This position is an advanced-level radiologic technologist who enhances patient care by extending the capacity of the radiologist in the diagnostic imaging environment. The position performs patient assessment, patient management, fluoroscopy and a broad range of diagnostic and interventional services under the supervision of a Radiologist.
Evaluates the daily schedule of procedures with the supervising physician and determines where skills set will be best utilized.
Completes procedures under the guidance, supervision and discretion of the supervising physician and displays competencies required by licensure, scope of practice, credentialing and organizational policy.
Evaluates medical images, reviews preliminary reports and images with supervising physician, and prepares technical reports for review and sign off by the supervising physician.
Assess and evaluate the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of each patient.
Participates in patient management, including prescribing additional imaging procedures, following review with the supervising physician.
Administers and/ or orders intravenous medications and contrast media under the supervision of a physician with co-signature prior to initiation of orders.
Collects, analyzes, evaluates pertinent information regarding equipment, procedures and the work environment for radiation safety, patient safety, risk management and quality management opportunities and implements corrective action when necessary.
This position requires knowledge normally associated with completion of a Bachelors Degree and certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Requires graduation from a certified Radiology Practitioner Assistant program or Registered Radiologist Assistant program.
Current certification by the Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants or certification as a Registered Radiologist Assistant by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is also required.
Excellent clinical and communications skills are required.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 257498
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