Under the general direction of the Operations Manager of Medical Imaging, performs assigned radiographic procedures and other duties in the care and treatment of patients in and for the express purpose of the department according to accepted radiologic norms.
Customer Services: Communicates effectively with staff, patients and visitors.
Quality Improvement: Assists with collection of data for quality assurance.
Human Relations: Attends meeting and seminars to keep abreast of recent developments.
Problem Solving: Review patient orders and make assessment to perform procedure.
Documentation: (a) Reports needed repairs of equipment to Clinical Engineering/Maintenance as appropriate. (b) Proficient in the operation of the teleradiology and Picture Archive and Communications System (PACS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for all exams.
Team Work: (a) Assists the radiologist and/or other technologist in radiographic-fluoroscopic procedures as necessary. (b) Assists patients to and from the department if no transporter is available.
Primary Responsibilities for Technological Service: (a) Assists with and performs procedures in the department with fixed equipment or, if necessary, moves portable equipment to patient rooms, operating suite, or emergency suite for procedures. (b) Checks the quality of the Images taken and repeats procedure if necessary and/or requested by the radiologist.( c) Assists with clinical teaching and evaluation of radiologic technology students. (d) Cleans equipment after each use. ( e)Observes appropriate radiation safety precautions to protect themselves and others from unnecessary radiation exposure. (f) Injects contrast media under the supervision of a radiologist. (g) Performs other duties as requested.
Primary Responsibilities for Charge Technologists: (A) Assigns the workload to specific examining rooms and coordinates those patient's examinations with other sections. (B) Performs general supervision of the personnel in accordance with all department & hospital policies and procedures. (C) Communicates pertinent information to the Operations Manager & the Administrative Director.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Requires the State of Wisconsin License and hold registration with The American
Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Must know radiographic examinations and body positions, techniques, film processing procedures, medical terminology and protection. The ability to perform the functions of a radiologic technologist and communicate effectively with staff, patients and visitors.
Successful completion of Radiologic Technology Program.
St. Mary's Hospital – Madison –
St. Mary's is a 440-bed tertiary referral hospital offeringinpatient and outpatient treatment and diagnostic services in primary care andnearly all specialties. Medical/surgical areas of special focus include theFamily Birth Center, pediatrics, Neuroscience Center, geriatrics, orthopedics,emergency services and more. St. Mary's is affiliated with the University ofWisconsin School of Medicine's three-year family practice residency program. Since1912, St. Mary's has provided service to much of south-central Wisconsinincluding Dane County and 17 other nearby counties. In the growing city of SunPrairie, northeast of Madison, St. Mary's Emergency Clinic provides services tomore than 30,000 residents.
Internal Number: 17013035
About SSM Health
You’ve known us as many names throughout St. Louis, and now, we’re bringing our hospitals, doctors, home care and other services together under one name – SSM Health. With seven hospitals, 350+ physicians, more than 40 physician locations and 12,000 employees, we are part of something bigger and better. We’re connected to a wealth of resources, expertise and advance technology to help you, your family and our community live long, healthy lives.
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