Diagnostic Radiology Technician II – King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz University Hospital – Saudi Arabia

Position Purpose


Operates digital radiology equipment to produce a high standard/high quality radiographic images

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reviews exam orders/requisitions/requests, reviews corresponding protocol and, if needed, asks questions of superior(s) and prepares for exams.
  • Ensures proper Start/Complete of each procedure/examination within RIS and/or HIS system(s)
  • Greets patients and assures proper patient identification such as patient name and MRN.
  • Explains procedures to patients. Prepares equipment, supplies, contrast media and medications.
  • Positions patients and attaches or adjusts immobilizing and shielding devices to ensure precise patient position, patient comfort, and to minimize patient exposure to radiation.
  • Operates equipment. Reviews and evaluates instructions from physicians to complete procedure(s).
  • Selects proper image receptor and image recorder and programs them. Retrieves information from computer and processes information in the proper format.
  • Forwards recorded images to the radiologist for interpretation and assists in image manipulation and archiving.
  • Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination, scrubs with radiologist in angiography procedure as needed.
  • Monitors patient condition during and after scan to ensure patient safety and comfort.
  • Records all required information. Labels films in sequence. Notes all pertinent data required by Radiologists for medical diagnosis. Consults with Radiologists as needed.
  • Cleans equipment and room and restores all equipment and supplies for subsequent use.
  • Participates in staff meetings, in-services and/or continuing education.
  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable.
  • Ability to work night shift and on call.
  • Follows the chain of command.
  • Participates in and supports quality improvement and patient safety activities as an individual or as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Respects patients and their families to promote a patient-centered care culture.
  • Performs other tasks and duties within the scope of knowledge, skills, and experience required for the job as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

 

Qualification and Experience

Education and Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • A Graduate from a professional diploma program (2 years) in Radiologic Technology.
  • SCFHS license

Experience

2 years

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-27
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Company Industry: Medical/Hospital

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Nationality: Saudi Arabia
Degree: Diploma

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