Radiologic Technologist Float (No Weekends)
Company: Springfield Clinic
Posted on: January 27, 2023
The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for performing
radiographic procedures by the application of ionizing radiation to
produce radiographic images under a variety of conditions and
assisting physicians as required in the selection of practical
applications and technical factors.
Reports to the Diagnostic Imaging Operations Manager
Obtain a complete history on patients including obtaining previous
related exams that will help evaluate the current exam.
Produce quality radiographs.
Select proper technical factors for each individual patient,
according to established protocols.
Provide proper shielding in accordance with prescribed radiation
Operate equipment as directed.
Be knowledgeable with all procedures and protocols within the
Process films using an automatic processor at the MOHA
Assist with the selection of technical factors using ALARA
Possess knowledge of CR/DR/DRX image acquisition and manipulation,
including correcting data regarding patient information and image
detail in PACS.
Maintain orderliness, cleanliness and cooperates with all personnel
in the proper conduct of the department.
Assemble films/images for interpretation by radiologists.
Assist patients in transport within Radiology and throughout the
Springfield Clinic campus.
Will be responsible when using Springfield Clinic computers and
telephones as needed for patient care.
Knowledge of computer systems: RIS (to include, but not limited to
scheduling/rescheduling/replacing exams, completing exams, patient
history, enter comments, enter "stop" payments and print features),
EHR, PACS, Employee Benefit system, Radiology home page.
May assist in the use of a variety of equipment and procedures.
Knowledge of sterile procedure and of sterilization procedure for
Knowledge of general scheduler duties.
Knowledge of Prompt Care workflow.
Knowledge of workflow to obtain reports on images.
Put away incoming supplies and inform Supervisor of supplies
Clean CR cassettes on a regular basis.
Check for outdates on a regular basis.
Report any equipment failures to Supervisor and have general
knowledge to troubleshoot equipment for problems and call for
service if necessary.
Submit proper forms to request for paid time off and enter time off
in payroll tracking system.
Provide orientation/training of new technologists and other
Comply with the Springfield Clinic incident reporting policy and
Adhere to all OSHA and Springfield Clinic training &
accomplishments as required per policy.
Provide excellent customer service and adhere to Springfield
Clinic's Code of Conduct and Ethics Standards.
Perform other job duties as assigned.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school.
Must maintain current registration with the American Registry of
Radiologic Technologists in Radiography.
May have temporary accreditation status in Radiography with the
Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Division of Nuclear
CPR per American Heart Association guidelines required within 30
days of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must maintain professional behavior.
Must be able to adjust to various personalities.
Must have the ability to control emotions and maintain composure
under stress, using tact and good judgment.
Must possess manual dexterity to use keyboard and handle equipment
Must have the ability to perform occasional heavy lifting, i.e.
transferring patients to x-ray tables.
Must be capable of pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, lifting and
Must be able with help to lift patient from cart to table.
Must be able to work with arms above head.
Must be able to wear lead apron for long periods of time.
Must be able to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to assist patient to and from the table.
Will be exposed to fumes from cleaning agents or x-ray film
processor chemicals, in limited areas.
Will be exposed to conditions including exposure to blood and body
fluids, tissue, contagious diseases and/or potentially hazardous
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