The Registered Radiologic Technologist is responsible for performing radiographic examinations under the direction of a radiologist at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. The Technologist performs a variety of procedures that will require independent judgement, with ingenuity and initiative to apply ionizing radiation for diagnosis. The Technologist assumes responsibility for designated areas of procedures as required.
Essential Functions of the Job
Required skills and competencies. Has competency checklist been completed with all competencies met (i.e. job skills / knowledge, equipment knowledge)
Responsible for care and safety of patients undergoing radiographic examinations.
Protects public, patients and personnel from radiation.
Carefully applies ionizing radiation to produce best quality radiographs with minimal exposure.
Produces good quality radiographic examinations with minimal radiation exposure.
Familiar with safe operation of all radiologic equipment. Reports any malfunctions to Chief Rad Tech.
Accepts responsibility for administrative duties such as records, orderliness, cleanliness, supplies, etc.
Willingly rotates within department and between shifts, as required for the smooth operation of the Radiology Services Department.
Participates in on-call duties by accepting fair share of evenings and weekends.
Manages time effectively to ensure that deadlines are met and that personal priorities support organizational objectives.
Participates in staff development activities and looks for personal growth opportunities.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Must hold current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification and remain a member in good standing.
Minimum of six months experience in the radiology field.
Previous experience with CT scans required or ability to obtain required CT knowledge within six months of hire.
Previous experience with bone density, trauma, ultrasound, and/or mammography preferred
Graduate of formal radiologic technology training program.
English speaking and writing skills required / preferred.
Anatomy and physiology
Principles of radiation physics and electricity and related hazards
Variation of anatomical postures (i.e. supine, prone, etc.)
Psychology, patient care, and sterile techniques
Ability to relate to patients in all age groups with a variety of medical conditions.
Additional Salary Information: eligible for shift and weekend differentials; evening shift $2 per hour, weekend diff $2 per hour. Call required -- on call pay $3 per hour; call back pay two hour minimum at time and a half.
Internal Number: 70406837
About Weeks Medical Center
About Weeks Medical Center -- Healthcare the Way It Should Be
Our caring and compassionate staff is committed to providing the highest quality and efficient health care services to the communities of New Hampshire’s North Country. Our main hospital is located in Lancaster and we operate satellite physicians offices in the towns of Whitefield, Groveton, North Stratford, and Lancaster.
Weeks – Providing the personalized care of a community hospital and the resources and stability of a more established medical group.
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