General Radiology Tech in Dodge City, KS at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Plains Medical Complex

The Radiology Technologist assists in maintenance/management of the radiology departmental service and Quality Improvement Plan in accordance with standards established by the hospital, JCAHO, state, local and federal regulatory agencies; performs and ensures patient safety while operating radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations (including tomography ), portable x-ray, and ultrasound machines and processes films;  assists in the maintenance of the Radiology Policy and Procedure Manuals and refers to policy and procedure manuals for proper operation/quality control of equipment;  assists physician in detection and localization of the patient's anatomy using the appropriate technical factors, age specific positioning and shielding techniques appropriate for infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics;  utilizes appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet growth, development and continued clinical needs of all patients (newborns, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics);  assists/maintains stock levels, storage and safe keeping of films, files, chemicals, and patient supplies;  ensures cleanliness of equipment, work areas and assists in maintaining equipment in good working order and notifies supervisor of department equipment and supply needs;  assists in the orientation and training of new personnel and participates in continuing education programs to enhance skills and maintain credentials;  verifies doctors orders and patient ID when performing procedures;  checks for allergies to iodine/contrast medias when performing contrast studies;  labels films appropriately in regards to patient name, orientation of patient and technique utilized;  demonstrates proficiency in choosing proper dosing/equipment settings prior to x-ray procedures;  assures films/reports/patient chart is available to Radiologist/Physician;  and, performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Radiology Tech experience preferred.  Multi-modalities highly desired.

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