Jan 21, 2022

Radiologic Technologist- PRN- Variable (including Weekend and Overnight)

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Radiologic Technologist- PRN- Variable (including Weekend and Overnight) - (210003RO)


The Radiologic Technician will perform high quality Diagnostic Imaging exams while providing excellent patient care.

"PRN - As Needed"- Variable Shifts to include weekends and overnight

Successful candidate must perform a minimum of 16 hours of scheduled work each month


Minimum Work Experience
1 year Clinical radiography experience in a hospital environment (Required)

Required Licenses and Certifications
Registered Radiography Technologist (ARRT) (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Radiographic Positioning & Technique
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of all diagnostic imaging equipment and related components.
  • Produce high quality radiographs by using proper positioning and immobilization techniques.
  • Set appropriate exposure factors to produce high quality films.
  • Determine when repeats are required.
Quality Control
  • Assure permanent film identification by using lead markers.
  • Identify each radiograph/image with proper and permanent patient data.
  • Follow correct procedures in regard to warm-up, use and shut-down of equipment.
  • Check paperwork, film jackets and patient charges for accuracy prior to submission and complete RIS assignments immediately following exam.
  • Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms and equipment.
Patient Care
  • Assure room is prepared & stocked prior to start of exam.
  • Explain exam to patients/parents.
  • Make every attempt to meet scheduled appointment times and accommodate stat or add-on requests.
  • Communicate with patient throughout the exam and release patient/parent with appropriate follow-up info.
  • Cooperative and willing to assist when asked to travel to a CH-affiliated site.
Clinical Safety
  • Adhere to all OSHA regulations.
  • Inquire about menstrual status and possibility of pregnancy for female adolescents and teens.
  • Shield patients whenever possible.
  • Practice personal radiation safety .
  • Immediately report equipment malfunctions to manager .
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Professional Development
  • Maintain A.R.R.T . certification
  • Biennially update nCPR certification
  • Complete mandatory annual reviews
  • Attend seminars and in-services
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-WASHINGTON

Work Locations

: Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010


: Allied Health


: COE Hospital-Based SpecliatiesRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: O - PRNShift: VariableWork Schedule: Variable to include weekends and overnight

Job Posting

: Dec 7, 2021, 11:40:59 AM