Job Summary Interprets physician's requests. Performs radiographic exams and related duties. Critiques radiographs against measurable and verifiable criteria as established by the Radiology Department and documented in the Radiology policy and procedures manual. Conducts exams in a manner conducive to the patient's safety and comfort. Proven competency with all age groups. Supports and assumes a role in the Radiology and Hospital customer service program. Foundational knowledge and experience in additional modality of Mammography. May be assigned other modalities or duties as deemed necessary to departmental function under general supervision, renders quality patient care in accordance with the philosophy, mission, objectives, and policies of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Provides services to all age groups, including newborn to geriatrics.
Qualifications Education: Diploma from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology. Licensure: Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology and licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health or registry eligible, Mammography certification required. Experience: 4 months clinical experience Training: Two to four weeks orientation. Training and proficiency in additional modality of Mammography via MQSA approved training seminar. CPR training or current basic life support card.
Performance Requirements Physical and Mental Effort: Moderate amount of lifting and positioning of equipment. Prolonged walking, sitting, and standing. Must see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noise. Able to lift 25 lbs above head. Must be able to concentrate with constant interruption. Able to understandably communicate with a standard high school level vocabulary. Must be able to write legibly. Perform moderately difficult manipulative skills and hand- eye coordination skills. Must be able to move efficiently from one task to the next. Reasonable care taken when caring for patients with the knowledge that mistakes may have serious consequences for the patient. Environment and Working Conditions: Works in bright and low lighted, heated, air-conditioned, ventilated environment. Some work in close, confined areas such as file room. Employee may be exposed to electrical, radiation, and bio hazards on a daily basis. Employee may be exposed to electromagnetic radiation as in CRTs. May come into contact with infectious diseases and blood borne pathogens. Safety precautions as described in the Radiology and Hospital safety manuals must be adhered to. Special Demands: Reflects the mission, philosophy, core values, and customer service plan of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Knowledge of Radiographic procedures as well as procedures that require the use of contrast agents. Knowledge of radiographic equipment operation and radiation safety. Open, accurate and positive communication, oral or written, on an individual or group basis. Must be able to handle multiple tasks / projects and meet deadlines. Must have interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients of all ages, Radiology staff, referring physicians, nursing and other hospital employees. Able to work under stressful conditions. May be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, or on call. Assists Director and supervisor of Radiology as needed. This includes, but is not limited to, projects and covering when another employee is absent. Reports free time and demonstrates initiative to remain productive during slow periods.