Required Work Experience: Recommended Work Experience: Required Certifications: Recommended Certifications: Description
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs Quality Radiographs
Has knowledge of and consistently demonstrates correct and acceptable radiographic techniques and positioning.
Has current knowledge of all exams and protocols and seeks additional training/information as needed.
Demonstrates knowledge on all equipment and sets up room/equipment appropriate for exam ordered.
Utilizes right (R) and left (L) markers on all radiographs.
Appropriately uses collimation, shielding and other dose reduction techniques.
Verifies exams as ordered by physician, to include proper use of Radiology Dashboard.
Is familiar with Radiology downtime procedure, to include picture archiving and communication system (PACS) downtime server.
Actively participates in department-wide improvement initiatives to improve image quality.
2. Provide Quality Patient Care
Ensures correct patient utilizing at least two patient identifiers.
Ensures correct diagnosis and exam utilizing ACH protocols.
Understands and utilizes contrast forms for contrast exams.
Completes patient screening with attention to pregnancy, contrast and any contraindications.
Appropriately explains exams/procedures to patient and families.
Encourages at least one family member to be present during exams when appropriate.
Demonstrates a professional and courteous manner in all interactions with patients, families and visitors.
Utilizes immobilization devices (sand bags, pigg-o-stat, tape, head holders, etc.) to control patient movement.
Demonstrates knowledge of all emergency equipment/supplies.
3. Area Management
Assists with keeping work area clean and well stocked.
Evaluates assigned room daily and cleans/stocks as needed.
Notifies supervisor or lead technologist when supplies are needed or equipment needs repaired or functions sub-optimally.
Transports/escorts patients as needed.
Works as a team player by demonstrating team support in all interactions with coworkers and other ACH departments.
Performs other duties as assigned.
4. Continuing Education and Professional Development
Maintains continuing education credits as mandated by the ARRT.
Keeps current on new and developing technologies in Radiology.
Performs annual competencies satisfactorily.
Participates in quality projects as assigned.
Attends 80% of department meetings.
5. Hospital Policy and Procedures
Complies with Arkansas State Health Department rules and regulations.
Complies with Joint Commission recommendations.
Practices universal precautions as directed by OSHA.
Adheres to ACH mission statement and service and behavioral standards.
Complies with all ACH and departmental policies and procedures.
Required - Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma - Field of Study: Radiologic Technology
Preferred - 1 years pediatric radiologic technologic experience preferred
CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS
Required - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT R) (needed within 12 months of hire date)
Required - Radiologic Technology Licensure Program (AR) (Candidate must possesss at time of hire)
Required - Good verbal communication skills
Preferred - Computer data entry
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 50 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)-Frequently
Noise Level-Noise Level-Loud
Physical Activity-Climb or balance-Occasionally
Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Regularly
Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Frequently
Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Regularly
Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Regularly
Physical Environment-Blood or bodily fluid-Regularly
Physical Environment-Infectious disease-Frequently
Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Regularly
Physical Environment-Risk of radiation-Regularly
Physical Environment-Work near moving mechanical parts-Regularly
Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required
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