The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!
Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.
DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, DRMC is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.
The Radiological Technologist supports the radiology department by performing diagnostic imaging utilizing several modalities and following ALARA guidelines in protection both patient and operator from excess radiation.
*Complies with DRMC policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations
Read physician orders to verify examination to be performed
Checks identification of patient by reading wristband or having the patient repeat their name
Communicates with patient to do patient assessment by following guidelines of the department and documents such, including verification and signature of the pregnancy form when applicable
Processes all types of films using automated processing
Ability to operate all imaging equipment including c-arms, portables, and general imaging equipment
Assists radiologist during fluoroscopy and special procedures utilizing equipment, sufficient supplies, imaging, and, when necessary, sterile technique
Transports and positions patients in a safe and timely manner always utilizing good patient care techniques
Demonstrates capability in all aspects of the radiology department such as receptionist, file clerk, and escort duties and performs when time allows and the need arises
Provides radiation protection by utilizing lead aprons, shields, and gloves. Wears radiation film badge while on duty
Viewing images and using good judgment for diagnostic quality and completeness of exam
Participates in Quality Assurance Programs
Cooperates with other Healthcare Team members to provide quality patient care
Assists with orientation of new personnel
General Duties, as assigned