Xray Technologist


The X-ray Technologist perform duties under the direction of the Radiologist, Technical Director, and Lead/Chief Technologist. May perform other job related duties as necessary for the efficient operation of SDMI.Fulltime positionLocation/ Schedule: TBD


  • Must be a Registered Technologist in good standing with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or its equivalent. Principle of modality specific and skills required as such. May perform other job related duties for the efficient operation of SDMI.
  • A.R.R.T. and equivalent specialty modality preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic principles of radiation protection and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of plane and solid geometry.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in radiographic positioning.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in formulating radiographic exposure factors.
  • Basic knowledge and skill in aseptic technique.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in administration, side effects and complications of contrast media.
  • Oral communication skills to give clear, concise instructions and information to the patient and visitor and communicate with people of various backgrounds and education levels.
  • Skill in organizing time and workload to accommodate changes in workload and assignments in order to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Patience, tact and courtesy to handle patients, visitors and doctors.
  • Skill to pay attention to details and accuracy in completing tasks.
  • Basic knowledge and skill in the care of IVs catheters, N.G. tubes, chest tubes and various “Ostomies.”
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in dealing with the various isolation conditions.
  • Communicate openly, directly, tactfully and effectively. Appreciate and respect others’ needs, opinions and concerns.
  • Conduct self courteously and professionally in all interaction with physicians, patients, patients’ families, visitors, members of the public and co-workers. Demonstrate sincere concern for the needs of all customers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and compliance of patient rights including patient confidentiality. Respects patient privacy.
  • Submit documentation of required current licensure and/or certification in a timely manner.
  • Function within scope of practice based on licensure, education, skills and experience. Recognize own limitations and asks for guidance when necessary.
  • Take full responsibility for all functions within job description and assures that all functions are completed before leaving. Communicates effectively where follow-up is needed.
  • Identify hazardous materials in immediate work area and demonstrates knowledge of MSDS sheets.
  • Understand and utilize all functions of digital imaging
  • Thorough knowledge of PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems) and work flow processes to provide maximum efficiency.
  • Prepare proper contrast media for the various radiographic procedures.
  • Report any malfunctions of radiographic equipment to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain orderliness and cleanliness in the Radiology Department.
  • Recognize and correct mistakes in positioning and technique.
  • Maintain appropriate supplies in radiographic rooms.
  • Maintain adequate records as directed.
  • Employee is aware of radiation safety and specific departmental hazards.
  • Employee is aware of the proper handling and disposal of hazardous/toxic substances.
  • Responds positively to changes in assignments and priorities.
  • Works as an effective team member with co-workers and other personnel.
  • Communicates effectively when follow up is needed.
  • Able to identify hazardous material in immediate work area.
  • Willingly participates in cross-training activities within the department for own professional growth in order to contribute to the overall function of SDMI.
  • Assumes responsibility for updating knowledge of current SDMI department policies and procedures, protocol and practices.
  • Demonstrates punctuality by reporting to work on time/satisfactory attendance record that complies with SDMI attendance policy.
  • Takes full responsibility for all functions within job description and assures that all functions are completed before leaving SDMI at the end of the shift.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to HR@sdmi-lv.com. You may also click here to apply online.SDMI is proud to be a smoke free and drug free workplace. Due to high volume of applicants, only those being considered for this position will be contacted.

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