Performs diagnostic imaging examinations on patients, ensuring the production of quality diagnostic images. Operates equipment to produce diagnostic images according to patient cases and relevant guidelines; ensures the quality of images is satisfactory for clinical purposes.
Ensures accurate patient positioning during radiographic procedures; conducts image operations according to provider requests and other technical factors. Implements radiation safety guidelines and conducts proper radiation protection practices during the imaging process.
Delivers excellent patient care and education before, during, and after diagnostic imaging procedures. Ability to understand and navigate the electronic medical record (EMR) system. Willingness to perform additional duties as assigned.
Sanford Rural Health Network Facility sites may expand job responsibilities based on the needs of the facility. Perform diagnostic radiology procedures. Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols.
Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff. Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician. Mentors others to prepare them for responsibilities. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Coordinate work with clerical personnel or other technologists. Checks documents thoroughly according to standard processes and procedures.
Position is full-time, 80 hours per pay period. Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. No weekends. No holidays. General radiology examinations only.
Completion of an educational program accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Working knowledge of diagnostic radiographic principles, including radiographic positioning, film/image processing, quality
control, and radiation protection is required.
Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure with the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board (NDMIRT) is required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.
X-Ray Operators also accepted.
Internal Number: WD06775
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition. For information, visit sanfordhealth.org.