|1) Verifying patients' identity and reviewing physicians’ orders before beginning x-ray procedures.
2) Using x-ray equipment to take radiographic images of patients' bones, tissues, and organs as per physicians’ written orders.
3) Explaining x-ray procedures to patients and answering their questions.
4) Positioning patients accordingly, which may include lifting and moving patients with limited mobility.
5) Limiting patients' exposure to radiation by placing lead shields on patients where needed.
6) Ensuring that the x-rays taken are of sound quality to prevent repeat procedures.
7) Working closely with the resident Radiologist to determine whether further tests are required.
8) Ensuring that the x-ray equipment is regularly serviced and in good working order.
9)Promptly notifying management of damaged or malfunctioning x-ray equipment.
10)Maintaining an accurate record of completed x-ray procedures.