Diagnostic X-Ray Technologist

DESCRIPTION:


Role:
In this role the successful candidates will function as X-Ray Technologists in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness.

Engagement specifics:

  • Contract Length: 3 months
  • Location: Iowa City, IA  
  • Schedule:
    • Tech 1: Monday – Friday, 3:30P-12A
    • Tech 2: Monday – Friday, 8A-4:30P
    • Tech 3: Monday – Friday, 8A-4:30P
    • Tech 4: Monday – Friday, 3:30P-12A 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols
  • Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
  • Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts
  • Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes
  • Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
  • Reviewing tests with peers and physician
  • Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
  • Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
  • Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
  • Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
  • Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair
  • Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
  • Compliance with Client, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
  • Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Client training programs
  • Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols
  • Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed
  • Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
  • Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
  • Performs additional duties as required

Required qualifications:
 

Experience:

  • Clinical Radiographer background with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience required, specifically in ER, OR, Trauma and Portables


License/Certification:

  • Valid ARRT license, registered in Radiography
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • State license in IA (will consider candidate that doesn’t have this, if willing to obtain)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
  • Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
  • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative

 

 

Required skills
X-Ray (XPRF) Technologist
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    JOB LOCATION

    Iowa City, Iowa
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    CONTRACT DURATION

    3 month(s)

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