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Radiology/X-Ray Technologist @ Baptist Health Urgent Care - PRN Position

at Urgent Team

Posted: 7/1/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: d8c247f7-e155-4b27-9179-0b96fe60bf39
Keywords: radiology

Job Description

Urgent Team is looking for a caring and energetic Radiology/X-Ray Tech to join our PRN team in Jacksonville, AR.

The Radiology/X-Ray Technologist is responsible for providing basic clinical care to patients in alignment with their medical education. Duties include performing initial clinical evaluations as well as directed procedures for urgent care, occupational health and worker’s compensation procedures. This position will perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement using knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Prepare patients for continued medical evaluation by physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners by taking a brief history, establishing vital signs, recording appropriate documentation on approved forms and recognizing the levels of acuity allowing appropriate medical intervention when necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
• Promptly greets patients when entering waiting area, exam room, and laboratory or x-ray room.
• Consistently communicates with patients on wait times; provides direction to the next step in the treatment process
• Provides solutions to patient problems and recognizes and seeks help in emergent / hazardous situations.
• Provides timely follow up regarding lab and x-ray results.
• Executes follow-up calls with sense of urgency.
• Assists front desk personnel with patient check in/out procedures when necessary.
• Obtains and accurately documents patient vital signs and weight, takes brief history, past medical, family and social history current medications, allergies and other pertinent historical information as appropriate.
• Assists with patient transfers.
• Assists with procedures directly supervised by the provider.
• Assists in lab procedures under the supervision of the provider.
• Prepares patients for radiologic procedures and follows established clinical and regulatory procedures in regards to patient safety and care; including proper radiation protection and shielding techniques.
• Ensures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the Regional Operation Manager or provider on duty.
• Follows documentation procedures and completes required documentation related to patient visit.
• Maintains examination room and stocks if necessary.
• Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and patient confidentiality policies.
• Perform phlebotomy, injections, medical procedures and laboratory procedures appropriate for level of training under the direction of a provider.
• Performs timely radiology procedures for subsequent evaluation and treatment by attending physician 
• Performs necessary quality control procedures to ensure quality exams are performed 
• Assumes responsibility for maintaining and improving diagnostic imaging knowledge and skills with the support and assistance of outside educational resources.
• Other duties as required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• High school diploma or equivalent education based on certification type
• ARRT certification and/or state X-Ray license

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be contacted via email about this position. Please make sure @urgentteam.com is added to your safe senders list; otherwise, emails may go to spam.