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Radiologic Tech - UHC Radiology - PRN in Lafayette, LA at Lafayette General Health

at Lafayette General Health

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: J3R2C865BD6VCMV48SG

Job Description

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


1.                 Prepares contrast media, and other chemical mixturesfor x-ray procedures.

2.                 Prepares patient for x-ray images, explains theprocedures using AIDET, transfers patient onand off the x-ray table, positions patient, and assists patient at end ofprocedures.

3.                 Follows prescribed techniques in obtaining general andspecific x-ray images.

4.                 Adjust equipment; immobilization and support devices toobtain proper position of patient; uses radiation protection methods.

5.                 Produces images using computed and digital radiographytechniques.            

6.                 Effectively uses the computer for various functions.

7.                 Observes patient during procedure and reports unusualoccurrences.

8.                 Documents in Electronic Medical Record as needed.

9.                 Reviews orders in the electronic medical chart beforeproceeding with exam. 

10.             Identifies patients using two forms of identification.

11.             Performs routine and specialty diagnostic X-Rayprocedures. Example: Portables, trauma, ER, surgery and fluoroscopy procedures.

12.             Instructs, supervises, and evaluates students in theclinical setting.

13.             Is able to demonstrate the knowledge and skillsnecessary to provide care to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, and geriatricpatients.

14.             Is able to assess the patient’s status,communicate   effectively, and providecare for each age group.

15.             Responsible for transporting patients to and from theEmergency Department and floors if necessary.

16.             Adheres to prescribed standards for Radiation Safetyand patient confidentiality.  

17.             Abides all compliance requirements and policies andperforms these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with theorganization’s mission and vision.

18.             Maintains an orderly, clean, and adequately stockedroom and/or work area.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

 

1.                 High school graduation or equivalent.

2.                 Licensed by the State of Louisiana in diagnosticradiology.

3.                 Preferred registered by the American Registry ofRadiologic Tech (ARRT).

4.                  Certified in CPR within 30 days of employmentand recertified prior to expiration.           


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

•        Computer

•        Various


PHYSICALDEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

•         Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Departmentof Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or amaximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis

•        Maybe required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as

      walking about from patients’ rooms, as well asto and from various hospital areas