PHYSICIANS IMMEDIATE CARE -RADIOLOGY TECH
Company: MountainView Hospital
Posted on: September 4, 2020
Job Details Level Entry Job Location PIC Pocatello - Pocatello,
ID Position Type PRN (as needed) Education Level RT(R) with the
American Registry of Radi Job Category Health Care Description JOB
SUMMARY: The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for the daily
organization of activities in the department. The purpose of this
job is to perform radiographic procedures on a variety of
radiographic equipment. Assists Radiologists and maintains filing
records and paper work. Communicates effectively and maintains a
good work environment. Also responsible for lab work and processing
lab orders for CLIA waived testing. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The job title: Radiology Tech 1. Interviews the patient prior to
testing and analyzes the patient's general body size, physical
condition, age and medical history to accurately apply radiographic
procedures; improvises positions and techniques accordingly. 2.
Sets, adjusts and controls a variety of complex electronic
equipment to apply ionizing radiation for radiographic and
fluoroscopic examinations. Operates portable machines on patient
floors and units; and in the operating room. 3. Assesses technical
quality of radiographs before giving such to the Radiologist;
performs repeats as necessary. 4. Provides protection to patients
and fellow employees in accordance with national, state and
departmental safety standards. 5. Performs other activities such as
taking call, keeping rooms stocked with supplies, preparing
equipment for use, assisting other techs with patient exams,
pulling films, performing receptionist duties after hours, reading
reports to physicians over the phone, advising patients regarding
availability of results. 6. Documents appropriate patient
information necessary for exam interpretation and patient care. 7.
Assists the Radiologist in the administration of contrast
materials. 8. Answers questions and provides information to center
customers, including nursing staff, physicians, and the general
public on radiographic procedures, radiographic anatomy and
radiation safety practices. 9. Maintains flexibility as department
grows with a willingness to accept additional responsibilities
requested by department director. 10. Demonstrates age-specific
competency for the following groups: neonate, pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric. 11. Acts professional in every
situation: patient, co-worker or intradepartmental. 12. Recognizes
that many people we see are at a low point in their lives and will
show compassion for them even if it is only a smile. 13. Protects
information that is sensitive, proprietary or confidential in
nature. Adheres to Patient Rights Policy and patient
confidentiality standards 14. Works to provide functional and safe
surroundings for patients and staff (i.e., safety, security,
infection control, etc.). Strives to always promote personal and
patient safety. Demonstrates awareness of the location of
applicable hospital and department specific manuals. 15. Completes
all annual mandatory education requirements (including hospital,
department, and job specific competencies). 16. Attends the
required number of staff meetings per department standard. 17.
Arrives at work station and is ready to work at the designated
start time. 18. Is willing to do assignments, cross-training, or
tasks within the scope of his/her job description, as asked by the
manager, which are deemed necessary to meet the needs of the
department. 19. Maintains adaptability. Adapts to change in a
positive and professional manner. Accepts responsibility for
his/her actions, attitudes and mistakes without placing blame. 20.
Is accountable for completing all assigned responsibilities/tasks
and takes action when opportunities to improve are identified. 21.
Promotes effective working relationship and works effectively as a
part of the department/team to facilitate the hospital and
department's ability to meet its goals and objectives. 22.
Proficient in clerical responsibilities including:
sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray
reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing
forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying
insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and charts to
ensure information completed and filed appropriately. 23.
Proficiency in collecting correct blood samples and other body
fluids, ensuring proper patient identification and labeling of
samples. 24. Proficiency in collecting correct blood samples and
other body fluids, ensuring proper patient identification and
labeling of samples. 25. Performs facility responsibilities as
assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment
according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms,
instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain
infection control. 26. Other duties as deemed necessary.
Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Must hold or obtain
current licensure as a RT(R) with the American Registry of
Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent. Must hold or obtain
current BLS, PEARS, and ACLS Experience: Not required
Equipment/Technology: Covered by certification.
Language/Communication: Covered by certification. Mathematical
Skills: Covered by certification. Mental Capabilities: Covered by
certification. Interpersonal: Covered by certification.
Performance: Covered by certification.
Keywords: MountainView Hospital, Pocatello , PHYSICIANS IMMEDIATE CARE -RADIOLOGY TECH, Healthcare , Pocatello, Idaho
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