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Rad Tech - Radiology PRN in Mayfield, KY at Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

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Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

The Radiology Technologist will be responsible for the performance of radiological procedures as required by staff physicians under the direction of the Radiologist.
  • Observes professional ethics in maintaining confidential information concerning the financial, personal, medical, or employment status of patients/families at JPMC.
  • Must follow and enforce accepted safety practices for patients and hospital.
  • Must report safety hazards and initiate appropriate action.
  • Must participate in safety instructional programs.
  • Correctly performs assigned diagnostic radiology procedures and follows protocol.
  • Correlates the patient’s history and makes available to the Radiologist.
  • Minimizes radiation exposure to the patient, self and others.
  • Monitors equipment and reports malfunctions to Lead Radiology Technologist or Radiology Director.
  • Transports the patient and ensures that the patient is protected from injuries.
  • Assesses the patient and reports any change to manager and/or physician.
  • Maintains order and cleanliness of work area.
  • Correctly identifies and labels all photographs.
  • Performs all necessary front desk operations.
  • Performs dark room tasks.
  • Demonstrates concern for patient safety, comfort and privacy by explaining all exam procedures, checking the patient ID band, double ID’s patients and obtaining a patient history regarding allergies, pregnancy, and proper consent, when pertinent.
  • Schedules procedures in a manner that promotes patient flow within the department.
  • Takes call as assigned.
  • Performs exam, develops film and monitors film quality, and delivers film to Radiologist.
  • Assists Radiology Director with department PI and Quality Control.

Job Requirements

Must be a graduate of an AMA approved radiology program with previous experience and the knowledge and ability to perform radiology procedures. Must be ARRT or Certified XMT, Kentucky State Licensed/Certified/Registered, and CPR/BLS certified. Required skills include; organizational, customer relations, grammar/spelling, typing, the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English, the ability to follow written and oral direction, and computer training.

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