Job Title : X-Ray Technician / Technologist
Job Code : Date :
General Description ofthe Job Class
Perform a variety of complex, specialized, and technical tasksassociated with the operation of high field strength magnets.
Duties andResponsibilities of this Level
Relatedto machines : Daily caliberation.
Cleaning and maintaining the machines
Careful handling of themachine.
Reporting to chiefradiographer in case of any problem.
Handingand taking over of job :
Completion of pending work such as documentation, film printingand extension of studies.
Emergency vs nonemergency.
Communication with the patient Identification of the patient bytwo identifiers.
Collecting brief history of the patient.
Checking the required documents such as request form- part to beexamined, bill copy and serum creatinine.Fasting status / full bladder.
Explaining the procedure to the patient.
Verbal and written consent after explaining the radiation hazards,contrast reactions.
Preperation of the patient for procedure.
Performingthe procedure :
Checking the machine, functional status.Adjusting the correct technique as per thetest and the patient keeping in mind the radiation safety guidelines such asleast radiation dose and proper targeting o the study.
Keeping the additional requirements ready such as loading thecontrast, IV canula, thyroid / gonad shields.
Positioning the patient according to the study with properimmobilization, collimation and protecting the equipments keeping in mindpatient’s privacy and dignity.
Completing the study the earliest.
Avoiding repeatation of the study, thus the radiation and contrastdose by above criterias and by consulting the Doctors for any doubts.
Informing the after effects such as diarrhea after oral contrastetc
Assisting the doctors and sisters in cases of contrast adversereaction.
Assisting by providing additional equipment / requirements forradiological invasive and noninvasive procedures in the department.
Entering the patient’s details in the PACS along with detailsabout the procedure, brief history, person performing the test, accessionnumber, acknowledgement of the study etc Special attention given to documentmedical legal cases.
Accurate processing to demonstrate the acceptable film qualitywith targeted documentation of pathology after consulting the doctor.
Optimal knowledge about the PACS.
Storing of data of all the patients as per the hospital policy inparticular the MLC cases.
Extending support to the other colligues.
Training of junior colleges.
Extending the duty timings according to the needs of thedepartment.
Attending intra-departmental training program and following therotation policy
Proper handing over of charges to the next shift person.
Interdepartmental& Hospital related Coordination :
Compulsory attendance for JCI, fire drill, Radiation safetytrainings.
Cordial communication with other departmental staff.
Perform the described duties in the primary work area anddemonstrate competency in at least one of the following : I.V. & contrastadministration (DRH / RCH only), preceptorship, orthopedic radiology, pediatricradiology, off-
site radiology facility management, operating room radiology,trauma radiology, GI radiology, out-patient diagnostic radiology, and inpatientdiagnostic radiology.
This may not be applicable to all Radiology sites. Inaddition to meeting competency requirements for work in more than one primarywork area must serve as a super user for various radiology initiatives (RIS,compliance training, restraint training).
Conduct scheduling and coordination of patient flow for work areaor shift. Have participated in or initiated a QI, QC, QA project withdocumented outcomes.
Conduct schedulingand coordination of work flow for the work area or shift. Serve as a Safetymonitor on a routine basis, if applicable.
Routinely function as an inventoryauditor, if applicable. Perform other related duties incidental to the workdescribed herein.
Required Qualificationsat this Level
Education : DMRT / B.Sc MRT
In the relevant field is desirable but not mustfor Grade I
Beyond 3yrs for Grade 3.
Degrees, Licensure, and / or Certification :
State Para Medical Board certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Ability to function without direct supervision. Ability to assume a leadership role, if applicable Possess advanced knowledge in trauma radiography.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representativeand level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required ofpositions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of thetotal of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than thosespecifically presented in this description.