Radiologic Technologist

Bryan Medical Center Lincoln, NE
Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Radiologic Technologist performs diagnostic x-ray procedures under the supervision of a qualified physician. Uses x-ray technology and techniques to assist in the diagnosis of patient medical problems for patients throughout the age continuum.

PRINCIPAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.

* Performs all types of diagnostic x-ray procedures to include radiography, fluoroscopy, portable diagnostic and portable fluoroscopy; practices radiation safety for patients, staff and self.

* Uses sterile technique as required.

* Optimally demonstrates patient anatomy through proper positioning and selection of technical factors.

* Competently operates all diagnostic x-ray equipment and support systems to include HIS, RIS, Scheduling System, PACS and offsite Radiologist Services

* Utilizes department computer systems, PACS, to review patient history and provide accurate documentation of studies.

* Properly cares for and images patients of all ages; maintains patient confidentiality.

* Coordinates exams within the department and with other departments to provide expedient and complete care; demonstrates flexibility in scheduling and proper communication with medical staff, coworkers, patients, families, and other hospital staff to assure quality patient care.

* Handles telephone calls for scheduling, coordination, or questions with courtesy and accuracy.

* Cleans, disinfects and maintains equipment as necessary; notifies coordinator of equipment problems and calls appropriate service vendors as needed.

* Keeps area properly supplied.

* Accesses and administers drugs and biologicals that are pertinent to essential job functions in accordance with Medical Center procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of a school of Radiologic Technology with current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required. Valid State of Nebraska Medical Radiographer license required.

OTHER CREDENTIALS / CERTIFICATIONS:

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

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