Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This job performs various imaging procedures in accordance with
applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies,
values, and mission of the organization.
- Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes
results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results.
Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including
repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits
and reports scan results. (40%)
- Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates
patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure
patient's understanding and cooperation. (20%)
- When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or
medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition
continually and reports/responds to changes in status as
- Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure
factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and
performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.
Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Associate's Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or
technical school; or six months to one year experience and/or
training; or equivalent combination of education and
- ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) or
registry eligible. Registry must be obtained within one year of
- CPR certification.
- Prior radiology experience.
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the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of
work performed by employees within this job title. It may not
contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities,
and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
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legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the
code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have
access to covered information, cardholder data, or other
confidential customer information that must be protected at all
times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both
the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy
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established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and
Practices and Information Security Policy.
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with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is
not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws,
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