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Radiology Technologist, Full-time/Days, Baptist Pensacola

Baptist Health Care
United States, Florida, Pensacola
February 05, 2024
Job Description

The Radiology Technologist performs interpretive, patient care, and technical functions to insure proper radiologic diagnosis of patients. This position performs imaging examinations in multiple settings, contributing to the efficient operation of the department. This position functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.

Responsibilities

Assists in care and maintenance of Diagnostic Radiology equipment, and supplies. Sets up and adjusts Diagnostic Radiology equipment per radiologist protocol for exam. Operates highly complex radiographic equipment within the radiology department, operating suites and at the patient's bedside, selecting technical factors to ensure high-quality radiographs using the A.L.A.R.A. (As low as reasonable achievable) standards. Relies on extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology to obtain the maximum diagnostic image corresponding to body parts. Receives and reviews requests for radiologic studies. Accepts patients and assesses their condition to determine proper handling and special requirements. Explains and prepares the patient for all radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures. Possesses and utilizes proper aseptic technique and isolation procedures when appropriate. Assists in the administration and administers various medications under the direction of a physician to render specific organs or systems more opaque. Performs all responsibilities / duties required by the department to perform examinations. Assists with examination of higher complexity such as myelograms, lumbar puncture etc. Quality controls all images, maintains inventory, and adheres to safety regulations. Participates in training of department personnel, including students. Displays superior interpersonal skills with patients and peers. Performs various clerical duties.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required and
Associates Degree Radiology Required

Licenses and Certifications
Certified Radiology Technologist Licensed State of Florida Upon Hire Required
Registered Technologist (ARRT) Board Registry Upon Hire Required
BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association within 90 Days Required

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Must be able to multi task daily.
Possesses knowledge of filing systems, telephone etiquette and customer service.
Computer skills.
Medical terminology.
Must be available for on call status, as needed, after normal operating hours.
Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the tasks listed on the competencies list as prescribed by the department.

About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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