Operates radiologic equipment to make clinical diagnostic X-ray films as directed by physicians. Performs routine diagnostic procedures and may be required to function as a Medical Assistant as needed.
Positions patients and adjusts equipment for taking X-rays following established procedures. Instructs patients regarding procedures. Observes patient's vital signs during examination.
Follows prescribed safety standards in operating radiologic equipment.
Maintains accurate radiology records as directed and logs all procedures completed. Processes routine paperwork and files reports.
Selects length and intensity for radiation exposure by adjusting equipment on individual patient basis.
Examines radiologic film for properties such as density and contrast, definition, magnification and distortion.
Develops and processes radiologic film. Delivers film to radiologists for reading/ interpretation.
Maintains examination rooms. Stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies.
Completion of course in radiologic technology approved by the American Registry ofRadiologic Technologists.
One year of experience as a radiologic technologist preferred.
Current state licensure and certification (ARRT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.