The Radiology Tech CRT I supports patient care by performing x-rays as directed by physician/clinician for diagnostic purposes. Additionally, this position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. The responsibilities of this position are concurrent with CSMCF guidelines.
Demonstrates clinical competency and technical skills as a CRT
Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures, positioning patients on the examining table and adjusting equipment to obtain optimum views of specific body area as ordered by clinician
Performs procedures based on established technique chart using independent judgment to support the radiological orders
Follow standardized imaging practices and protocols
Basic understanding of patient care flow and insurance concepts
Use appropriate technique charts
Assure markers are set appropriately
Ability to retrieve studies from PACS for review
Perform appropriate equipment QC
Maintain needed logs for QC based on manufacturer recommendation
Provide patient education as pertains to requested studies
Perform appropriate infection controls processes
Maintain current California Radiologic Technician license
Performs other duties as assigned
May assist the clinician during examinations and/or minor surgeries.
May keep exam and/or procedure rooms stocked with adequate medical - surgical supplies, maintain instruments, perform sterilization as required.
May prepare patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record as needed.
May escort patients to exam rooms, interview patients, measure vital signs and document information in patient's chart.
May perform designated diagnostic tests as directed by provider.
The Radiologic Technician I should have strong communication, interpersonal, customer service, organizational, and teamwork skills. It is vital that the Radiologic Technician I demonstrate the ability to learn and to work with co-workers as part of a team.
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