Under the supervision of the Radiology Supervisor and the clinical direction of the radiologist, independently performs radiographic examinations; prepares and administers contrast media and medications; reviews studies for overall quality; performs record keeping and computerized image archiving; serves as the primary liaison between patients and radiologists and other members of the support team, as well as between the Imaging Center and the Operating Room; uses good communication and patient care skills; uses professional and ethical judgment and critical thinking when performing their duties; uses equipment, materials, and systems according to policies, procedures, and practice standards; performs duties using appropriate professional and ethical behavior
- Collects relevant information regarding patient identification, procedure, appropriateness for indicated signs and symptoms, pregnancy status, patient preparation, contraindications, safety screenings, and patient assessment.
- Analyzes information to safely and accurately provide care according to established policies, protocols and guidelines for patient safety.
- Provides patient education by explaining procedures and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand.
- Addresses patient’s questions and concerns.
- Verifies patient informed consent (procedure, contrast and radiopharmaceutical) when indicated.
- Refers questions about outcomes, diagnosis, treatment or prognosis to patient’s physician.
- Provides appropriate information to individuals involved in the patient’s care.
- Performs exam accurately by following the policies and procedures.
- Evaluates the patient study in a timely, accurate and comprehensive manner to determine if the intended outcome was achieved.
- Documents all required components of patient care.
- Accurately performs quality control procedures to maintain regulatory standards and accrediting requirements.
- Adheres to equipment safety standards and identifies and appropriately reports variances and concerns.
- Serves as a liaison between OR and radiology supervisor informing and training on new equipment, procedures, and processes Facilitates equipment availability per OR procedure schedule
- Graduated from accredited Radiological Technologist Program RT (R) Registered ARRT Current Kansas state radiology licensure and may require additional state licensure based on population served
- BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
- Knowledge of general radiology and practice required.
- Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.
- Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.
HaysMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.