Radiographer

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 21, 2017
Closes
Mar 01, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Takes x-ray exposures of patients as requested by referring physicians. Explains x-ray procedure to patients, assures safety of patients, reviews films to assure appropriate images, and prepares files and reports.One year of experience as a radiologic technologist preferred.

  1. Greets patient, confirms image to be taken, and explains x-ray procedure to patient.
  2. Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing x-ray procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form if needed.
  3. Takes x-ray exposures of patient following protocol for position of body, intensity of radiation, and time of exposure.
  4. Processes film and inspects images to determine that images meet the requirements of radiologist.
  5. Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.
  6. Prepares patient information files showing patient's name, date of x-ray, referring physician, and number of exposures.
  7. Prepares and submits reports showing the number and type of x-rays.
  8. Performs other related duties as directed.
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Completion of formal training in radiologic technology.
  • RT certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
  • Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.
  • CPR certification required.

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