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Radiologic Technologist - Radiology

Company: CARLE
Location: Metcalf
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

To perform routine radiographic procedures on designated portion of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury to ensure patient safety and quality care. The rold of the radiology technologist is to ensure customer satisfaction, to support an atmosphere of respect and professionalistm among other associates, including students from the School of Radiology along with performing advanced imaging in Surgery and Fluoroscopy.

  • Positions patient, adjusts equipment, secures, immobilizes and uses support devices as needed to tactfully perform procedures. Ensures that all patients are shielded in an appropriate manner. When appropriate, visible signs of collimation to reduce radiation scatter should be evident.
  • Determines appropriate radiographic technique based on anatomy and patient's condition to obtain quality images to provide to the radiologists.
  • Consistently performs two patient identifiers prior to the start of every patient examination. Technologists obtains history from patients regarding reason for prescribed tests. This information is documented on the radnet order or as a PACS note for the radiologist's review.
  • Assists radiologists with fluoroscopic procedures to include the more advanced and specialty procedures requiring additional experience and knowledge. For example: Arthrograms, and myelograms
  • Operates portable radiographic equipment and C-arm effectively in patient room, intensive care, and surgery. For example: Digital Portable in OR and C-arms. AAA's with injector. Pain management. ERCP's.

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , Radiologic Technologist - Radiology, Healthcare , Metcalf, Illinois

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