Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist to join our team.


  • Demonstrates complete working knowledge of routine radiographic equipment within the department;
  • Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to clients, physicians, employees, and Mercy business;
  • Describes procedure to patient and/or family members;
  • Performs office procedures in absence of clerical support personnel;
  • Assumes charge position as required in absence of supervisory personnel;
  • Actively participates in department meetings, committees, conferences, and in-services;
  • Retrieves and calls reports to physician offices, nursing units, surgery, ER, etc. upon requests;
  • Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid/CPR as needed;
  • Completes all paperwork where applicable including consent forms;
  • Maintains ongoing education that includes annual training on safe radiation practices in the radiology environment;
  • Practices sterile technique and prevents cross contamination to patients and equipment;
  • Transports patients to and from the department;
  • Is knowledgeable of and actively participates in improving patient safety and reducing risk to patients;
  • Provides radiation protection to patient, staff and self;
  • Confirms patient identification and introduces self to patients.


  • Participates in standby on call coverage of department as needed;
  • Must be ARRT registered and registered by the State of Iowa;
  • Must Maintain BLS certification;
  • Demonstrates general working knowledge of computers and a willingness to learn department specific software;
  • Demonstrates correct and adequate anatomical positioning skills;
  • Is able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change;
  • Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment;
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Radiology PACS;
  • Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team;
  • Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and care with the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • Prefer one year of experience in hospital setting;
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served.