X-ray Technician

Job Description: Radiology Technician
Job Summary: To perform radiologic examinations following established procedures for patient
care and safety. To assist the health care providers in the diagnosis and treatment of patients
seen in the clinic.
1. Prepares patients for radiologic procedures. Takes X-Rays following established
procedures for patient care and safety.
2. Uses a variety of radiation protection and shielding materials.
3. Ensures equipment is in working order. Reports equipment malfunctions to Department
4. Logs radiologic procedures completed. Processes related paperwork using computer
equipment as directed.
5. Maintains examination rooms. Stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies.
6. Performs basic nursing duties to ensure good patient flow.
7. Responsible for taking patient history and obtain vital signs prior to Provider seeing
8. Perform basic testing or screenings such as: vision (Snellen, and Ishihara), audio testing,
DOT urine drug screens, Non-DOT urine drug screens, and EKGs.
9. Accurately complete corresponding paperwork/computer work for lab tests ordered on
blood, urine, tissue, and culture samples.
10. Perform necessary phlebotomy for collection of laboratory samples.
11. Perform all rapid medical tests available in the clinic.
12. Responsible for packaging, signing of medical records release forms & logging X-Rays.
13. Ensures all radiographs achieve a radiographic interpretation by clarifying discrepancies.
14. Sterilize all reusable medical instruments.
1. Minimum high school degree or equivalent.
2. ARRT or equivalent.
3. Appropriate state licensure for nuclear safety.
1. Ability to communicate in English both verbally and written.
2. Excellent interpersonal skills.
3. Excellent communication skills with providers, staff, management, patients and

1. Proficient knowledge of X-Ray procedures and protocols.
2. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform X-Ray testing including
body mechanics and patient movement.
3. Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.
4. Ability to identify equipment problems and correcting or notifying team leader.
5. Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
6. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients, and families.
7. Able to withstand physical & mental demands: standing, walking, stooping, bending.
Requires ability to move equipment and transfer patients. Occasional stress in working
with tense patients.
8. Ability to utilize sterilizer.
9. Ability to perform CLIA waived rapid medical tests.
10. Basic computer knowledge.
11. Up-to-date on annual radiation protection in-service, and provide documentation.
12. Up-to-date on annual blood borne pathogen in-service, and provide documentation.
13. Up-to-date on injections, and provide documentation, as per OSHA guidelines.