The primary role of the Clinic Radiologic Technologist (CRT) is to perform duties assigned to the position accurately and efficiently with minimal supervision. The CRT is expected to strictly adhere to the established practice and safety standards.
Full-Time: A 40-hour workweek (5 shifts), Monday through Friday as scheduled. Overtime and holiday coverage may be required or authorized. Part-Time: A schedule of less than 35 hours per week as needed by the supervisor. Evening and weekend On-Call may be required.
Education & Training:
- High school diploma or GED
- Graduation from an accredited Radiology Technologist training program
- Current State License as a Radiological Technologist (RT) required
- Current ARRT Certification
- CPR / First Aid Certification
- Experience with the GE BrightSpeed Series CT System preferred
- Six (6) months previous work experience performing CT scans required (twelve (12) months preferred)
- A valid state driver’s license, personal vehicle, vehicle insurance and a good driving record are required. Position requires travel and is authorized for mileage reimbursement.
- Must meet requirements of Physical Skills Assessment
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Must possess excellent knowledge of diagnostic x-ray procedures
- Must be able to perform diagnostic x-ray procedures safely and accurately
- Strong knowledge of medical terminology, its spelling and abbreviations
- Medical Assisting/Nursing training or experience preferred
- Working knowledge of computer preferred
- Must be able to closely follow physician instructions
- Must be able to communicate calmly, compassionately, and professionally with all patients
Essential Job Functions & Duties:
- Proficiently operates, adjusts, and maintains X-Ray equipment
- Performs X-Ray of areas as prescribed by the physician
- Selects the best images that are to be reviewed by the physician
- Practices radiation safety and protection techniques
- Sets equipment to obtain the best density, detail, and contrast of the area being imaged
- Directs patients to make movements that will help obtain the best images
- Positions patients properly to obtain X-Rays
- Communicates with patient and helps prepare for imaging to include assisting with removal of garments or jewelry that may interfere with procedure and explaining how the process works
- Other duties as assigned to include, but not limited to answering phones and rooming patients
QUALITY ASSURANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
- Perform the x-ray repeat analysis, identify potential problems, take corrective action as needed
- When needed, notify and schedule the x-ray service provider for service
- Notify the assigned Clinic Manager (CM) and Regional Director-Radiation Safety Officer (RD-RSO) of any deficiencies, and when applicable, take corrective action (i.e. notify and schedule the x-ray service provider for equipment related problems, etc.)
- Assist the RD-RSO during TDH and FDA inspections
- Coordinate with Risk Management and Information Technology as needed
- Other duties as assigned
- Must be punctual and reliable in attendance
Customer Service Skills:
- Meets the service expectations of our internal & external customers
- Adequately handles problems identified by internal & external customers
- Provides quality service to internal & external customers
- Resolves problems identified by internal & external customers
- Interacts with other departments in a manner that promotes teamwork and facilitates company goals
Working Conditions & Risks:
Work is indoors in a well lighted, and seasonally heated and cooled clinic. Job hazards are estimated to be minimal (low risk). Potential risk exists for accidents while using routine exercise and office equipment.
Position requires prolonged standing, walking, and sitting as well as repetitive use of hand and fingers. Repetitive motions consist of extended period of upper limb movements (arms, hands, and wrists): good vision; good hearing; and clear speech required. Lifting 20-50 pounds on an occasional basis unassisted is required.
- Stooping, Kneeling, Climbing, Crouching, and Squatting: Stooping is required to pull and file charts, and paper stored in this area. Squatting is required to lift items from floor area. Climbing is required to store or pull boxes from shelves.
- Reaching, Handling, Fingering, and/or Feeling: Reaching horizontally is required to move papers. Reaching horizontally, up, down, and to the side to obtain and secure papers is required and also using office equipment. Using a keyboard and touch screen are required.
- Talking, Hearing, and Seeing: Must be able to speak and hear clearly enough for listener to understand conversational tone from a 5 foot distance.