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Cleveland Clinic Technologist-Radiology in Akron, Ohio

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Unit Supervisor, Radiology, the Radiologic Technologist is responsible for assisting the Radiologist in performing a variety of technical procedures by determining proper amount of ionizing radiation to use.

  • Adjusts and controls complex electronic equipment in applying ionizing radiation for radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations.

  • Prepares and positions patients prior to procedures to ensure their safety and to obtain desired reports for diagnostic purposes.

  • Calculates and selects appropriate equipment and technical factors such as proper type of film and amount of kilovolts or milliamperes. Follows radiation protection procedures.

  • Maintains working condition of all equipment and reports any malfunctions or needs for adjustments to appropriate personnel.

  • Assists in maintaining sanitary condition of radiology area.

  • Instructs various hospital staff about techniques and procedures relating to radiology as requested, including Radiation Safety.

  • Stays abreast of current developments in field by reviewing available literature and attending appropriate programs.

  • Continually works to anticipate and exceed the needs and expectations of customers.

  • Properly evaluates requisitions including identifying patient and procedure to be performed. Documents and notates each treatment.

  • Complies with all Radiology information system entry requirements for accurate patient, film, supply, tracking monitors.

  • Assists and supports the Radiologic student program, specifically the clinical aspect. Provides supervision and feedback to students as they perform procedures. Reviews images with students on request and provides quarterly evaluations of students to clinical instructions for formal reviews.

  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.

  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.

  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Completion of Radiologic Technology programs from approved school.

Certifications:

  • Registered with American Registry of Radiologic Technology. Current license in the State of Ohio.

Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

Work Experience:

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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