Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 87355
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2023
Performs limited diagnostic medical radiographic procedures.
Work Schedule: PRN Flex
Under the supervision of a radiologist, performs diagnostic medical radiographic procedures limited to x-ray examinations of the skull, chest, hip/pelvis, spine/sacrum, upper extremities, and lower extremities. Follows exam protocols on neonatal (excluding NICU patients), pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.
Maintains department facilities; checks equipment and supplies on a daily basis. Communicates effectively with radiologist and other physicians when given direction.
Processes images, evaluates images for technical quality and accurate patient identification. Places appropriate markers on all images. Checks quality of images and sends images or exam to proper PACS viewing station.
Verifies patient identification and physician orders. Documents clinical history prior to examination. Transports patients and informs nursing units of patient’s departure and arrival.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
The pay range for this position is: $18.54 - $24.10 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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