General Summary of PositionPerforms a full range of diagnostic radiographic examinations to include routine, emergency room trauma, operating room procedures, lithotripsy, portables, and fluoroscopy. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesPerforms a full range of diagnostic radiographic examinations in the department, clinics, and operating room.Ensures that radiation safety precautions are taken.Adheres to the policies and procedures that apply to the performance of obtaining radiographic studies, including performing a correct, exam, including laterality, on the correct patient at the time requested.Provides basic information to patients and/or families concerning procedures to be performed and is able to answer questions if asked.Assists the Radiologists in performing special radiological examinations.Assists with the upkeep of radiographic equipment, and adhere to all related safety requirements and reports needed for equipment repairs.Ensures timely completion of all exams through tracking, scanning, and another technical workflow as related to Radiology Information System (RIS, Enterprise Radiology Solutions (ERS), and Enterprise Electronic Record (EMR).Operates digital and fluoroscopic radiographic equipment.Participates in orientation and other opportunities for learning as delegated by the department, other hospital staff, and students.Exemplifies SPIRIT values, and actively participates in Patient Safety Standards and tasks.Coordinates and collaborates with Technical Aides to ensure efficient room turnover.Coordinates, communicates and collaborates with Patient Financial Associates that register radiology exams to minimize delays and potential safety issues for the outpatient population.Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered all-inclusive.
Minimum QualificationsEducationMust be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.
Experience1-2 years hospital-based experience preferred. Prior work experience not required.
Licenses and CertificationsMust be registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Associates must comply with the ARRT Rules and Regulation and the ARRT Standards of Ethics. CPR certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesMust have basic knowledge of radiographic theory and techniques, good knowledge of specialized and complex radiographic procedures.Ability to work under stressful and emergent situations.
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About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It’s how we treat people.MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.