Radiology Technologist - Radiology
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: August 5, 2022
At the direction of the Radiologist, and under the general
supervision of the Lead Technologist, Supervisor, and/or indirect
supervision of the Manager/Director of the Department of Radiology,
operates radiographic equipment to make radiographs of designated
area of the body and assists the Radiologist in the production of
fluoroscopic procedures. Adjusts radiographic equipment to correct
settings for each procedure, positions, and instructs patients,
determines proper exposure technique and calibration field for each
radiograph. Arranges, attaches or adjusts immobilization and
supportive devices such as sandbags and angle sponges to obtain the
precise position, and to prevent the patient from moving and lessen
discomfort to the patient; adjust lead shields to protect
unaffected parts of the body from exposure to ionizing radiation.
Operate a variety of fixed and mobile radiographic and fluoroscopic
equipment; obtains diagnostic results while adhering to prescribed
radiation standards, assures that accuracy and quality of
examination is maintained and performs other related duties as
required or directed.
Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology
Must have knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics, and
radiographic positioning techniques.
Must have thorough knowledge of radiation safety protocols.
Must have ability to operate various types of radiographic
equipment, fixed and mobile, automatic and manual processing.
Must possess at least basic computer skills with ability to learn
and use the facility's system.
1-3 years of experience in a hospital setting highly preferred
Experience with trauma patients preferred
Current registration from The American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists required.Temporary permit required for new
Current state licensure Required
Current BLS (American Heart Association) required.
Per Diem As Needed
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