Payroll Title: UCP IV
Class Code: 0408-9084
Job Family: SHS
FLSA Code: E
Under the direction of responsible health professional is responsible for the overall management of the SHS Radiology department and performs a variety of radiological procedures for diagnostic purposes.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Is responsible for the supervision, training and evaluation of staff technologist(s) and arranges for in-service continuing education programs for staff members.
- Initiates policies and procedures for department and informs Medical Director of changes within the department; submits monthly and annual reports of services provided.
- Maintains a quality assurance program within the department.
- Is responsible for a program of preventative maintenance and repair for the radiographic and processing equipment; maintains an adequate inventory of radiological supplies.
- Prepared cases and attends case readings as required and provides information to other health professionals regarding x-rays or associate problems.
- Maintains accurate records of radiation exposure to personnel.
- Responsible for the arrangement of an annual radiological review by an outside consultant.
- Conducts standard radiographic examinations using appropriate x-ray equipment.
- Positions and transfers patients; adjusts x-ray equipment to correct settings for each examination; determines proper voltage, current and desired exposure time; positions x-ray equipment as proper distance and angles to the patient’s body; cones radiation beams to specific areas; uses immobilization devices as required.
- Processes radio-graphics utilizing Computerized Radiography equipment; prepares and sends to be read by physician.
- Provides radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
- Assists in performing first aid as necessary.
- Oversees overall operation of x-ray unit, including maintenance of records and x-ray files, procedures for release information and maintenance of equipment.
- May participate in various SHS in-service continuing education programs, committees and advisory groups.
- Keeps informed of technological advancements in x-ray equipment procedures.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Graduate of an ARRT approved two year certificate program OR an Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology
- Must be certified and currently registered with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists
- Licensed or eligible to be licensed by the State of Connecticut
- At least two years experience as a radiologic technologist with previous experience in a digital computerized environment
- Supervisory ability
CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
It is the responsibility of each radiological staff member to accrue a minimum of 12 hours of documented continuing education annually.
Date Created: 6/28/85