X-ray Technologist

Job Description The responsibilities of this job include, but are not limited to, the following: Obtaining quality x-rays using correct position and radiation exposure; Implementing safety procedures for patients, self, and staff to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation; Creating and documenting x-ray CD copies correctly according to Patient First guidelines. Labeling images and sleeves correctly when making these copies; Understanding the x-ray and processing equipment so that it will be used correctly; Using and understanding the bell system; Filing and maintaining all x-ray paperwork; Ensuring the safety of patients when using wheelchairs, stools, and other equipment; Understanding and using the following: Daily Log, X-Ray Listing, Copy Listing, and X-Ray Status Screen; Understanding and using the automated medical records system; Cleaning work area, biological cleanup in accordance with OSHA guidelines and other maintenance assignments as directed; Receiving, moving, and restocking ordered supplies; Adhering to established Patient First policies and procedures; Addressing physician and nurse requests with respect and in a timely manner; Completing the tasks listed on the checklists for the x-ray area and treatment area; Attending training classes and staff meetings as scheduled; Being available as needed, breaks and mealtimes may be interrupted at any time for patient care and to maintain center operations; Responsible for the operating, using and maintaining medical and office equipment as trained. Minimum education and professional requirements include, but are not limited to, the following: Employee must be at least 18 years of age; High school graduate or equivalent; Keyboarding experience required; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; One year of clerical experience preferred; One year of clinical experience preferred; Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Licensed to practice as Radiologic Technologist or a Limited Radiologic Technologist by the Virginia Board of Health Professions Limited Radiologic Technologist must be licensed to practice in the following anatomical areas: chest/thorax, extremities, skull/sinuses, spine and abdomen/pelvis. (VA only)ORLicensed to practice as a Radiographer by the Maryland Board of Physicians. (MD)ORLicensed to practice in Diagnostic Radiography by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. (NJ) Job Requirements

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