Grinnell Chamber

Radiology Technologist

Full time
Posted: 12/30/2019
Grinnell, IA
https://careers-unitypoint.icims.com/jobs/68722/radiology-technologist/job

Description

Overview

Through limited direction, will perform a variety of technical procedures utilizing ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis. Will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.  Will assume responsibility of assigned areas and projects.  Call, weekends, holidays, and back-up call are also routinely required.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews all diagnostic requests, protocol sheets, and lab results (when relevant).
  • Provides radiation protection, safety, and comfort to patients.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and a friendly demeanor.
  • Attends continuing education programs and keeps abreast of new equipment and updates. 
  • Maintains all state and federal continuing education requirements.
  • Able to perform all radiologic procedures following established protocols and guidelines.
  • Informs the clinical supervisor when supplies need to be ordered for day-to-day operations.
  • Maintains adequate records as directed in assigned areas.
  • Reports any equipment malfunctions or quality control problems immediately to the technical supervisor or department director.
  • Provides support and a friendly environment to radiology students.
  • RIS/PACS knowledge. 
  • Knowledge of proper image transmission and sequence of PACs. 
  • Treats fellow employees with respect and provides a supportive environment for fellow technologists.
  • Effectively communicates with radiologists and staff physicians.
  • Effectively communicates and provides support when needed to clerical and other non-clinical radiology department staff.

Requirements

Qualifications

Education:

Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA approved school.
License(s)/Certification(s):

Must be ARRT registered or registry eligible with a current State of Iowa permit to practice.
Experience:

RIS/PACS knowledge.
Must demonstrate competency in computed tomography, registry preferred.
Mammography registry preferred or as needed.

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