Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic Technologist

Job Description


Department: Radiology


Job Title: Radiologic Technologist


Reports To: Radiology Manager


Summary:


Radiologic Technologists (RTs) play a vital role in the medical field by providing essential imaging services to patients. They operate specialized equipment to produce high-quality images of the body's internal structures, which are then interpreted by radiologists to diagnose and monitor diseases and injuries. RTs must have a thorough understanding of anatomy, physiology, and radiation physics, as well as strong patient care skills.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate radiologic equipment such as X-ray/EKG (if applicable) for mobile radiology services in nursing homes and other healthcare facilities
  • Position patients and equipment to ensure proper exposure and image quality.
  • Explain procedures to patients and answer their questions.
  • Observe patients during examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.
  • Process and develop radiologic films or digital images.
  • Maintain radiation safety measures and protection devices.
  • Ensure radiologic equipment is in working order and report malfunctions promptly.
  • Perform related administrative duties, such as completing necessary forms, labeling films and film envelopes, and maintaining procedure logs.
  • Retrieve radiologic orders from and input related data into the electronic medical record.
  • Maintain adequate radiologic supplies.


Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Radiologic Technology from an accredited program.
  • Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and radiation physics.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to lift and move patients as needed.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged periods of standing.


Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Chance to make a difference in patients' lives.


  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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