Radiologic Technologist

JOB DESCRIPTION

Radiologic Technologist Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides information to diagnose patient illnesses by operating radiologic equipment to produce radiographs.
  • Identifies patient service requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
  • Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; and verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatment, and answering questions.
  • Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into a specified position, and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media; and administering first aid and using the emergency cart.
  • Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures, developing radiographs, observing radiographic results, and making necessary adjustments.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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Radiologic Technologist Qualifications/Skills:

  • Use of medical technologies
  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Radiologic technology
  • Analyzing information
  • Performing diagnostic procedures
  • Technical understanding
  • Informing others
  • People skills
  • Dependability
  • Quality focus
  • Planning

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in radiologic technology from an accredited school or two (2) years of experience in a directly related area
  • Valid state Radiologic Technologist license
  • Registered Radiologic Technologist (RT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
  • Trauma, fluoroscopy, and surgery experience preferred
  • Clean background check and clean drug screen

Please send your resume to [email protected]  or call Snelling Staffing 402-330-0100

 

LOCATION

Omaha, Nebraska 68144

PAY

$20

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Snelling is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and employment is “at will”. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.