Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”
About this role
The X-Ray technician performs x-rays to meet acceptable standards. Maintains daily operations of the Radiology Department including equipment supplies, film storage, retrieval and record keeping.
What you bring to the table
- Graduation from an accredited Radiology Technology Program preferred.
- Minimum of one year clinical experience preferred. Ability to work under pressure and relate well to patients, security staff, visitors and co-workers.
- Must have and maintain current certification as an X-Ray technician within the state. Must also obtain and maintain CPR Certification.
What you will do
Maintain current working knowledge of radiation and electrical hazards to protect and prevent injury to patients and staff.
Schedule patients for x-rays ordered by Health Care Practitioner including outside services when required.
Ensure proper positioning of patient and exposure/development of film for proper diagnosis.
Assist Health Care Practitioner in performing studies as requested.
Assist staff in proper utilization of dental x-ray unit.
Maintain accurate identification filing and recording of films and reports.
Prepare and maintain chemicals for developing process as required.
Check and maintain equipment in clean, proper, safe working order.
Report any equipment malfunction, take appropriate safety steps, and report repair needs to supervisor.
Complete required reports; requisition supplies and replacement parts; schedule routine service.
Develop and update departmental policies and procedures.
Coordinate schedule with other activities to promote efficient service.
Report any unusual occurrences or accidents to Health Services Administrator and/or Director of Nursing.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer