Mille Lacs Health System
  • Onamia, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Summary                                                                                

The position works under the direction of the Radiology Manager and the Radiologist. Takes images and radiographs of varied methods of the body in various modalities i.e. CT, MRI, US, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, Nuclear Medicine, ECHO, DEXA, X-Ray, etc. to assist the Medical Staff in the diagnosis of disease and injury. 

 1.0 FTE (80 hours per pay period) Rotating Shifts, Weekends and Holidays

Job Duties

The essential functions of this job are identified with an asterisk (*) at the end of the bullet point.

  • Performs EKG and X-Ray as necessary.
  • Performs Fluoroscopies, CTs, general X-Ray, portables, surgeries and DEXAs.
  • Assist one another with lifting as needed.
  • Ensures each patient is identified by name and DOB.
  • Explains procedure to patient prior to starting.
  • Positions patients properly to obtain x-rays, CT scans, MR scans or mammograms.
  • Takes preventative steps to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation.
  • Must be able to closely follow physician instructions, prepare radiography equipment, position patients and obtain optimal images for diagnosis.
  • Must be able to communicate calmly, compassionately and professionally with all different types of patients.
  • Ensures all scans are charged appropriately.
  • Documents on HMS for every exam performed.
  • Contact radiologist (if in Brainerd) regarding exam needing to be read, STAT, etc.
  • Proper computerized documentation of patient will be maintained at all times.
  • Evening/weekend techs ensure exams (CTs) are transferred to virtual for a read; the reads are reviewed by Brainerd radiologist.
  • Runs QA test on all machines.
  • Pulls jackets for exams.
  • Ensures reports for previous tests are pulled for comparison by radiologist.
  • Checks supplies at least weekly or as needed and lets ordering tech know of supplies to order.
  • Checks bin for floor (hospital) patients needing radiology services.
  • Notifies appropriate department/company of any issues with equipment; notifies manager.
  • Keeps manager apprised of equipment/ scheduling/department issues.
  • Is competent in burning discs for mailing or sending with patients.
  • Ensure contrast is charged out separately.
  • Regularly attends monthly department meetings, 50% are required. When unable to attend, meets with Radiology Manager for the information.
  • Serves on committees, teams and task forces as assigned.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employee will comply with all Mille Lacs Health System (MLHS) policies, including safety policies, procedures, and rules. All will be expected to report unsafe conditions to a member of management.

Required Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an ARRT recognized two-year technical program with certificate of completion or by equivalent outside study.
  • Must have current Radiology license in the state of MN by the ARRT.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work independently.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • One to two years as a Radiologic Technician in a hospital setting strongly preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Professional written and verbal communication
  • Expertise with computer based data
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Stress Management/Composure
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Technical Capacity
  • Thoroughness  
  • Time Management
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