Radiologic Technologist – PRN (Clarendon)
Job Description: Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. Verifies patient by identification band and verbal response comparing two identifiers with the requisition and chart. Ensures correct procedure is done by checking chart or prescription for correct exam order, calls for order clarification as needed and documents order clarification correctly. Treats patient and procedure in accordance with the MHC Confidentiality policy. Completes annual training and demonstrates age-specific care thereby meeting the needs of patient population served. Greets and assists patient with appropriate attire for procedure, thoroughly explains procedure, length, and expectations along with desired results. Expresses sincere concern for patient’s well-being by conveying the feeling that they are the reason we are here and to reduce the patient’s anxiety. Selects and utilizes appropriate technical factors for procedure based on body habitus, pathology, and body part while consistently positioning patient properly during procedure. Verifies that all images obtained have crossed over successfully into Pacs and are of high quality prior to forwarding to the Radiologists for interpretation. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of imaging equipment being used, which will be listed on the Mammography Skills Checklist. Maintains attentiveness to equipment and patient during procedure. Maintains acceptable completion time based on the complexity of the procedure and or condition of the patient thereby demonstrating good utilization of time through productivity. Maintains all required documentation and data required by accrediting body in accordance with MQSA standards and McLeod Health Clarendon policy. All Radiology Technologist (unless hired for mammography only or hired with a temporary/limited license) will be required to cross train in CT. Those hired with temporary/limited licenses will be required to cross train in CT upon acquiring their permanent license. Upon successful completion of initial orientation and training, technologist must be able to perform all Radiological exams (X-Ray, all Fluoro and OR exams, Portables, and CT’s) in accordance with hospital protocols and policies without assistance. Maintains all required documentation and data required by accrediting body in accordance with MQSA standards and McLeod Health Clarendon policy. Certified experienced technologists in (CT and X ray) with at least 1(one) year on job work experience with current McLeod Health facility will Cross Train other staff members as needed. Upon successful completion of initial orientation and training, technologist must be able to perform all Mammography exams (screening, diagnostic, stereotactic biopsy, and Bone Density (DXA) exams) in accordance with hospital protocols and policies without assistance. Performs all other duties as assigned.
- (ARRT) American Registry of Radiologic Technologist.
- Certification with South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association (SCRQSA).
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) required. Registry eligible for Mammography certification (required within 6 months from hire date).
- BLS certification.
- Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Radiologic Technologist.
- Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Mammography.
Manning, SC, United States