Xray - 40 hours - M-F - 3-11
- Pre-exam responsibilities:
Greet patient courteously, within 5 minutes presentation of requisition and/or flash card by clerk receptionist with less than two legitimate complaints per six month period as determined by supervisor.
Introduce self to patient and instruct the patient regarding your role, the exam the patient is having and answer any questions relevant to that exam; establishing and maintaining patient confidence, with less than two legitimate (as determined by supervisor) complaints in a six month period.
Review patients' requisition and/or history determining the appropriate supplies needed and/or direction given to patient for appropriate undressing.
Prepare room and/or equipment per departmental procedure per exam.
- Performance of exam: Provides care to patients ranging in age from childhood, through adolescence, adulthood and geriatrics. The technologist must possess the ability to assess the requirements of the patients as they pertain to age, and must perform examinations as defined in Department Policies, in a manner consistent with the patient's age.
Assist patient on or off x-ray table, pursuant to departmental safety guidelines and/or the correct utilization of body mechanics.
Position patient appropriately for adequate filming utilizing appropriate restraining devices if required.
Select proper technical factors on an individual patient basis.
Operates the equipment as directed with proper care to minimize equipment breakdown, and/or the delivery of proper radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.