Job Responsibilities and Duties
Ensures each patient is given the highest level of customer service and every staff member is treated with the utmost respect
Independently performs CT and radiographic procedures at a technical level
Ensures that all CT and radiographic images are of diagnostic quality
Uses proper technique to reduce patient exposure to radiation (ALARA)
Utilizes universal precautions when performing patient procedures
Takes all precautions necessary to ensure the patient’s safety during procedures
Performs all lab testing completed at the facility.
Attendance requirements are based on your current role and status of position (FT, PT or PRN). Please direct attendance requirements to your immediate supervisor and/or refer to the Employee Handbook for more attendance/scheduling details/policies
Radiology/CT Technologists working at our HOPD’s also:
Assist with patient flow when necessary. Assist patients to exam room and begins vital signs when requested.
Knowledgeable of operation of lab instruments, including but not limited to: Medonic, Triage, Piccolo, UA Instruments, IStat (turning on/shutting down, running samples, reporting results).
Learn and conducts basic laboratory testing; follows all lab policies and procedures. Performs laboratory patient testing in a timely manner.
Documents corrective action when QC is out of range for lab equipment. Ensures all maintenance is performed and documented per lab instrument.
Uses proper PPE in the lab during specimen collection and patient care. Maintains proper draw order of lab tubes. Labels tubes, secondary devices, and specimen(s) at the patient bedside.
Runs lab equipment daily or every 30 days as indicated by manufacturer per instrument.
Learns and performs 12-lead EKGs
Provides secondary support to office staff when required
Performs all duties, within the scope of license and training, assigned at the request of nurses and physicians
Reports any problems with equipment immediately to the Radiology Lead
Venipuncture and IV start skills are recommended; proficiency and competency required to perform these skills
Lab Technician Functions: Note: These job duties will only apply when working shifts at La Porte, Friendswood and Alvin locstions..
Testing blood and urine specimens; keeping records of results and reporting results;