Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 3/21/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 1107.52900 Hawthorn Rad-Diagnostic

Perform medical exams using X-rays on patients to create images of specific parts of the body.

Radiologic Technologist Job Responsibilities:

Adjust and maintain imaging equipment. Follow precise orders from physicians on what areas of the body to image. Prepare patients for procedures, including taking a medical history and shielding exposed areas that do not need to be imaged.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Communication skills to compassionately and accurately explain to the patient what they are about to experience, must also be able to clearly communicate test results to doctors and staff
  • Calibrate and maintain radiology equipment, technical knowledge. Each machine model is different, so you will have to learn and relearn technology as it changes
  • Must be kind and show empathy and patience
  • Because a Radiologic Technologist spends many hours on their feet, they must have stamina. There are also times when you must physically help patients, which calls for physical strength.
  • Must be detail-orientated and be good at math and science.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with patients and be comfortable with the human body.
  • Needs a valid Radiologic Technologist license & to be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART) and have a current BLS for healthcare provider CPR or CRP/AED certification.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Follow instructions from physicians regarding which area of the patient’s body needs imaging
  • Talk the patient through the procedure and answer questions to lower their anxiety
  • Correctly position the patient, adjust the imaging equipment to the specified position
  • Prevent unnecessary radiation exposure both to themselves and to the patient
  • Follow correct techniques and procedures, such as patient shielding
  • Keep good patient records
  • Maintain radiology supplies inventory by checking stock, anticipating future needs and placing orders
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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