Radiologic Technologist- Mercy Family Medicine Clinics

Mercy Iowa City

Basic Job Function and Responsibilities

Functions as a member of the clinical team. Performs X-ray procedures in accordance with ARRT and state guidelines. Maintains X-ray equipment, supplies, and X-ray room. Assists with patient care by preparing the patient for the exam, assisting the provider during the exam and treatment of the patient, and assisting the patient after the exam. Performs routine laboratory procedures to include collection and preparation of specimens. 

Job Duties/Performance Expectations  

  • Performs X-ray procedures under the order of a physician or non-physician provider, documenting the order and test results in the patient electronic health record.
  • Maintains the X-ray room to include equipment, supplies, and cleaning. Notifies supervisor when supplies need to be ordered or equipment needs repaired.
  • Operates radiographic imaging equipment in the department; practices radiation safety and protection.
  • Prepares patients for radiographs and determines technical factors to be used for taking X-rays, processing films, and similar activities. Adjust technical factors and procedures according to the age and condition of the patient. Explains the procedure to the patient and provides instructions when needed.
  • Obtains prior authorization for radiology exams from the insurance company when needed.
  • Prepares the patient for the exam by taking a detailed history, complete set of vitals, and documenting the information in the patient electronic health record
  • Triages phone calls.
  • Assists with the collection and preparation of laboratory specimens, and documents results.
  • Assists the provider with the exam and procedures to include performing EKGs, documentation in the EHR and ensuring the completion of provider orders.
  • Provides necessary clerical support, such as completing requisitions, filing etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:

  • Direction and evaluation is received from the Nurse Manager or Office Manager.

Equipment & Software Use

  • Radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment, computerized imaging equipment, PACS, autoclave, centrifuge, EKG machine, electronic health record system (EHR), and personal computer.
  • General office equipment is used throughout the organization including personal computers, MS office software, copiers, fax machines, and telephones.



  • High school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Graduate of an accedited, two year radiology program. 


  • Previous experience as a radiologic technician in a clinical environment with an understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology, and the ability to record information accurately and legibly.

Certification(s), Licensure(s) & Registration(s)

  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Current Basic Life Support validation or successfully complete BLS course within 3 months of date of hire
  • Iowa Permit to Practice or verification with the Iowa Bureau of Radiologic Health of pending issue

Mission and Values Responsibility


MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.


  • Integrity: We are faithful to who we say we are.
  • Commitment to the Poor: We stand with and serve those who are poor, especially the most vulnerable.
  • Compassion: Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another’s joy and sorrow.
  • Excellence: Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.
  • Justice: We foster right relationships to promote the common good, including sustainability of the Earth.
  • Stewardship: We honor our heritage and hold ourselves accountable for the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to our care.
  • Reverence: We honor the sacredness and dignity of every person.

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COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing measure are taken and face masks are required. Temperatures are taken at the beginning of each day for all personnel; this includes new hires.

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Radiologic Technologist- Mercy Family Medicine Clinics

Mercy Iowa City

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Posted 22 days ago

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