Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

  • X-Ray Technician

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/9/2018 3:25 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1201
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinic
  • Overview

    Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is the largest and most comprehensive orthopaedic surgery group in Tennessee. Our physicians include nationally and internationally renowned surgeons who provide specialized orthopaedic expertise and care. TOA offers our valued patients convenient locations spread throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.

    The X-ray Technician is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging examinations on patients for orthopedic care.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Perform satisfactory radiographic procedures as requested by physicians
    • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and produce quality radiographs
    • Must be able to lift patients, and transport patients via wheelchair and stretcher
    • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
    • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanation of exams; answering patient questions
    • Prepares patient for radiographic procedure by proper patient dressing/ undressing, proper positioning, moving equipment into specified position, and adjusting controls to set exposure factors
    • Minimizes radiation to patients and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposures

    Qualifications

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

     

    • High school diploma required
    • Certificate or Associate/Bachelor’s degree in radiologic technology required
    • State of Tennessee Medical Board X-ray Operators License required

     

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

        

    • ARRT certified
    • Prior orthopedic x-ray experience, preferred

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