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Diagnostic Radiology Technologist

Company: Altru Health System
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Diagnostic Radiology Technologist educates patients on the radiology procedure and ensures patients feel comfortable and safe. The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist performs all radiographic procedures and monitors the patient. Essential Job FunctionsProvides individualized patient care and comfort essential to the procedure as well as provides the patient and family with appropriate education to optimize their understanding within scope of responsibility. Monitors patient for comfort and safety. Demonstrates understanding of Computer Radiology (CR) principles and Digital Radiography (DR) principles, selects proper technical factors and operated equipment to produce quality radiographs, utilizing all radiation safety devices.Reviews images for quality and completeness according to standard operating procedures and provider's preference, i.e., proper labeling, collimation, etc. Prepares and administers IV and oral contrast under the direction of a Radiologist/Radiologist Assistant.Ensures prior images are available and completes all Epic Processes. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.Safety & ComplianceDemonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment. Driving Requirements Professional Drivers: Persons who drive as their main responsibility OR transport passengers or hazardous materials.Frequent Drivers: Persons whose main responsibility is not driving, but drive daily or almost daily.Occasional Drivers: Persons who drive from once per month to as frequently as once per week.Infrequent Drivers: Persons who are generally not expected to drive. Driving Requirements Driving CategoryInfrequent DriverLicense, Certification & RegistrationTitleCredentialing BodyTimeframe When NeededVerified ByRadiographerAmerican Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)Prior to Start DateHR Primary SourcesND Medical Imaging LicenseNorth Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of ExaminersPrior to Start DateHR Primary SourcesBasic Life Support (BLS)American Heart Association (AHA)Within 2 Months of Start DateLearning Management SystemPhysical Demands Frequency8 Hour Shift10 Hour Shift12 Hour ShiftRarely (1-4%)1-19 min1-24 min1-29 minOccasionally (5-33%)19 min-2.6 hrs24 min-3.3 hrs29 min-3.9 hrsFrequently (34-66%)2.6-5.3 hrs3.3-6.6 hrs3.9-7.9 hrsContinuously (67-100%)5.3-8 hrs6.6-10 hrs7.9-12 hrs Physical Demands ActivityFrequencySitFrequently (34-66%)StandFrequently (34-66%)WalkFrequently (34-66%)Stoop/BendContinuously (> 67%)ReachFrequently (34-66%)ClimbRarely ( CrawlNot ApplicableSquat/Crouch/KneelOccasionally (5-33%)TwistOccasionally (5-33%)Handle/Finger/FeelContinuously (> 67%)SeeContinuously (> 67%)HearContinuously (> 67%)Weight DemandsActivityAmountLift - Floor to Waist LevelMedium (20-40 pounds)CarryMedium (20-40 pounds)Push/PullMedium (20-40 pounds)Slide/TransferMedium (20-40 pounds)Working ConditionsConditionFrequencyIndoorContinuously (> 67%)OutdoorNot ApplicableExtreme TemperatureNot ApplicableEmployee HealthFunctional AssessmentHazardous Drug ExposureFit Testing RequiredDYesYesby Jobble

Keywords: Altru Health System, Grand Forks , Diagnostic Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Grand Forks, North Dakota

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