Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County (MHLC) – Radiology Technologist

Application Deadline: 2024-04-04
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Title: Radiology Technologist
Reports to: Radiologist & Radiology Supervisor
Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Position Qualifications:
• Graduate from an Approved School of Radiologic Technology
• Current State of Wisconsin Licensure as a Radiographer
• Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
• Current in all Required Course & Continuing Education Requirements of ARRT
• Mammography & CT Certification Preferred

Essential Functions of the Radiology Technologist:
• Ability to perform all assigned Radiology duties in accordance with Memorial Hospital standards, policies and procedures, under the supervision of the Radiologist and/or Radiology Supervisor
• Ability to assist with and perform x-rays with fixed or portable equipment in the department, patient rooms, operating/recovery suite and/or ER
• Ability to transport patients to the radiology department, and return them to their designated area following their examinations
• Ability to check the quality of the x-ray taken and repeat the process if necessary and/or requested by the Radiologist
• Ability to assist the Radiologist and/or other technologists with radiographic & fluoroscopic procedures as necessary
• Ability to organize the daily workload and QC
• Ability to clean equipment as scheduled
• Ability to inspect equipment for needed repairs and report to appropriate personnel
• Ability to operate all x-ray equipment such as radiographic and fluoroscopic machines, CT, mammography unit, bone densitometry, DR, CR, PACS, and other radiographic equipment
• Ability to coordinate the mobile service exams; ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI and peripheral vascular
• Ability to perform clerical & clinical duties relative to the position; obtain prior images and reports as requested, answer the phone, provide necessary information or relay messages, schedule patients needing appointments
• Ability to perform all other Radiology related duties as assigned

Professional Functions of the Radiology Technologist:
• Ability to perform all x-ray examinations; correct positioning, proper techniques, processing procedure, medical terminology, and all radiation and health safety regulations
• Ability to perform job functions of the Radiologic Technologist position
• Ability to perform job duties with a high degree of mental application to ensure patient welfare and radiation protection
• Ability to follow the Memorial Hospital Code of Conduct, and also the Confidentiality and Information Access Agreement
• Ability to perform job duties while keeping the needs of the patient their main priority

Physical / Mental Requirements:
• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, and lifting.
• Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients, manual finger dexterity, and eyehand coordination.
• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
• Requires occasional lifting and carrying items of up to 50 pounds.
• Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
• Requires working under stressful conditions and working flexible hours.

Interpersonal Skills:
• Self-motivated; ability to organize and prioritize well.
• Ability to remain flexible and to reorganize priorities when emergencies arise.
• Requires a significant level of trust and diplomacy, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
• Requires extensive personal contact with others, with excellent communication skills.
• Requires personal contact with others inside and/or outside Memorial Hospital, to communicate pertinent patient information.

Additional Skill Sets:
• Use of computer, printer, fax, and other office equipment.
• Requires the use of personal protection safety equipment including gloves, lab coats, gowns, goggles, and face masks/shields.

Employee Responsibility in an Emergency:
As an employee of Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County, you are expected to respond to emergencies involving the safety of patients, other employees, visitors and the facility. This includes the ability to assist with a possible evacuation of the facility if that has been deemed necessary.

Management Statement:
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable job related duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or other management personnel. Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours as needs prevail. This document is for management communication only and not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employment.

Deadline Note: 11:59PM