General Radiology Tech

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LifePoint Health
Published
November 17, 2021
Location
Dodge City, Kansas
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General Radiology Tech in Dodge City, KS at Western Plains Medical Complex

Date Posted: 11/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Western Plains Medical Complex

About Us

Western Plains Medical Complex is a 99-bed Joint Commission accredited hospital that offers a wide variety of services to Dodge City and surrounding communities. For more information on Western Plains Medical Complex please visit:
http://www.lifepointhealth.net/serving-communities/our-communities/western-plains-medical-complex

Job Description

Western Plains Medical Complex

The General Radiology Tech t assists in maintenance/management of the radiology departmental service and Quality Improvement Plan in accordance with standards established by the hospital, The Joint Commission, state, local and federal regulatory agencies; performs and ensures patient safety while operating radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations (including tomography ), portable x-ray, and ultrasound machines and processes films;  assists in the maintenance of the Radiology Policy and Procedure Manuals and refers to policy and procedure manuals for proper operation/quality control of equipment;  assists physician in detection and localization of the patient's anatomy using the appropriate technical factors, age specific positioning and shielding techniques appropriate for infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics;  utilizes appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet growth, development and continued clinical needs of all patients (newborns, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics);  assists/maintains stock levels, storage and safe keeping of films, files, chemicals, and patient supplies;  ensures cleanliness of equipment, work areas and assists in maintaining equipment in good working order and notifies supervisor of department equipment and supply needs;  assists in the orientation and training of new personnel and participates in continuing education programs to enhance skills and maintain credentials;  verifies doctors orders and patient ID when performing procedures;  checks for allergies to iodine/contrast medias when performing contrast studies;  labels films appropriately in regards to patient name, orientation of patient and technique utilized;  demonstrates proficiency in choosing proper dosing/equipment settings prior to x-ray procedures;  assures films/reports/patient chart is available to Radiologist/Physician;  and, performs other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Clinical Coordinator Lead and/or Director of Imaging Services

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Must be a graduate of a Radiology Program that meets the requirements for Radiography or Sonography. Completion of a formal ultrasound training school preferred.

Required Licenses
[United States] Radiologic Technologist and Technician
ARDMS registry in Abdomen and/or Vascular required within 18 months of hire.

Required Skills
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Rad Tech:
One – year preferred with Diagnostic Imaging experience preferred: ARRT certification AND licensed by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts as a LRT. BLS Required.

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