Radiology / CT Technologist - Rad Tech - CT Tech
Company: Premier ER & Urgent Care
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Perform radiological duties in compliance with standards defined by
the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The
Radiologic/CT Technologist acts in a professional manner, responds
to patient needs, and supports colleagues and associates in
providing quality patient care.
The Radiologic/CT Technologist uses equipment and accessories,
employs techniques and procedures, performs services in accordance
with an accepted standard of practice, and demonstrates expertise
in minimizing radiation exposure to the patient, self, and other
members of the healthcare team.
Reports to the Radiology Lead II, who holds the employee
responsible for the achievement of desired goals and
Education Qualifications and Credentials:
Graduate from an accredited Radiologic Technology program is
required. Work requires successful completion of an approved
Radiologic Technology program with current licenses by the Texas
Medical Board (MRT license) and American Registry of Radiologic
Technologist (ARRT) registry. Two years' experience in Computed
Tomography, X-ray, PACS operation and teleradiography is
Essential Job Functions:
The employee must be able to perform each essential function
effectively to be successful in this position.
Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contradictions
pertaining to examination.
Explains and prepares patients for radiological procedures that
will be performed, producing diagnostic images in such a manner to
ensure patient care and safety.
Protects patients, self and staff from radiation exposure by using
ALARA and practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed
recommended industry standards.
Obtains quality diagnostic images as requested by provider.
Maintains a low repeat rate.
Adjusts equipment for proper radiographic exposure techniques in
accordance with radiation safety guidelines.
Ensures that all equipment is in good working condition and in
compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Immediately reports any equipment malfunctions to the Radiology
Lead II and/or Imaging Manager.
Provides timely and adequate documentation.
Maintains all patient X-Ray files in a confidential and secure
Maintains cleanliness in all diagnostic imaging rooms and stocks
necessary radiological supplies.
Works closely with the provider(s) to receive guidance and
instruction for treating patients.
Demonstrates effective communication skills to ensure optimal
patient care and promotes a positive working environment.
Assists with maintaining an updated CT protocol manual and software
Assists with training of new associates, providing resources and
With appropriate training and competency validation, performs other
job duties as assigned and within the scope of their practice. Such
as venipuncture, lab operations, obtaining vital signs, EKG, and
other delegated tasks within the facility.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Possess thorough knowledge of radiologic procedures used in
patient's treatment, thorough knowledge of safety and proper usage
of all mechanical and electrical equipment used in radiology, and
knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and physics as applied to
diagnostic imaging of the human body. Applicant must be able to
work independently in CT/X-ray and possess the ability to
communicate well with patients, guests, staff members and
Some minimal travel may be required between sites of
The physical demands below are typical of those that must be met by
the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for
individuals with disabilities.
Employee is regularly required to hear and speak; is frequently
required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, reach with hands
and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, bend, or
twist at the waist, lift and move more than 10 pounds.
Employee is occasionally required to lift and move objects up to
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.
Required to constantly make decisions and concentrate.
Ability to work with and around potentially hazardous materials and
Ability to work extended hours.
Keywords: Premier ER & Urgent Care, San Marcos , Radiology / CT Technologist - Rad Tech - CT Tech, Healthcare , San Marcos, Texas
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!