X-Ray Technician

The X-Ray Technician produces diagnostic radiological examinations to aid in the diagnosis of disease. Arranges patients for radiological examinations. Being a X-Ray Technician performs portable X-ray examinations. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation. In addition, X-Ray Technician develops exposed X-ray film. Performs administrative duties, such as scheduling appointments, patient instructions, film-filing, and maintenance of records. Requires registration as a technologist by the ARRT. Requires an associate’s degree. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Requires registration as a technologist by the A.R.R.T. X-Ray Technician’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.

X-Ray Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a X-Ray Technician to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of patient care activities to assist physicians including procedures, EKG’s, phlebotomy and injections;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;
  • Triage patients;
  • Verify insurance;
  • Maintains supplies, equipment, practices OSHA safety standards, performs accurate, legal and ethical documentation at all times;
  • Protect patients, yourself and staff from radiation exposure which meet recommended industry standards;
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;
  • Assist with coordination of x-ray maintenance, repairs, and certification/registration updates;
  • Performs patient x-rays;
  • Assists nursing director and compliance officer with The following tasks;
  • Functions as medical assistant when needed;
  • Performs pre-Certs, referrals, PAs;
  • Troubleshooting equipment as needed;
  • Produce diagnostic images as directed by ordering physician;
  • Ensure safety of patient and equipment at all times.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work weekends and holidays;
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and empathy towards our patients at all times;
  • Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow;
  • Skill in operating phones, personal computer, software and other IT systems;
  • Must have skills in patient care and radiation safety;
  • A valid and current license by the state of Maryland;
  • Associate degree or certificate from an accredited institution required;
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule;
  • Ability to operate equipment without assistance;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Current ARRT certification;
  • Current CPR;
  • Knowledge of EMR/EHR helpful;
  • 6+ months of Radiological Technologist experience;
  • Strong attention to detail.