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Radiology Technologist II

Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022

Performs basic to advanced radiologic procedures under the direction of the Radiologist.

Proficiently performs basic to advanced radiologic procedures. Must perform and be proficient with all of the following procedures if performed at assigned facility which include general diagnostic, general fluoroscopy, pain clinic, GI lab, urology, and c-arm procedures.

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. Works independently outside the department with providers.

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.

Serves as a technical resource, role model and/or preceptor for students and staff. Acts as a resource to staff at own facility and throughout the system.

Facilitates clinical problem solving and collaborates with other departments to provide education on managing patients after procedures and any other imaging department processes and procedures.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.

Scheduled Hours

2nd shift hours, Weekends, Holidays and Call Rotation

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.

Degrees

Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 2 years of experience in a Radiologic Technologist role.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Proficient in radiology positioning and techniques, aseptic techniques and C-arm.Advanced knowledge of radiation safety and radiology equipment.Knowledge of specialty physician protocols and ability to work effectively with diverse providers. Advanced knowledge of anatomy.Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.Ability to work independently. Intermediate computer skills.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 674256831-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Advocate Aurora Health
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent