The Radiology Technologist administers ionizing radiation to patients producing diagnostic images, which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The technologist prepares the room and equipment, utilizes accepted techniques to capture the images, and evaluates the images for diagnostic qualities. The Technologist needs to assist with fluoroscopy, invasive procedures and surgery utilizing the guidance of X-ray. The Technologist must follow IEMA regulations and practice strict radiation protection of patient, co-workers, and self. The Radiology Technologist also takes call, orders supplies, works the office, develops and copies films and transports patients. The Radiology Technologist assists in scheduling the patients and explains the procedure being performed.
Graduate of AMA accredited radiography program. Current State of Illinois License. ARRT preferred.