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Radiologic Tech-LGMC Radiology-Part Time in Lafayette, LA at Lafayette General Health

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    1214 Coolidge Street
    Lafayette, LA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/25/2018

Job Description

Position Summary:

1. Prepares contrast media, and other chemical mixtures for x-ray procedures.

2. Prepares patient for x-ray images, explains the procedures using AIDET, transfers patient on and off the x-ray table, positions patient, and assists patient at end of procedures.

3. Follows prescribed techniques in obtaining general and specific x-ray images.

adjust equipment; immobilization and support devices to obtain proper position of

patient; uses radiation protection methods.

4. Produces images using computed and digital radiography techniques. Effectively uses the computer for various functions.

5. Observes patient during procedure and reports unusual occurrences. Documents

in Electronic Medical Record as needed.

6. Reviews orders in the electronic medical chart before proceeding with exam.

Identifies patients using two forms of identification.

7. Performs routine and specialty diagnostic X-Ray procedures. Example: Portables,

trauma, ER, surgery and fluoroscopy procedures.

8. Instructs, supervises, and evaluates students in the clinical setting.

9. Is able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to

neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric patients. Is able to assess the patient’s

status, communicate effectively, and provide care for each age group.

10. Responsible for transporting patients to and from the Emergency Department

and floors if necessary.

11. Adheres to prescribed standards for Radiation Safety and patient confidentiality.

12. Abides all compliance requirements and policies and performs these

responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization’s mission and

vision.

13. Maintains an orderly, clean, and adequately stocked room and/or work area.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

            A.        High school graduation or equivalent.

            B.        Licensed by the State of Louisiana in diagnostic radiology.

            C.        Preferred registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Tech (AART).

            D.        Certified in CPR within 30 days of employment and recertified prior to expiration.              

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

            A. Medium strength is required to position patients for examination

or treatments.

            B.        Standing most of the time.

            C.        Pushing mobile equipment to area of use

            D.        Reaching for and handling cassettes, supportive devices, and

machine controls.

            E.         Talking and hearing to give instructions to patients.

            F.         Near visual acuity and depth perception to examine exposed film

 for pertinent detail.

            G.        Work is inside - Electrical and radiant energy hazards.  Wears

PPE when necessary during certain procedures.

            H.        Lifting of patients onto or off x-ray table.