The Registered Radiology Technologist performs medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician.
Essential Job Duties:
- Ensures proper patient identification, and order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.
- Is sensitive to the patient’s needs throughout the procedure.
- Sufficiently explains to the patient and family the procedure about to be performed in order to facilitate cooperation and alleviate patient anxiety.
- Addresses any patient concerns.
- Performs radiologic exams that produce quality images and ensure patient and staff safety.
- Accomplishes this by following proper protocols, correct patient positioning, appropriate and effective use of equipment, and adherence to radiation protection and guidelines.
- Utilizes sterile technique when performing invasive procedures.
- Recognizes emergent patient situations and responds quickly and appropriately.
- Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.
- Coordinates patient care and communicates pertinent information to other patient care providers following procedure.
- Maintains a clean, neat, and safe environment for patients and staff.
- Ensures that supplies and equipment are stored in an organized and efficient manner.
- Pursues individual education and career development opportunities, emphasizing those for new procedures and equipment.
- As appropriate, assists and instructs students and other Radiology Techs in exam protocols, procedures, positioning, and equipment.
- Minimum Requirements ARRT registration.
- Current Rad Tech license in the state of practice (if working in Utah).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare providers.
- Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pushing/Pulling, Seeing, Speaking, Standing, Walking.
Certifications & Licenses:
- IV certification
- The Registered Radiology Technologist performs medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician