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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Innercare
Location: Blythe
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Radiologic TechnologistREPORT TO: Radiology Director / Chief Medical OfficerBASIC FUNCTION: Under the general supervision of the Radiology Director, assists medical professionals by providing high quality care and accurate radiography procedures. Performs other related duties as required.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: The duties recorded below are intended toAccurately represent the duties of the class and are not intended to cover every single duty of the job.

  • Prepare exam room and radiographic equipment to conduct examinations in accordance with infection, patient safety, protocols policies and procedures and ALARA principles.
  • Review patient medical history and supporting clinical information.
  • Evaluate any contraindications, insufficient patient preparation, and the patient's inability or unwillingness to tolerate the examination, documents appropriately.
  • Communicate with the patient in a manner appropriate to the patient's ability to understand.
  • Use proper patient positioning tools, equipment adjustment, and ergonomically correct techniques to ensure both patient and technologist comfort and safety.
  • Apply independent judgment during the radiographic examination to ensure that appropriate anatomical, pathological, and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination images in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identify and documents clinical indications as well as any reason for limitations to the radiographic examination for the reading radiologist.
  • Adheres to accepted professional and ethical standards.
  • Provide patient services consistent with the Scope of Practice and Clinical Standards for a Radiologic Technologist.
  • Assists in scheduling appointments and referrals.
  • Insures all ordered exams are done timely and results are available in PACS and EHR.
  • Attends and participates in the Innercare in-service education program and external educational resources. Continues education through current journals, participation in workshops and in-services.
  • Maintains current awareness and adherence to Innercare's policies and protocols as determined by administration.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must be California licensed CRT(R) Must have and maintain a current CPR card. ARRT and Bilingual in English and Spanish helpful.KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of method, practices and terminology used in x-ray operations; knowledge of the use and care of x-ray equipment, supplies and instruments; knowledge of standard record-keeping procedures and regulations. Knowledge of modern office practices and technology, including computers. Ability to take x-rays with skill and accuracy. Ability to learn, interpret and/or communicate rules, regulations, procedures, and policies. Ability to follow oral and written directions. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with co-workers, supervisors, professionals and patients. Ability to react professionally and effectively in emergency medical situations.Ability to learn new information and skills to enhance job performance. Ability to prepare reports and records with accuracy and to maintain patient confidentiality as required.WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Notapplicable-no assigned permanent staff to supervise.PHYSICAL EFFORT: Must be in good health and mental health. Must be responsible a person, willing to accept and utilize constructive criticism. Ability and willingness to work irregular shifts, overtime and weekends. Standing and walking for long periods of time.Sitting, standing, and stooping occasionally. Help to lift up patients from exam tables. Good oral and writing communication. Subject to constant pressure and interruptions.CONTACTS: Supervisor, co-workers, physicians, other Innercare personnel, pharmacists, patients, vendors, hospital personnel, Health Department personnel, and the general public.WORKING CONDITIONS: Worker risks exposure to odors, toxic/poisonous agents, communicable disease, and pathogenic substances. Work is performed under stressful conditions. Must comply with the Innercare Corporate Compliance Program.HIPAA/ComplianceMaintain privacy of all patient, employee and volunteer information and access such information only on a need to know basis for business purposes.Comply with all regulations regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report unethical, fraudulent or unlawful behavior or activity.NOTE: THIS JOB IS NON-EXEMPT UNDER FLSA PROVISIONS.Innercare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Innercare will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Innercare encourages both incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must be California licensed CRT(R) Must have and maintain a current CPR card. ARRT and Bilingual in English and Spanish helpful.


Keywords: Innercare, Yuma , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Blythe, Arizona

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