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Rad Tech - Full-time or Part-time Positions Available

Job ID: 57583-147 Date posted: 04/19/2024 Location: Dakota Dunes, South Dakota Facility: Siouxland Surgical Hospital (13150)
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$25,000 Sign-on Bonus

Provides information to diagnose patient illnesses by operating radiologic equipment to produce radiographs.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
  2. Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  3. Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  4. Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  5. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  6. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  7. Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
  8. Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  9. Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
  10. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.
  11. Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
  12. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  13. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  14. Provides information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests.
  15. Resolves patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  16. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
  17. Instruct patients regarding procedures.
  18. Follow prescribed safety standards in operating radiologic equipment.
  19. Select length and intensity for radiation exposure by adjusting equipment on individual patient basis.
  20. Develop and process radiologic film and examine film for properties such as definition, magnification and distortion
  21. Maintain examination rooms. Stock necessary medical and radiologic supplies.
  22. Maintain accurate records as directed.
  23. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  24. Work as a team member within the radiology department and all other departments.




Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  1. Completion of an accredited Radiology program required.
  2. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification
  3. xKnowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint area for radiography.
  4. Knowledge of radiology equipment and testing.
  5. Knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology including equipment, body mechanics, and patient movement.
  6. Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively.
  7. Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing.
  9. Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance.
  10. Maintain current CPR. Maintain current South Dakota registration in Radiology.
  11. Ability to properly position patients to provide quality imaging.
  12. Ability to troubleshoot equipment operation and perform simple adjustments.
  13. Excellent telephone skills.
  14. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage interactions with difficult people.
  15. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, management and peers.
  16. Ethical Conduct
  17. Time Management
  18. Organization Skills.
  19. Financial Management
  20. Project Management
  21. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility


  1. Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  2. Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.
  3. Must possess and demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  4. Dexterity: Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination for operation and repair of all department equipment.
  5. Will be working in a clean, well-lighted area
  6. May be required to deal with unpleasant environmental situations resulting from patient care or patient activity.
  7. Hazards and Risks: Direct patient contact with possible exposure to communicable diseases, exposure to radiation and CRT.

USPI’S EDGE™ (Every Day Giving Excellence)

USPI’S EDGE™ is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company.  The process of completing EDGE™ requirements establishes processes and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI.  All employees are involved with EDGE™.  The involvement can range from doing their jobs to taking on the role of gathering and/or entering data into the computer.  All employees shall at some time during their employment be required to participate in the EDGE™ program.


Responsible for knowing the processes involved assuring the standards established by HIPAA, and ensuring they are followed including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information. 


Must be authorized to work in the United States.


Dunes Surgical Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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