Responsible to perform mobile bone densitometry imaging procedures at a technical level; meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Responsible for performing all aspects of the bone densitometry imaging procedures at a technical level.
Performs quality control tests on the imaging equipment.
Responsible for all operations of the mobile unit.
Including reporting malfunctions and the need for adjustments or repairs.
Explains procedure to patients and allows for questions.
Assist physicians with various procedures when necessary.
Communicates with the Mobile DXA Seniors re the scheduling process and the needs of the sites being serviced by the mobile DXA unit.
Assures transfer of DXA scans to the Rheumatology physicians for interpretation.
Communicates to Operations Manager opportunities for growth in area of responsibility.
Documents and maintains continuing medical education requirements to maintain registry status.
Follows policies and procedures to assure radiation safety: Patient Identification, Pregnancy status verification, proper film badge use and return.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Radiology Technologist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
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