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Radiology Technologist - Internal Contract

Company: Atrium Health
Location: Macon
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Overview What You Will Do:Under indirect supervision, performs all duties associated with acquisition, processing, submission for interpretation, and archiving of radiographic images. Responsible for the care of the patient while in the radiology department.

  • Demonstrates competency in positioning of all radiological procedures as prescribed by departmental policy.
  • Communicates with patients to explain procedures, obtain clinical history, confirm acknowledgment of patients ' understanding and address any questions or concerns.
  • Positions patients and selects exposure factors for various radiologic examinations and provides patient with radiation protection and safety in accordance with prescribed methods.
  • Reviews all diagnostic imaging requests for appropriateness based on clinical information provided. All questionable orders are communicated to the radiologists for final approval.
  • Takes verbal orders from providers as needed and enters appropriately in RIS system.
  • Prepares and maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges.
  • Assists, communicates, and consults with the Radiologists. Works independently outside the department with providers.
  • Observes patient during radiologic exam for change in status and makes appropriate intervention or contacts primary care givers for instruction.
  • Provides guidance, direction and mentoring for other personnel that maybe assigned to the area in which they are working including student radiographers.
  • Identifies and corrects problems as appropriate with all critical occurrences reported to the next level of authority.
  • Utilizes supplies and equipment in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Maintains all required continuing education and applicable certifications for modality.
  • Performs work in an accurate and timely manner in periods of crisis and emergency situations where time is critical. Rotates shifts as required including call back, holidays, and weekends. Adheres to the Atrium Health attendance policy by being punctual and taking measures to prevent absences.What You Will Need:
    • Must be a High School or GED Diploma Graduate.
    • Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology.
    • Must be registered by the ARRT (R).
    • 2 years of experience required.
    • Must complete and consistently demonstrate the requirements of a competency checklist for the assigned position/shift

Keywords: Atrium Health, Macon , Radiology Technologist - Internal Contract, Healthcare , Macon, Georgia

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