Rad Tech I
Rad Tech I
Primary Location Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Job Number 967637
Date posted 04/27/2022
General radiology and fluoroscopic imaging are provided under direct and indirect supervision in the radiology, emergency room, surgery, and mobile bedside care section.
- Positions patients, provides immobilization devices as necessary, and chooses technical factors that will produce the best imaging for each individual patient. Performs radiologic examinations in accordance with departmental protocols in the diagnostic imaging department as well as the operating room, emergency room, and hospital patient rooms. Reviewing the orders, relating the patient’s clinical history to the exam being done, and reviewing earlier studies where follow-up and more research are required. consults as necessary with the on-site radiologists and registered nurses.
- All National Patient Safety Goals are followed. Prior to carrying out the requested study, patients are received and double-identified using the required criteria. guarantees data entry and information accuracy while protecting patient privacy and confidentiality. records necessary information in the radiology information system (RIS.) helps with the contraindications screening process for patients.
- prepares floor stock pharmaceuticals, contrast agents, and sterile fields, and assures the sterility of surgical packs, trays, and disposables to be utilized in the designated area. keeps proper and sufficient supplies on hand throughout the procedures.
- Helps the radiologist execute fluoroscopic procedures while operating and comprehending the features and performance capabilities of the portable imaging systems, general radiology systems, and fluoroscopy equipment.
- Post-processes and examines images as necessary, then sends them to the Diagnostic Imaging PACS system and prepares them for radiologist interpretation.
- maintains functional knowledge of all the tools and gadgets in the department. Reports equipment malfunctions to the relevant administrative person, as well as accidents, odd occurrences, and dangerous conditions.
- takes on responsibility for the patient’s requirements during the surgery. communicates with patients in a service-oriented manner, clarifying procedures and responding to inquiries. emphasizes a caring, tailored, and personalized approach to patient care at all times. After the conclusion of the surgery, dismisses patients for transport and/or helps with patient transport.
- As necessary, gives patients, family members, and hospital personnel instructions on proper safety measures; ensures that these are followed. minimizes radiation exposure to patients and oneself by using suitable procedures (ALARA Principles). Time spent using fluoroscopy during procedures is recorded.
- when a Code Blue or Rapid Response Team event arises, performs as a member of the resuscitation team.
- maintains daily supplies of all necessary materials and linens, as well as the general cleanliness and order of the allocated room.
- duties for general radiology service regions are rotated and split up.
- continues to pursue education.
- As necessary or requested, attends departmental meetings and/or in-service presentations. when an excused absence prevents attendance, reads and signs the minutes.
- Associates degree in radiologic technology from accredited school; or two (2) years of directly related experience.
- Radiographer Certification (Hawaii)
- Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
- Radiologic Technologist Certification
- Trauma, fluoroscopy, and surgery experience.