Per-diem evenings, nights, and weekends shift position available. Minimum 3 years of experience Competent in OR, CT scan, and fluoroscopy procedures. Must be ARRT certified. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

 

To operate radiologic equipment to produce radiographs (x-rays) of body for diagnostic purposes, as directed by Radiologist. Operates CT scanner to produce cross sectional radiographs of the patient=s body.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Positions patient on examining table and adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician.

 

  1. Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.

 

  1. Moves x-ray equipment into specified position and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance, based on knowledge of radiographic exposure techniques and protocols. Adheres to established CT protocols.

 

  1. Practices radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding skills, and knowledge of applicable exposure factor, to minimize radiation to patient and staff.

 

  1. May operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient=s bedside.

 

  1. Administers contrast media orally or assists physician in intravenous administration.

 

  1. Enters data, such as type of scan requested, slice thickness, scan time, and other technical data into computer, using knowledge of radiologic technology and computed tomography.

 

  1. Starts CT scanner to scan designed anatomical area of patient.

 

  1. Talks to patient over intercom system and observe patient through window of control room to monitor patient safety and comfort.

 

  1. Views images of organs or tissue on video display screen to insure quality or pictures.

 

  1. Evaluates radiographs, video tape, and computer generated information for technical quality.

 

  1. Participates in QAPI, safety and infection control studies as assigned.

 

  1. May be crossed trained in other areas where applicable.

 

  1. May be required to vary shifts and / or weekend rotation as the needs of the department dictate.

 

  1. May include overtime, only if approved by Director.

 

  1. Follow and enforces the safety rules of the department and hospital.

Specific Vocational Preparation:

 

  • Graduation from an accredited program of radiologic technology. Proficient with CT.

 

 

To do this job, you must have the following licenses or certifications before being hired:

 

  • Current Florida Radiologic Technologist license.
  • BLS certification

 

 

To do this job, you must have the following amount of total education and / or experience.

 

  • Minimum of one year experience in general radiology and CT.