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Radiologic Technologist - Full Time

Company: The Staff Pad
Location: East Helena
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description: Radiology Technologist - Performs QA on images and ensures proper transfer to PACS while electronically completing the exam in a timely manner. Selects appropriate radiation exposure factors using the principles of ALARA. Employs proper radiation safety practices and uses lead protective devices appropriately. Controls access to radiation exposure areas 8-Hour Shifts Monday-Friday (7am-3:30pm) JOB SUMMARY Verifies patient identification and the procedure requested or prescribed. Verifies patient's pregnancy status Assesses patient risk for allergic reaction to medication prior to administration Reviews lab values prior to medication administration. Explains effects and potential side effects of medications. Prepares and administers IV and Oral contrast agents Monitors patient for reaction to medication. Assesses patient vital signs as needed. Determines the need for and selects supplies, accessory equipment, shielding, and positioning and immobilization devices. Provides and accurate explanation and instructions regarding exams and procedures. Addresses questions and concerns regarding exams and procedures. Educates the patient about the risks and benefits of radiation Positions patient for anatomic area of interest, respecting patient ability and comfort. Performs QA on images and ensures proper transfer to PACS while electronically completing the exam in a timely manner. Selects appropriate radiation exposure factors using the principles of ALARA. Employs proper radiation safety practices and uses lead protective devices appropriately Controls access to radiation exposure areas Obtains and prepares supplies, medications and equipment for sterile and specialized radiological procedures. Use sterile or aseptic technique when indicated. Performs procedural timeout Explain post-procedural instructions to patient or patient's family Complies with all federal, state, local and regulatory agency requirements. Staff Training/ orientation : All staff members will be responsible for participating in training of new employees. Staff technologists will assist the leadership team in the orientation of new employees. Staff members will assist the leadership team in developing a new hire orientation function that is employee centered, complete and timely. KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE : One to three years experience in radiology is preferred. EDUCATION : Graduate from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY : Current license in the State of Montana as a Radiology Technologist and registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or a temporary license in the State of Montana and AART registry eligible with ARRT guidance required. Permanent license and registration with ARRT will be required within 5 months of hire. Current BCLS is required. PandoLogic.Keywords:Radiologic Technologist, Location:East Helena,MT-59635, PL:591525841

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