The Radiologic Technologist will operate computerized and manual radiological equipment for diagnostic purposes.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Graduate of accredited radiology technician program.
BLS Certification – Required
ARRT Certification – Required
Current Louisiana State Radiology Technician License
American Registry of Radiologic Technologist registration – preferred.
CT experience preferred, but not necessary. Must be willing to Cross-train.
Ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in varied settings; ability to cope with family emotional stress, and tolerance of individual lifestyles.
Strong written/verbal communication, organizational and customer service skills a must.
Good physical stamina, mental health and personal hygiene habits.
Strong attention to detail
Good oral, written and organizational skills; computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office software
Understands the healthcare philosophy of care and has empathy for the ill, along with their loved ones.
Proven experience and ability to work in a team-based environment.
Ability to read, follow directions, work independently, and operate mobile documentation device.
Exceptional organizational skills, effective time management, ability to multi-task while still paying close attention to detail
Ability to take initiative and to see projects through to completion.
Ability to work collaboratively and compassionately with other staff in a fast growing, fast paced, and changing work environment.
Team player who shares and participates in the vision and goals of ASLH.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
1. Completing the patients’ intake process, taking patients’ histories, and preparing and educating patients about the imaging procedure.
2. Reviewing patients’ charts and Doctors’ notes before the examination, and maintaining patients’ records during and after procedures.
3. Preparing radiopharmaceuticals for contrast in the diagnostic images.
4. Positioning patients and equipment to capture the correct area and produce clear images.
5. Monitoring patients and ensuring their safety during imaging procedures.
6. Calibrating the equipment to ensure clear, usable images are taken of the correct area, as specified by the Doctor.
7. Logging and organizing image results, developing film, assisting with the interpretation of the radiograph results, and consulting with Radiologists to determine if other images need to be taken.
8. Ensuring the proper sterilization and storage of the equipment, maintaining radiographic equipment, and reporting any equipment failures.
9. Coordinating with the radiology department to schedule and complete radiographic procedures.
10. Maintaining up to date knowledge of current radiology practices.
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks or special projects, other than those stated in this description, by supervisors/Leadership Team.
Reports to the Radiology Manager and/or the Director of Ancillary Services.