Sanford Health Radiology Technologist - Walker Clinic in Walker, Minnesota
Job Title: Radiology Technologist | Walker Clinic | Walker, MN
Department : Radiology Diagnostics - Rad Tech - Bemidji
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Performs diagnostic imaging examinations on patients, ensuring the production of quality diagnostic images. Operates equipment to produce diagnostic images according to patient cases and relevant guidelines; ensures the quality of images is satisfactory for clinical purposes.
Ensures accurate patient positioning during radiographic procedures; conducts image operations according to provider requests and other technical factors. Implements radiation safety guidelines and conducts proper radiation protection practices during the imaging process.
Delivers excellent patient care and education before, during, and after diagnostic imaging procedures. Ability to understand and navigate the electronic medical record (EMR) system. Willingness to perform additional duties as assigned.
Sanford Rural Health Network Facility sites may expand job responsibilities based on the needs of the facility, to include, but not limited to: on-call rotation nights, weekends, and holidays. Perform diagnostic radiology procedures. Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols. May perform mobile imaging, electrocardiogram (EKG), cardiac monitor placement, and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) procedures.
Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff. Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician. Mentors others to prepare them for responsibilities. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Coordinate work with clerical personnel or other technologists. Checks documents thoroughly according to standard processes and procedures.
Completion of an educational program accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Working knowledge of diagnostic radiographic principles, including radiographic positioning, film/image processing, quality control, and radiation protection is required.
Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD03281