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X-ray Tech

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Vail
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

241106 - X-Ray Tech - Vail, CO - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare Team is currently looking for an X-Ray Tech to work for our clients facility.

Shift Information: Days

Summary:


  • We are looking to employ a dedicated and skilled X-ray technician to take quality x-rays of patients' bones, soft tissues, or organs as instructed by patients' physicians. The X-ray technician's responsibilities include monitoring radiology supplies, attending mandatory staff meetings and training sessions, and ensuring that the x-ray machines are set at the correct radiation levels. You should also ensure that all x-ray rooms are clean and tidy at all times. To be successful as an X-ray technician, you should be compassionate toward patients and able to lift or move patients with mobility issues. Ultimately, an exceptional X-ray technician should be able to work in a fast-paced environment as well as demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.


    Essential Duties And Responsibilities:


    • Verifying patients' identity and reviewing physicians' orders before beginning x-ray procedures.
    • Using x-ray equipment to take radiographic images of patients' bones, tissues, and organs as per physicians' written orders.
    • Explaining x-ray procedures to patients and answering their questions.
    • Positioning patients accordingly, which may include lifting and moving patients with limited mobility.
    • Limiting patients' exposure to radiation by placing lead shields on patients where needed.
    • Ensuring that the x-rays taken are of sound quality to prevent repeat procedures.
    • Working closely with the resident Radiologist to determine whether further tests are required.
    • Ensuring that the x-ray equipment is regularly serviced and in good working order.
    • Promptly notifying management of damaged or malfunctioning x-ray equipment.
    • Maintaining an accurate record of completed x-ray procedures.

      General Requirements:


      • A minimum of two (2) years as a Radiologic technologist.
      • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in the operation of radiographic equipment; functions independently without supervision. Knowledge of radiation safety and protocols.
      • Must have dosimeter badge.
      • Experience with Meditech EMR, Philips DR, Philips C-arms, OEC C-arms, and Konica DR preferred
      • Traveler must arrive on island the Friday prior to the Monday start for HR/EH clearance appointments.
      • Licensure: A current State of CO Radiologic Technologist license as a radiographer.
      • Certification: A current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification, and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Vail , X-ray Tech, Other , Vail, Colorado

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