Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.
Perform all x-ray examinations as requested by provider using proper MA, KV, Time and Distance parameters, assuring proper shielding for patient.
Complete appropriate forms for recordkeeping and properly store films.
Provide proper education of procedure to patients, their family, and others as needed.
Employ proper radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Practice sterile techniques and prevent cross-contamination to patients.
Assist with first aid as necessary.
Develop films according to procedures.
Assure x-ray referral log is completed and reviewed for return of x-rays in a timely manner.
Provide information to appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. health department).
Perform quality control activities on radiation emitting equipment and darkroom equipment to ensure optimum image quality.
Graduate of an AMA-approved school of radiologic technology. Must have a current Iowa permit to practice. Must maintain ARRT registration. Current license to perform radiologic procedures. BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification. Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.