The Radiologic Technologist supports the physician by performing permissible exams under the direction of the Radiology Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-Greet patients. -Manage patient flow. -Prepare patients for specified radiological procedures. -Set equipment to appropriate settings based upon ordered tests. -Assure markers are set as appropriate. -Run processor and review films to determine adequate results. -Ability to work in multiple sites performing ordered procedures. -Handle patient educational needs as pertains to requested studies. -Maintain logs of film location and dates for purging. -Maintain needed logs for QC. -Act as a role model providing radiological services. -Precepts new staff. -Recommends areas for improvement. -Maintain suite readiness for DPH audits. -Perform appropriate infection controls processes. -Maintain current California Radiologic Technologist licensure. -Assist in performing QA measures. -The x-ray technologist will work with other x-ray technologists, clinical staff, and physicians to optimize patient throughput.
-They will be a liaison between the x-ray department and the clinical staff to rectify and clarify order discrepancies and changes realized during or upon arrival of patients in the x-ray department.
-The technologist will also assist with the importing of patient imaging studies into the PACS system and work with the Imaging Information systems technologist.
- The technologist assistant will act as a patient escort when needed.
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