Altru Health System

Diagnostic Radiology Technologist

Grand Forks, ND
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Aug 14, 2020
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Job Summary

The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist educates patients on the radiology procedure and ensures patients feel comfortable and safe. The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist performs all radiographic procedures and monitors the patient.

Essential Job Functions

Demonstrates understanding of Computer Radiology (CR) principles and Digital Radiography (DR) principles, selects proper technical factors and operated equipment to produce quality radiographs, utilizing all radiation safety devices.

Reviews images for quality and completeness according to standard operating procedures and provider's preference, i.e., proper labeling, collimation, etc.

Prepares and administers IV and oral contrast under the direction of a Radiologist/Radiologist Assistant.

Provides individualized patient care and comfort essential to the procedure as well as provides the patient and family with appropriate education to optimize their understanding within scope of responsibility. Monitors patient for comfort and safety.

Ensures prior images are available and completes all Epic Processes.

Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.

Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

License, Certification & Registration

Radiographer -American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) -Prior to Start Date

ND Medical Imaging License -North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners-Prior to Start Date

Basic Life Support (BLS) -American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue -Within 2 Months of Start Date

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