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The Radiology Technician (CRT) supports patient care by performing x-rays as directed by physician for diagnostic purposes. The CRT must be proficient with the use of x-ray equipment and associated procedures according to assignments and job responsibilities. Additionally, the CRT will perform routine and basic administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates clinical competency and technical skills as a CRT.
Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures, positioning patients on the examining table and adjusting equipment to obtain optimum views of specific body area as ordered by clinician
Performs procedures based on established technique chart using independent judgment to support the radiological orders.
Exhibits working knowledge and relationships with other departments as it relates to radiological services.
Demonstrates basic understanding of patient care flow and insurance concepts.
Uses appropriate technique charts and assures markers are set appropriately.
Demonstrates ability to work in multiple x-ray sites and acts as a role model in providing care; assists in precepting other CRT and Limited XT staff.
Demonstrates ability to retrieve studies from PACS for review and assists with quality assurance.
Maintains logs for QC based on manufacturers recommendation.
Provides patient education pertaining to requested studies and aids in new staff orientation.
If assigned to CSMG or KJI, assists the clinician during examinations and/or minor surgeries.
If assigned to CSMG or KJI, keeps exam and/or procedure rooms stocked with adequate medical/surgical supplies, maintains instruments, and performs sterilization as required
If assigned to CSMG or KJI, escorts patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measures vital signs and documents information in patient's chart, and performs designated diagnostic tests as directed by the provider.
High School Diploma/GED
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Medical Assistant Certification or equivalent from an accredited educational program/Medical Board approved organization
BLS from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross
One year working experience as an X-Ray Tech in a clinical setting
One year working experience as an X-Ray Tech in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting
Working Title: Radiologic Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging
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