Radiologic Tech II
Company: Emory Healthcare/Emory University
Posted on: June 24, 2022
JOB DESCRIPTION: Operates radiologic equipment to produce
radiographs (x-rays) of the body for diagnostic purposes. Performs
routine, portable, operating room or flouoroscope exams. Performs
complex radiographic procedures and provides guidance to lower
level Radiologic Technologists and students. Positions patient,
adjusts equipment to produce high quality x-rays, and explains
various procedures to the patient. Takes precautions to minimize
staff and patient exposure to radiation. Assists in training
radiology staff and students. Assists in radiology quality
assurance and quality improvement activities.
Effectively communicates with patients, family and other health
care team members. Keeps patient and families abreast of patient's
progress. Explains procedures to patients/families to reduce their
anxiety and to obtain patient cooperation. Assists with
patient/family education. Assumes and provides patient care for
radiologic procedures. Anticipates potential patient crisis by
continually evaluating patient during radiologic procedures. Sets
up procedure rooms including equipment and supplies. Assists with
and performs multiple radiologic procedures in appropriate
timeframe. Ensures that patients have been prepared for procedures.
Performs routine, portable, operating room, and fluoroscopic
procedures to produce radiologic images.
Completes all aspects of patient care documentation following the
established charting procedures. Completes procedures in Radiology
Information System to ensure billing of exams/procedure.
Participates in performance improvement data collection.
Follows all safety requirements of the hospital and department.
Practices radiation protection techniques using beam restrictive
devices, patient shielding skills and knowledge of applicable
exposure factors to minimize radiation to patients and staff. Uses
personal protective equipment as required. May participate on
Properly operates, mobilizes and positions equipment. Sets exposure
factors and uses appropriate techniques and protocols. Responsible
for safe operation of radiologic equipment. Cleans equipment and
stocks procedure rooms. Troubleshoots equipment problems and
advises supervisor of equipment malfunctions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a graduate of an accredited school
of Radiologic Technology and at a minimum be registered with the
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Basic Life
Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart
Association required. Must have a minimum of one (1) year
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day
(occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently);
01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max;
Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing &
walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing,
reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned
work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may
vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental
exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen
exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors
Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold
Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient
care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be
required. Use of personal protective equipment, including
respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on
assigned work area and work tasks.
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**Division** _The Emory Clinic_
**Campus Location** _Snellville, GA, 30078_
**Campus Location** _US-GA-Snellville_
**Department** _TEC Ortho - Radiology Exec Pk_
**Job Type** _Regular Full-Time_
**Job Number** _84068_
**Job Category** _Imaging & Radiology_
**Standard Hours** _40 Hours_
Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment
practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination,
harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability,
citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed
services, veteran status or any other classification protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.
Keywords: Emory Healthcare/Emory University, Roswell , Radiologic Tech II, Other , Snellville, Georgia
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