Certified X-Ray Technician

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Certified X-Ray Technician Job Description:
This is a full time non-exempt position. Salary varies with experience.

Job Summary:
This position focus on assisting the veterinarian and veterinarian technician on medical and lay responsibilities in a clinical setting. This position also expects assistance with clients and clerical responsibilities both intake and discharge as circumstances dictate.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Collecting and recording patients’ case histories
  • Performing initial exams
  • Taking and developing x-rays
  • Collecting samples and performing laboratory tests
  • Administering anesthesia
  • Assisting in surgery
  • Feeding, exercising animals
  • Cleaning and setting up equipment
  • Answering incoming telephone calls
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Inventory
  • Patient intake and discharge
  • Invoicing/ payment collections

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of experience working in a veterinary clinic or other animal/medical setting. If X-ray certification is not current, employee will have 60 days to complete.
  • Working in a veterinarian clinic is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license is also required with this position

Other knowledge skills and abilities:

  • Knowledgeable regarding federal and state animal health laws, and regulations, including OHSA.
  • Knowledge of hospital procedures, both written and implied
  • Knowledge of spelling and meaning of commonly used veterinary terminology.
  • Strong Customer Service Skills.
  • Strong decision making skills, particularly in hectic environments/ triage.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients; hazards associated with infected animals and controlled substances; exposure to unpleasant odors and noises; exposure to bites, scratches and animal wastes; possible exposure to contagious diseases.