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Radiology Technician

Company: Cohesive Staffing Solutions Llc
Location: Shawnee
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Position Summary Under the direct supervision of the Radiology Manager and under the general supervision of the Radiologists, performs radiographic procedures to assist in a diagnosis of disease and injuries. Works effectively with patients and patients' families and maintains a cooperative relationship with interdepartmental personnel.POSITION SUMMARY EXPANDEDUnder the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act,?(The Unity Bill) this position is considered a Safety-sensitive position. Safety-sensitive is defined to include any job that includes tasks or duties that could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others. Employees working in safety-sensitive roles are subject to this exception and subject to disciplinary action in the event of a positive test for marijuana or its metabolites.Job Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily. Each category will be assessed on performance measurements of appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness, and timeliness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions. Cross train to perform optimum diagnostic radiographs and Cat Scans which will aid in the diagnosis and treatment of an illness or injury. Follow safe and effective practices while performing diagnostic procedure, and provide radiation protection for all patients and hospital personnel during such duties. Documents, records, and files accurate patient reports in a manner consistent with the department policies and procedures, including but not limited too: patient radiology cards, folders, requisitions, films, and reports. Demonstrates proper radiation safety and consistent with state and federal mandated regulation for yourself patients and other medical personnel. Demonstrates ability to correctly schedule patients for services offered at this facility either by our on-premise equipment or by mobile services contracted by CTCMH Demonstrate the ability to successfully film CTs and/or Radiographic films when necessary. Demonstrate the proper positioning and techniques needed for the entire list of Radiographic and CT procedures performed. Demonstrates proper documentation procedures including, but not limited too: consent forms and Outpatient procedure sheets. Demonstrates understanding of all policy and procedures as documented in policy and procedure manuals. Demonstrates knowledge of administration of IV contrast including, but not limited to: pre-contrast labs, allergic reactions and the need to have a Doctor present during injection. Demonstrates proper disposition of patient upon completion of procedure. Performing other duties as assigned.Additional Responsibilities: Seek out external resources through conferences, workshops, etc. as necessary.Share professional knowledge with hospital staff, board members, and administrator.Comply with HIPAA regulatory requirements.Adhere to the companies/facilities philosophy, mission, and policies and procedures.Support the facility goals and objectives.Maintains a good attendance record and follows all hospital rules, policies and procedures.Maintains open and effective communications with patients and their nurses, physicians, peers, supervisors, and students. Establishes and maintains excellent interdepartmental and interpersonal relationships.Attends departmental meetings and in-services to stay current with the developments of the department and hospital.Observes that proper safety measures are enforced in the techniques used on patients receiving therapy. Maintains high safety standards in the facility.Requirements:Minimum QualificationsDemonstrates initiative, ability to work with others, and use professional judgement.Knowledge of Regulatory standards, compliance requirements and hospital policies and proceduresMust be able to provide on-call services at the hospital as needed.Education and/or ExperienceHigh School graduate or equivalent. Completion of a training program in radiology technology from an approved school.Minimum of an associate degree in applied science.Two (2) years previous hospital experience preferred.Emergency Room experience preferred.Licensure/CertificationBLS required upon hire and maintained throughout employment.*Proof of all required License(s) and Certification(s) due at time of hire.Language SkillsEnglish is the primary languageAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.Ability to interpret reports, business correspondence, and policy/procedure manuals.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, physicians, clients, customers, employees, and the public.Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.Ability to compute ratio, percent, rate, as well as the ability to create and interpret graphs.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral, and/or diagram form.Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in statistical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.Interpersonal SkillsDemonstrates active listening techniques.Gains support through effective relationships.Treats others with dignity and respect; seeks feedback.Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in care and use of patient and facility property.Demonstrates and understands the importance of and respect for the rights, dignity, and individuality of each patient in all interactions.Demonstrates respect for co-workers and responds to the needs of patients by complying with facility policies.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to work inside a clean, well-lit, and well-ventilated laboratory. While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to some hazards such as radiation, bodily fluids that may contain disease, and fumes from laboratory chemicals. The employee may be required to travel to various locations.#IND1by Jobble

Keywords: Cohesive Staffing Solutions Llc, Midwest City , Radiology Technician, Professions , Shawnee, Oklahoma

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