Radiology Technologist

Washington D.C.
Dec 06, 2017
May 30, 2018
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.

Greets patient, confirms image to be taken, and explains x-ray procedure to patient.

Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing x-ray procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form if needed.

Takes x-ray exposures of patient following protocol for position of body, intensity of radiation, and time of exposure.

Processes film and inspects images to determine that images meet the requirements of radiologist.

Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.

Prepares patient information files showing patient's name, date of x-ray, referring physician, and number of exposures.

Prepares and submits reports showing the number and type of x-rays.

Performs other related duties as directed.

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