Arranges patients for radiological examinations. Produces radiographs (x-rays) to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation. Requires an associate's degree from an accredited program and registration as a technologist by the A.R.R.T. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager.
* Required: Completion of course of study resulting in acquisition of ARRT certification and RRT licensure.
* Preferred: one to three year experience in hospital environment
* Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Radiographic Technologist in the State of New Mexico.
* Required: Certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists within one year from date of hire.
* Required: BLS certification acquired within 60 days of hire.
* Preferred: Certification in Vascular Interventional Radiography