Radiology Technician in Sanford, NC at Central Carolina Hospital

Date Posted: 3/24/2021

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Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital

The Radiology Technician performs imaging procedures (Radiography, CT, Mammography, US, Nuclear Medicine, or MRI) and produces quality images for interpretation by a radiologist. 

Duties will include:

Verbalizing and/or demonstrates knowledge of clinical information and practices essential to assuring provision of age-specific care to all age groups.

Verifying patient identification, confirms physician orders, obtains patient history / forms, assesses patient condition, explains procedures, provides patient education, and addresses patient concerns prior to performing exams.

Assuring proper completion of all exams requested including documentation, charging, and proper labeling of images.

Performing a variety of radiological exams that require independent judgment and utilization of proper positioning, protocols, and techniques to obtain a quality diagnostic image to meet radiologist specifications.  Identifies normal anatomy and/or unusual findings.

Demonstrating proficiency in the operation and proper handling of all diagnostic equipment.  Maintains all equipment and accessories in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance as required, contacts service for repairs when necessary.

Maintaining knowledge of contrast media and medications utilized within the department including contraindications and possible side effects.  Demonstrates the ability to prepare and administer contrast according to departmental protocols.  Recognizes significant adverse reactions and acts appropriately.

Preparing and assists radiologists/physicians with procedures as required.  Ensures that Standard Precautions and sterile techniques are utilized.

Maintaining communication and cooperation with radiologist and other ancillary departments regarding changes in protocol, scheduling of procedures, exams performed and patient flow.

Job Requirements

Required Education

Associate’s degree is preferred

Training commensurate with ARRT (R) certification is required

Required Certification: 

ARRT Certification in Radiography is required

ARRT Certification in CT or meets JC Diagnostic Imaging Standards and NC Regulations 10A NCAC 15.0611 – CT Regulations is required

Meets Certification Requirements for other modalities as required by regulatory agencies is required

American Heart Association BLS is required

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