Radiology Technologist - Full-time

Job ID: J120553
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results. (40%)
  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. (20%)
  • When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. (20%)
  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. (20%)
  • •Using the team based approach, assists in the coordination of patient care under supervision of the health care provider.

    •  Prepares and rooms patients within the clinical practice setting according to standardized work flows.

    •  Assists providers with examination and procedures.

    •  Provides follow up with patients at designated intervals via patient's preferred method (telephone, electronic, written) in accordance with provider instructions. Notifies patients of test results under the direction of provider in a timely manner.

    •  Prepares exam room for patient visit. Ensures adequate inventory of medical supplies. Ensures all patient treatment areas are at all times stocked with the appropriate supplies using established inventory standards.

    •  Documents accurately in the electronic health record (EHR) according to established standards and work flows.

    •  May perform blood draws.

    •  Accurately performs clerical office functions and other duties as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) or registry eligible.  Registry must be obtained within one year of hire.
  • CPR certification.

Preferred

  • Prior radiology experience.

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