Performs routine diagnostic radiology procedures to include
outpatient emergency department intraoperative portable C-arm
inpatient and fluoroscopic exams. Provides routine radiology
services to patients of all ages including neonates children
adolescents adults and geriatric patients.
Demonstrates understanding of Hospitals Mission Vision and
Demonstrates understanding of job description performance
expectations and competency assessment plan.
Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs
of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer Service
Completes mandatory education
Complies with department policies procedures and protocols
- reviews policies and procedures
- reviews Employee Handbook
- reviews protocols for charges
Maintains current CPR certification.
Participates in department and interdepartmental quality
Provides safe environment for patients employees and
- Utilizes lead shielding protective devices and radiation
monitoring devices (badges) as appropriate.
- Utilizes radiation exposure coning devices as appropriate.
- Practices aseptic techniques and infection control
- Practices radiation safety at all times.
- Demonstrates ability to transport patients safely and
efficiently as needed.
- Utilizes lead markers at all times.
- Conducts visual checks of equipment prior to each use to ensure
Performs arthrograms and myelograms.
Performs C arm procedures and x-rays in the OR.
Prepares room and assists radiologists for fistulagrams and
Performs GIs SBFTs and IVPs.
- Adult GI SBFT IVP
- Child GI SBFT IVP
Prepares contrast and barium materials:
- contrast/barium administration for adults
- contrast/barium administration for children.
- contrast/barium administration for infants.
Provides technical assistance to radiologists and OB/GYNs for
Demonstrates ability to load unload and process films through
Demonstrates ability to perform processor QC as necessary.
Processes images through the CR Unit and demonstrates ability to
utilize the workstation.
Demonstrates competency in using the digital PAC system in
retrieving and merging images
Operates C-Arms and various portable x-ray units.
Introduces self to patient confirms patients name and exam to be
Explains procedure to the patient:
- explains exam to adult
- explains exam to adolescent
- explains exam to child
Sets appropriate technique factors for properly exposed
radiographs for all age groups-adult children & infants.
Utilizes immobilization or securing devices
- pigostat for infant
- papoose board for child
- bed rails/other devices for adults
Monitors patients condition during examinations.
Stocks and cleans work area.
Performs all office functions to include RIS/SMS order entries
QAs and verifies patients in the RIS.
Moves film appropriately within the RIS system.
High school graduation or equivalent and satisfactory completion
of formal radiologic technology training of two years duration.
Ability to meet the requirements for registry by the American
Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).
Holds a valid State of Rhode Island Radiograher License.
Current CPR certification.
Must be able to stand/ squat1-3 hours and walk 3-7 hours
frequent twisting and moderate bending and lift over 50 lbs with
good body mechanics.
Must be able to use both hands/wrists and perform frequent fine
motor skills with moderate repetitions.
Requires accurate near and far vision at 20/40 accurate depth
perception and discriminate between red-green and blue-violet.
Must hear whisper at eight feet
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan
is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Newport Hospital USA:RI:Newport
Work Type: Per Diem
Shift: Shift 1