Radiology Technologist – Ortho Clinic-PR Trans job – Lakeland Regional Health – Lakeland, FL

Radiology Technologist – Ortho Clinic-PR Trans

Lakeland Regional Health


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Lakeland, FL

Position Information

Work Type: Active – Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period:
Location: Grasslands, Grasslands Campus: Lakeland: FL

Position Summary

Responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation for diagnostic, therapeutic or research purposes. Must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. They must possess, use and maintain knowledge of radiation protection and safety. Independently perform or assist the licensed independent practitioner in the completion of radiographic procedures. Prepare, administer and document activities related to medications in accordance with state and federal regulations or lawful institutional policy.

Position Details

  • Standard Work Duties: Radiology Technologist
  • Receiving, relaying and documenting verbal, written and electronic orders in the patient’s medical record. Corroborating a patient’s clinical history with procedure and ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Performing venipuncture as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner. Starting, maintaining and/or removing intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Identifying, preparing and/or administering medications, within the defined scope of practice, as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Performing diagnostic radiographic and noninterpretive fluoroscopic procedures as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner. Determine technical exposure factors. Assist licensed independent practitioner with fluoroscopic and specialized radiologic procedures.
  • Employs professional judgment to adapt imaging and therapeutic procedures to improve diagnostic quality and therapeutic outcomes. Review lab values prior to administering medication and beginning specialized radiologic procedures. Determines type and dose of contrast agent to be administered, based on the patient’s age, weight and medical/physical status and department defined protocol.
  • Employs proper radiation safety practices. Uses technical factors according to equipment specifications to meet the ALARA principle. Uses pre-exposure collimation and proper field-of-view selection. Uses appropriate pre-exposure radiopaque markers for anatomical and procedural purposes. Selects the best position for the demonstration of anatomy.
  • Reviews all diagnostic or therapeutic data for completeness and accuracy. Uses evidence-based practice to determine whether the actual outcome is within established criteria. Evaluates the process and recognizes opportunities for future changes. Assess the patient’s physical, emotional and mental status prior to discharge.
  • Documents diagnostic, treatment and patient data in the medical record in a timely, accurate and comprehensive manner. Document unintended outcomes or exceptions from the established criteria. Provides pertinent information to authorized individual(s) involved in the patient’s care. Record information used for billing and coding procedures. Archives images or data. Verifies patient consent is documented. Documents procedural timeout. Documents fluoroscopic time. Documents radiation exposure. Documents the use of shielding devices and proper radiation safety practices per institutional policy.
  • Collaborate with others to elevate the quality of care. Participate in ongoing quality assurance programs. Apply professional judgment and discretion while performing the diagnostic study or treatment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

Education Essential: * Associate Degree

Nonessential: * Bachelor Degree

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ssential: * Any academic degree and completion of a JRCERT approved educational program in Radiologic Technology

Nonessential: * Radiological Sciences or other related major

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icenses Essential: Current General Radiographer license from Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance.

Certifications Essential: Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography – RT(R

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