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Radiology Technician

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description


  • A Radiologic Technologist needs communication skills to compassionately and accurately explain to the patient what they are about to experience. They must also be able to clearly communicate test results to doctors and staff.
  • To be able to calibrate and maintain radiology equipment a Radiologic Technologist needs technical knowledge. Each machine model is different, so a Radiologic Technologist will have to learn and relearn technology as it changes.
  • Patients often feel stressed, frightened and uncomfortable, when this is the case, the Radiologic Technologist must be kind and show empathy and patience.
  • Because a Radiologic Technologist spends many hours on their feet, they must have stamina. There are also times when a Radiologic Technologist must physically help patients, which calls for physical strength.
  • A Radiologic Technologist must be detail-orientated and be good at math and science.
  • A successful Radiologic Technologist must be comfortable interacting with patients and be comfortable with the human body.
  • Follow instructions from Physicians regarding which area of the patient's body needs imaging
  • Talk the patient through the procedure and answer questions to lower their anxiety
  • Correctly position the patient, adjust the imaging equipment to the specified position
  • Prevent unnecessary radiation exposure both to themselves and to the patient
  • Follow correct techniques and procedures such as patient shielding
  • Keep good patient records
  • Maintain radiology supplies inventory by checking stock, anticipating future needs and placing orders
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Follow instructions from Physicians regarding which area of the patient's body needs imaging
  • Talk the patient through the procedure and answer questions to lower their anxiety
  • Correctly position the patient, adjust the imaging equipment to the specified position
  • Prevent unnecessary radiation exposure both to themselves and to the patient
  • Follow correct techniques and procedures such as patient shielding
  • Keep good patient records
  • Maintain radiology supplies inventory by checking stock, anticipating future needs and placing orders
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment




Keywords: Surgery Partners, Honolulu , Radiology Technician, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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