Full understanding of HIS, RIS, PACS to include ordering, monitoring workings, validation of images and completing studies.
Ability to organize relative patient information, reports, and films (including priors) for interpretation.
Interviews patients for history, obtains patient signature when applicable, explains exams and assists patients.
Produces images which demonstrate a thorough knowledge of radiographic technique (collimation, ID markers and patient demographics), anatomical positioning, equipment performance and department positioning.
Performs all mammography and radiography studies within specified time frame and of good quality.
Perform diagnostic procedures with minimal exposure to self and patients.
Performs examinations efficiently with repeat rate consistent with department standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of film critique sufficient to repeat films when indicated without direction.
Evaluates radiographs for technical quality.
Technologist demonstrates proper radiation safety and general practices for patient, self, and others.
Demonstrates competency using the Electronic Medical Record.
Demonstrates competency using the PACS.
Identifies all patients using two patient identifiers (name and birth date).
Demonstrates caring, excellence, leadership, pride, teamwork, integrity and center wide standards for service.
Provides all aspects of patient care based on established standards. Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of patients served; the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; knowledge of growth and development and an understanding of the range of treatment of the patients.
Knows the general condition of the equipment at all times, knows how to operate all equipment required in the course of performing procedures. Documents failures in a timely manner.
Responsible for ensuring that proper maintenance of the x-ray machine is scheduled and performed as required.
Recognizes normal and abnormal image findings and reports to supervisor or radiologist.
Required to have good hand-eye coordination during radiology procedures.
Maintains proper stock of medical and clerical supplies.
Assists with rotating supplies and linen.