X-Ray Technician Job Description
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The X-Ray Technician performs X-rays on patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes within the scope of practice as directed by the physician/clinician. Additionally, this position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running efficiently.
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We are looking for a full-time X-Ray Technician. The work environment is a fast-paced Occupational Health Clinic Environment. You will work side-by-side in a highly collegial, cooperative team management setting that requires frequent communication, intra-team consistency, and close cooperation. The physical demands and working conditions require frequent walking, standing, sitting, and light lifting (less than 15 lbs.) throughout the shift. There is occasional stooping and bending and frequent fine fingering/handling/reaching (side, overhead, low).
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The X-Ray Technician will provide patient services using imaging modalities, perform radiographic procedures, apply principles of radiation protection and evaluate radiographs for technical quality, exercise professional judgment in the performance of procedures, and provide patient care essential to the radiological procedures.
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We are looking for a highly trained and experienced X-Ray Technician to passionately care for patients and work well on a physician-led team. Whether you are full-time or part-time, you will have access to state-of-the-art equipment for patient care, as well as a diverse patient base and an interesting diversity of patient issues.
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The X-Ray Technician performs clinic support functions including performing a variety of medical services and support-related tasks, as well as support in the delivery of the company's core values.
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We are seeking an X-Ray Technician like you who provides expertise and is a champion of patient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.
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Under the general supervision of the X-Ray Supervisor, the X-Ray Technician operates x-ray equipment to perform radiographic and diagnostic imaging procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of injuries and diseases. Cross-train and assist in other areas of the clinic as operational needs require. Will work closely with the X-Ray Supervisor and Chief Medical Officer to ensure the Radiology department is fully functional.
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An X-Ray Technician performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the practice of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. In addition, the performance of routine radiology studies typical for a physician's practice is expected. The duties of an X-Ray Technician vary from office to office, depending on the location and size of the practice and the practitioner's specialty.
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The X-Ray Technician operates or oversees the operation of radiologic and magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Responsible for preparing the patient for radiological procedures and adhering to safety measures to ensure compliance with regulations and the safety of patients and staff. identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements. Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
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We are looking for an X-Ray Technician.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the role of x ray technician?
An X-ray technician, also known as a radiologic technologist, is a healthcare professional who is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging exams using X-ray technology. Their role is to operate X-ray equipment to produce high-quality images of the internal structures of the body, which are then used by doctors and other healthcare professionals to diagnose and treat various medical conditions.
The job duties of an X-ray technician can include:
Explaining the imaging procedure to patients and answering any questions they may have.
Positioning patients correctly to obtain the best possible image.
Adjusting the X-ray equipment settings to ensure that the images are of high quality.
Protecting patients from unnecessary radiation exposure.
Developing and processing X-ray films or digital images.
Maintaining patient records and other documentation related to the imaging procedure.
Collaborating with other healthcare professionals, such as doctors and radiologists, to ensure accurate and timely diagnosis and treatment.
What makes a good x ray technician?
The skills that make a good X-ray technician include:
Knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology.
Technical skills to operate X-ray equipment and related computer software.
Good communication skills to explain procedures and instructions to patients.
Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks and priorities.
Attention to detail to ensure that images are of high quality and accurate.
Physical stamina and strength to lift and position patients and stand for extended periods.
Dedication to patient care and a strong commitment to providing accurate and timely diagnostic imaging services.
Overall, a good X-ray technician is a skilled and dedicated healthcare professional who plays a critical role in helping doctors and other healthcare professionals diagnose and treat various medical conditions.