The Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (DRT) performs urgent and emergent radiographic examinations. Receives patients, explains method of procedure, positions patients, selects and sets technical factors, sets up and adjusts accessory equipment required, and makes exposures necessary for the requested procedures. The Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (DRT) is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the Imaging PACS System. Performance of daily QC check of system is required for imaging stability. Will report all changes and daily performance through PACS Coordinator. Functions/Duties may include but are not limited to: Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the Imaging PACS System Performance of daily QC check of system is required for imaging stability. Will report all changes and daily performance through PACS Coordinator. Sets up the x-ray room Under the direction of a supervising radiologist, may administer barium or iodinated contrast media orally, intravenously, or rectally Monitors vital signs, notifying radiologist of significant changes. Measuring patient thickness to determine technical factors needed Instructs students in the handling of seriously ill patients, checks images to ensure they are of good diagnostic quality Independently makes routine radiographic examinations of head, trunk, and extremities for diagnosis of illness or injury Performs operator preventive maintenance on x-ray equipment. Work Schedule: Evening Shift 4pm to midnight weekdays ( Mon-Fri) (Shift may rotate and could include nights and weekends) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599335200
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