X-Ray Technologist (Full Time)
Company: Colorado Springs Radiologists / PENRAD Imaging
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Job Title: X-Ray Technologist
Reports to: Lead X-Ray Technologist and Director of Clinical
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Summary DescriptionThis technologist position is responsible for
applying expertise in the area of obtaining diagnostic radiographic
images, DEXA scans, and fluoroscopic procedures while providing
exemplary quality service to patients.
This position is Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Will cover other shifts as needed. Click here for FT benefit
- Prepares patients for exams by greeting the patient by his/her
entire name, obtaining patient history information necessary to
perform or evaluate the procedure, and providing instructions and
explanation of the procedure to obtain the best possible image and
reduce the patient's anxiety.
- Prepares area for exam by ensuring the proper equipment and
supplies are available before the patient is called for exam.
Prepares trays, supplies, etc. for the Radiologist guided
- Operates DEXA machine to obtain spine, hip, and forearm bone
- Selects appropriate anatomical regions of interest and submits
for Radiologist interpretation.
- Performs fluoroscopic procedures along with the supervision of
a Radiologist when necessary.
- Performs IV catheter insertion for injections of nonionic
contrast for specific exams while ensuring proper venipuncture
techniques were utilized. Documents amount of contrast
- Attends to patient's care before, during and immediately
following exam and notifies the appropriate party if patient's
condition changes at any time.
- Performs daily inspections of equipment and reports immediately
any quality concerns as well as equipment failures or
- Sends all studies to PACS (image software), including any
applicable prior studies. Provides proper documentation to the
- Uses RIS to track and complete patient exams, document call
reports, patient histories, etc.
- Assists the Radiologists with fluoroscopy procedures. Records
the amount of fluoroscopy time per exam performed.
- Assists CT and MRI modalities with patients as needed.
- Performs clerical duties related to the procedures including
entering information into company-specific software and documenting
information into patient charts.
- Cleans exam rooms, cassettes and restocks supplies for next
- Interfaces with Lead regarding any and all concerns.
- Attends staff meetings regularly and follows all company
policies and procedures.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential
functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be
assigned by administration.
Knowledge:Business-specific knowledge: Knowledge of: Colorado
Springs Radiologists, P.C. policies and procedures,
business-specific software, safety regulations.
Industry-specific knowledge: Knowledge of: laws and regulations
pertaining to medical records and patient confidentiality, ethics
and standards of appropriate professional organization(s), ICD-10
and CPT coding, radiation safety, aseptic techniques, IV
Mastery:Specialized equipment: Radiographic and DEXA imaging
equipment, computer, crash cart, Oxygen tanks, IV pumps.
Abilities:Ability to: work independently with minimal supervision;
organize and prioritize work and complete within established,
reasonable time frames; follow verbal and written instructions;
establish and maintain professional working relationships with
staff, physicians, management, patients and external contacts;
pursue educational and training opportunities to continually add to
personal and professional growth in knowledge, skills and abilities
pertaining to this position; maintain strict confidentiality of
patient, business and employee information at all times; exercise
professional judgment and perform all duties in compliance with
medical ethics and OSHA standards.
Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification: Graduation from an
ARRT accredited Radiologic Program. ARRT certification/eligible
required. BLS certification required.
Desirable or Special Qualifications: Previous experience
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Position: X-Ray Technologist
NOTE: These are physical and mental requirements of the position as
it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these
physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a
candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a
reasonable accommodation, Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. may
be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements,
depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it
relates, and the proposed accommodation.
Ability to move distances between office or buildings
Color Perception(Red, Green, Amber)
Climbing - Ladder - High Roof Tops
Hearing / Listening
Pushing / Pulling
- Occasionally lifting 50 pounds
- Occasionally carrying 15 pounds
Sitting for extended periods of time
Standing for extended periods of time
Other, which includes:
Mental / Reasoning Requirements
Reading - SIMPLE
Writing - SIMPLE
Basic Math Skills
Reading - COMPLEX
Writing - COMPLEX
Analysis / Comprehension
Judgment / Decision Making
Works with Others
High Places - minimal
Verbal Contact w/ Others
Noise - minimal
Fumes / Odors
Face to Face Contact
Dirt or Dust
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned
to this job. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so
classified, nor are these statements intended to create a contract
of employment between the employee and Colorado Springs
Radiologists, P.C. Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. is an
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