SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Takes radiologic films or other scans of various portions of the body to assist in the detection of foreign bodies and the diagnosis of diseases and injuries.
SCOPE: To function as an imaging technologist in the field of interventional radiology. To communicate; facilitate; and coordinate patient care delivery and effective communication within the medical center; which is dedicated to the care of the pediatric population and those with childhood conditions; through high quality diagnostic procedures. Work closely with team members of the Radiology Department and other collaborating departments throughout the hospital and outpatient sites.
???Patient Care - Procedures and Exams Prepare patients, parents, and/or families for procedures/examinations physically and/or psychologically. Conduct procedures/examinations following protocol/guidelines as directed. May obtain, review, bring together, and/or facilitate the exchange of patient information.
???Customer Service - Patient Act as a customer advocate and strive to better meet the needs of, and to support, patients and/or families. Utilize a customer focus to complete assignments and/or interact with customers in a courteous, attentive and conscientious manner. Respond quickly to parent requests and concerns. Provide appropriate education/information to patients and/or families.
???Communication - Patient Communicate with patients, families and employees in courteous manner. Respond promptly to requests by patients, families and employees. May provide information concerning patients that are admitted, referred, transferred, or discharged. Provide emotional support to families as needed.
???Serve as a Resource Demonstrate competence in specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Effectively communicate with team members and contribute to their growth by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills; stay abreast of changes in key systems; serve as an expert resource to the department, and/or hospital in specific area(s).
???Process Improvement Participate in improving/assuring organizational and/or departmental performance/quality through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and/or providing input to department discussions. Anticipate and actively identify and recommend areas for process/system improvement. May work with appropriate personnel to implement agreed upon changes. May participate in the evaluation of improvement initiatives/activities.
???Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology or Equivalent ???Registered ARRT (R) or eligible within 6 months of hire ???Licensed by Ohio Department of Health within 30 days of eligibility
???Bachelor's degree OR Equivalent ???Registered ARRT (VI) OR Registered ARRT (CI)
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