â¢ Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in diagnostic procedures. â¢ One year of experience as registered radiologic technologist. â¢ Permit to Practice as required by the State of Iowa for all radiographers operating ionizing radiation emitting equipment.
Minimum of 1 year experience Experience serving patients in an outpatient setting Experience working with young adults Experience working with a diverse patient population
The Thielen Student Health Center is searching for a Radiographer II.
Under general supervision performs diverse technical radiographic assignments exercising skills, judgment, and knowledge of the principles and methods of radiologic technology.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
â¢ Utilizes understanding of anatomical positioning and departmental procedures to make appropriate procedural modifications of technical factors to produce optimal results of diagnostic procedures.
â¢ Capable of performing all functions of Radiographer I.
â¢ Maintains current knowledge of radiologic technology by attending staff meetings, inservice and continuing education programs, and reading appropriate journals/literature, and maintains continuing education credits/hours as required by the State of Iowa.
â¢ Participates in on-call/call-back coverage for assigned area, as needed.
â¢ Assists in clinical instruction of students and Radiographer Iâs by observing their work and providing guidance and demonstration.
â¢ Assists Radiographer III and/or Chief Diagnostic Radiologic technologist in monitoring supplies, maintaining quality control, monitoring radiographic equipment to ensure optimal quality results, and preparing radiographic rooms in assigned areas.
â¢ May assist in developing departmental inservice education programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
â¢ Knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices, techniques, and radiation biology.
â¢ Ability to operate and care for a variety of diagnostic radiographic equipment.
â¢ Knowledge of darkroom processing equipment and procedures and proper storage of films.
â¢ Ability to correctly position patients for radiographic examinations including knowledge of customary alternative positioning for patients with deformities or injuries.
â¢ Knowledge of medical terminology covering gross structures of the body, major organs, and pathology.
â¢ Knowledge of medical record documentation procedures and policies including computer entering of data.
â¢ Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
â¢ Ability to communicate with persons from a variety of backgrounds.
â¢ Ability to obtain radiographs in the operating room utilizing knowledge of sterile techniques.
â¢ Ability to obtain radiographs of patients in isolation utilizing isolation techniques.
â¢ Ability to initiate emergency medical procedures such as cardiac pulmonary resuscitation.
â¢ Ability to perform with accuracy and efficiency during periods of pressure and stress.
â¢ Ability to work with precision, utilizing dexterity in making fine, coordinated movements.
â¢ Ability to prepare various contrast media for radiographic examinations and knowledge of appropriate responses to an inappropriate reaction by a patient.
â¢ Knowledge of recent literature and developments in the field.
â¢ Ability to evaluate recorded images for technical quality.
â¢ Ability to use independent judgment to establish technical parameters for producing diagnostic radiographs.
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