Performs basic and intermediate radiologic procedures under the direction of the Radiologist.
Competently performs basic and intermediate radiographic procedures including general diagnostic and general fluoroscopic.
Communicates with patients to explain procedures, obtain clinical history, confirm acknowledgment of patients' understanding and address any questions or concerns.
Positions patients and selects exposure factors for various radiologic examinations, and provides patient with radiation protection and safety in accordance with prescribed methods.
Identifies patient and labels images pertaining to the patient, compares requisitions to physician's orders to ensure exam accuracy, and processes images ensuring quality of radiographs and calls back patients as necessary.
Assists, communicates and consults with the Radiologists.
Prepares and maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges.
Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.Scheduled Hours
Float tech expected to cover first, second, and third shift openings in the hospital and surrounding clinics.
This position earns $3 more an hour above base pay for float premium.
Participates in a 3 holiday a year rotation. Would be cross trained to CT
Licenses & Certifications
Radiographer license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and
Registered Technologist (RT) registration issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months.
Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology.
Required Functional Experience
No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Competent in radiology positioning and techniques.Knowledge of basic radiation safety and radiology equipment.Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.Ability to work independently. Intermediate computer skills.