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Radiology Technologist-Laurentian C

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

BLS certification within 90 days of start
Certification/Licensure/Registration
No Experience required.

JOB SUMMARY

The Radiology Technologist, performs diagnostic radiographic procedures including related quality controls. Performs darkroom/film processor duties. Maintains related quality assurance records, x-ray files. Orders and maintains related x-ray film and supplies. Performs lab tests, EKGs, spirometry, heel ultrasound testing, audiology and related duties when needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduate of 2-year accredited radiologic technology program.

Experience: N/A

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Radiologic Technologist Registered RT(R). Within ninety (90) days of hire, BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education: N/A

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year radiology experience.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of laboratory functions in a physician office setting. Knowledge of Universal Precautions, MSDS, generally accepted safety practices and quality control practices for lab and x-ray services. Knowledge of diagnostic x-ray services provided in a physician clinic. Knowledge of medical record documentation practices related to lab services. Knowledge of personal computing applications. Knowledge of customer relation principles. Ability to perform phlebotomies, finger-stick collections, and obtain accurate vital signs. Ability to perform x-rays and develop films. Ability to accurately complete waived and moderately complex lab tests. Ability to work independently under general administrative and medical direction. Ability to prioritize tasks without compromising patient care. Ability to demonstrate positive customer relations and present a professional image. Ability to work constructively with other persons. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Ability to perform routine computer functions. Ability to participate in orientation of new personnel and teaching of students. Ability to write legibly, see and perform visual microscopic analysis, read, hear, walk, and speak English.

READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.

SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking; assists with lifting and moving patients, supplies and equipment; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching; lift objects up to thirty-five (35) pounds in weight; work more than eight (8) hours but less than twelve (12) shifts.

Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 - 8 hours)

Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Reach with hands and arms - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS

Up to 25 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases. Exposed to laboratory and radiological chemicals and electrical and radiant energy hazards. Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards. Exposed to risk bloodborne diseases when working in the laboratory or other clinical areas. Exposed to chemical s and reagents used in the laboratory process. May be exposed to the hazards from electrical and mechanical equipment. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements. Work assignments may include more than one clinic specimen collection setting. May take off-premise call with requirement to return to Clinic as needed when on-call. May work more than eight (8) hours but less than twelve (12) hour shifts.

Employment Type

Unscheduled (Casual)

Schedule

.00, As Scheduled, Req #17275

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