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LifePoint Health Radiology Tech in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

11135 Radiology Tech STRHS-Lawrenceburg Job Description 3.31.2017

JOB SUMMARY

Performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Reports to: Director of Imaging Services.

FLSA: Non-exempt

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers X 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Perform other duties as assigned.• Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned.• Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of the STRHS.• Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when neccessary.• Accepts all call schedule as directed.• Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS

• Compliance to the STRH - Lawrenceburg Standards of Performance is required.• Compliance to Dress Code Standards• Should this job description be filled by a PRN employee, they will be subject to the requirements of that position.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum EducationX Associate’s degree Required X Graduate of a Program in Discipline Required

Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Certifications:X Basic Life Support (BLS may be obtained with 30 days of hire following orientation) □ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__ □Other_ Licenses: Professional certification/license in General Radiology

Job: *Radiology/Imaging Services

Organization: *Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg

Title: Radiology Tech

Location: Tennessee-Lawrenceburg

Requisition ID: 7425-3162

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