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Estimated Pay $18 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location West palm beach, Florida

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Description

Job Summary

Utilizes medical imaging equipment to produce diagnostic quality radiographs through the use of ionizing radiation. Responsible for following all departmental Radiation Safety and ALARA policies as well as state and federal regulations to ensure low-dose imaging is an integral part of practice. Operates portable and stationary x-ray equipment and prepares examination rooms, equipment, supplies, and medications. Provides for patient comfort and safety during examinations.

Job Specific Duties

  • Adjusts equipment, determines proper technique and arranges immobilization and support devices to obtain correct patient position. 
  • Communicates effectively with hospital employees, physicians, and patients. 
  • Follows hospital patient-identification policy prior to performing examination. 
  • Immediately upon completion of examination, verbally communicates with supervisor to ensure prompt review of images. 
  • Observes radiation safety practices at all times. 
  • Performs appropriate radiologic examinations as ordered. 
  • Prepares patient for examination, explains procedures, transfers patient to table, positions patients and assists patient at end of procedure. 
  • Prepares room, equipment, and materials as needed for patients. 
  • Produces high-quality radiographs and repeats views as necessary. 
  • Promptly upon completion of examination, enters and transmits patient information into PACS. 
  • Reports any equipment problems/malfunctions to appropriate person. 
  • Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).
Qualifications

Minimum Job Requirements

  • OTHER General x-ray license from the State of Florida – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 180 days of hire or transfer into the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) – in good standing throughout employment highly preferred.
  • Graduate of AMA Accredited School of Radiology Technology preferred.
  • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt standard clinical procedures to the individual client's need.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work as a team member.


Job :
Imaging & Radiology

Primary Location :
Florida-West Palm Beach-Palm Beach Gardens Outpt Ctr

Department :
PALM BEACH GARDENS OP CTR-RAD-2100-571721

Job Status

:Pool