As a mobile radiologic technologist, you'll:
Use a company vehicle equipped with a compact, portable x-ray machine (DR), and drive locally to x-ray patients in different facilities throughout your shift to support patient populations from adults, geriatrics, women, and children. Depending on the market you may also utilize EKGs, Holter Monitors, and Pacemaker Checks. If you are looking for a dynamic work experience with more freedom and flexibility than in a traditional hospital or clinic x-ray department, then a career move here is for you.
Your day-to-day experience as a mobile radiologic technologist will include:
- Travel by vehicle to perform portable x-rays in a variety of settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, correctional institutions, residential homes, and other patient locations.
- Determine proper electronic and technical factors based on patient needs.
- Follow ALARA principles for reducing radiation exposure.
- Prepare accurate physician and patient orders and transmit reading as required in a timely manner.
- Set, adjust, and operate a variety of electronic equipment to obtain diagnostic images that may include EKG's and Holter Monitor.
- Ensure the equipment is available and in working order (in the vehicle) prior to shift start and shift end.
- Assist with order taking, validation of studies, communication with reading radiologists, customer call-backs, and other administrative and customer support functions as directed.
Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job; however, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
To qualify as a mobile radiologic technologist, you must meet all state-specific and federal requirements for training, education, competency, certification, and state license to perform portable x-rays, including one or more of the following:
- Possess a valid state-issued driver's license with a good driving record.
- Completion of a 24-month approved radiological technology program or equivalent
- Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (A.R.R.T.) or Limited Scope X-Ray Operator
- License or certification through the state where procedures are performed
Professional Portable X-Ray (PPX), a division of DispatchHealth, is looking for a full time or part time radiologic technologist to join our rapidly growing mobile x-ray company. Our x-ray technologists travel locally to diagnose patients in their own homes or at a facility. You will be driving a company vehicle fully equipped with easy-to-move, state-of-the-art portable x-ray equipment . If you are looking for a dynamic work experience with more freedom and flexibility than in a traditional hospital or clinic x-ray department, then PPX is for you. Home health care services are becoming increasingly common, and this is a great opportunity to become part of one of the fastest growing mobile imaging companies in the country.
This position requires extensive driving in all types of weather, road and traffic conditions. This position will need to lift equipment in and out of vehicles and move equipment on wheels into facilities. The technologists must be able to lift up to 70 pounds of weight and roll equipment on wheels weighing up to 150-170 pounds in and out of facilities.