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LewisGale Hospital Pulaski offers advanced medical technology and highly skilled, compassionate medical professionals deliver the highest quality patient care - care that is nationally recognized based on our patient outcomes.
Our hospital is also home to the LewisGale Regional Cancer Center Pulaski - ranked in the top 10 percent of cancer centers in the country for HCA, our parent company, and we are also an accredited chest pain center, providing life-saving care when you our patients need it most.
What would you do in this role?
• Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
• Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
• Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
• Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participates in continuing education activities to expand/enhance knowledge of diagnostic Radiology and to meet the continuing education requirements of the ARRT. Maintains BLS certification.
• Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
• Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
• Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors. Practices radiation safety as described in Federal standards, utilizing ALARA policy.
• Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media.
• Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
• Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE
Required - Successful completion of accredited school of Radiologic Technology
EDUCATION
Required - Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. ARRT Registered or registry eligible
Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.



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