Radiology Technologist

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Responsibilities

The Technologist assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients by producing diagnostic radiographs of various organs and structures of the human body.

Operates with minimal supervision uses independent judgment to determine quality of radiographs and compliance with established protocols.

General:

Performs diagnostic procedures in accordance with established protocols, which includes, but is not limited to, reviewing for appropriateness and completeness of patient histories and requested services.

Works in stressful environments such as surgery suites and ED. Exposed to ionizing radiation on a regular basis.

Rotates weekends and holidays works every 3rd weekend. Must be able to take call and respond within 45 minutes. May be required to work evening or night shift to ensure adequate staffing on all shifts

Demonstrates and maintains skills in providing care for patients of specific age groups, such as geriatric and neonatal, through in-service and continuing education.

Performs evaluative equipment tests and participates in quality control program.

Clinical:

Explains procedures to patients and ensures that patient understands the procedures they are undergoing.

Positions patients and provides for their protection from ionizing radiation.

Selects and operates complex radiographic equipment; follows standard safety protocols for personnel using radiation producing equipment.

Regulates time and intensity of exposure and other technical factors on individual patients.

Obtains Radiographs using the lowest possible exposure factors.

Reviews images for diagnostic acceptability.

Prepares and administers, orally and by intravenous injection, contrast media under physician direction. Reviews Medication Reconciliation form on patients receiving contrast.

Practices aseptic and sterile technique to prevent the spread of disease.

Administers or assists in administering CPR or other emergency procedures as needed.

Maintains appropriate records and supplies.

Professional Development:

Participates in continuing education activities related to the field of Radiologic Technology and its subspecialties.

Must complete at least 24 hours of direct credit continuing education every 2 years.

Qualifications

Minimum Education Required:

Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology. Registered as a Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

License and Certification:

Completion of JRCERT approved program in Radiologic Technology and an Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology. Registered as a Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Current ARRT certification.

Current licensure by the State of Ohio.

Certified in BLS for Healthcare workers.

Years of Experience:

1-3 preferred will consider new graduates.