Job Title : Radiology Technologist
Department : Radiology
Reports To: Director
Status: Flex Staff / Temporary
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
JOB SUMMARY: The Radiology Tech performs diagnostic radiographic procedures within the Radiology Department, Operating rooms and other patient areas when indicated; will be required to assist with patient immobilization during radiographic procedures as needed; will give input on purchasing decisions, departmental policies and quality improvement; will be involved in the practice of radiation and general safety at all times; will be expected to work rotation of weekends and holidays. Also may be asked to work in mammography; may be expected to cross-train into other areas within the Radiology Department; may be required to take rotating call to cover after hours, weekends, and holidays.
A. Responsible to: Radiology Manager, Lead Radiology Technologist.
B. Workers supervised: None.
C. Interrelationships: Works closely with radiologist, radiology staff, nursing personnel, and patients.
A. Education: High school graduate and graduate of an approved two-year course in Radiologic Technology. Registered by the ARRT or pass the next available exam. Must have fulfilled, and continue to fulfill, ECE requirements as set forth by the ARRT. Must have a current West Virginia Radiologic Technologist License.
B. Training & Experience: Must be CPR certified or pass the next available course given by the Hospital. Orientation provided.
C. Job Knowledge: Demonstrates competency as appropriate in patient care assessment for each patient population area served: Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric.
Knowledge of growth and development
Understanding of the patient’s needs and scope of treatment.
Understanding of the dynamics for each patient incorporating biophysical, bio-psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, spiritual, cultural, ethical, and discharge planning needs.
Knowledge of pain management to facilitate patient comfort through a proactive pain control plan.
Knowledge of the total care of patients, whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment, focusing on the control of pain and other symptoms.