Radiology Technologist

Pittsburgh, PA
Health Science

Job Description

This role performs prescribed radiographic imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment and initiative.

• 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
• Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation
• 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 appropriate
• 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 necessary
• Performs other duties as assigned or required

• Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; OR six months to one-year related experience and/or training; OR equivalent education and experience
• American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R) Radiography certification required within 12 months of hire
• CPR certification
• Prior radiology experience, Preferred

Additional Details

Experience: 2-5 years