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Billings Clinic Radiology Technologist Orthopedics in Billings, Montana

Under general supervision, operates radiographic equipment to obtain ordered radiographs consistent with department routines and procedures. In doing so, positions patients, adjusts equipment for proper exposure settings and develops films/images following the procedure and facilitates image storage in the PACS system. Also assists physicians and Radiology RPAs in performing examinations by administering/providing contrast media and assisting with procedures as needed.

Essential Job Functions

•Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic's mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.
•Ensures radiological services provided are in compliance with standards established by Billings Clinic, local, state and federal agencies.
•Performs quality procedures and radiographs using the appropriate department routine as ordered and be able to perform those examinations using all the general radiographic equipment.
•Prepares the room, equipment and supplies as dictated by the particular examination or patient need and processes the necessary radiographs.
•Prepares the patient for the examination by ensuring the patient is attired properly, explains the examin ation to the patient and transfers and positions the patient as needed. Demonstrates awareness of radiation safety for patients, self and co-workers in particular by using appropriate shielding for patients. Assists the patient at the end of the examination.
•Informs Manager or Supervisor of any unusual concerns, situations or conditions relative to staff, patients and physicians. Assists with stocking and cleaning their assigned room daily. Maintains adequate inventory of all required supplies by appropriately utilizing supply management software/hardware and/or informing appropriate personnel for acquisition.
•Performs a variety of clerical and image management tasks, as required, such as working up patients, completing the appropriate paper work following each examination, properly identifies exams for PACS storage and review.
•Identifies need and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental
•Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.
•Is responsible for taking an active role in the mentoring of the student technologist staff.
•Performs other duties as assigned or need to meet the needs of the department/organization

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