LIMITED XRAY TECH FLOAT - HMTS - FLOAT POOL

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Date: Aug 18, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the LVN Supervisor, Site Manager and/or Radiology Manager this position will assist physician/provider with all general medicine or specialized medical practice duties as a Medical Assistant within the scope of practice. As the limited X-Ray Technician perform diagnostic x-rays within their licensure for patients of all ages and assumes responsibility for accuracy under the direction of the radiologist; works effectively with patients and other clinic personnel. The limited x-ray technician is also responsible for all duties relating to the darkroom

 

Limited X-Ray Tech Essential Functions:

 Perform diagnostic procedures within licensure; achieving a high level of image quality in a minimal amount of time using correct anatomical markers.

 Maintains a clean, functional work environment to include patient log maintenance, adequate supplies.

 Gathers pertinent previous studies, films, and patient documentation to submit to Radiologist for interpretation.

 Performs visual inspection of image for exposure factors (contrast, density, etc.) to ensure technical quality of digital image.

 Demonstrates knowledge and the ability to utilize multiple EMR systems such as IDX, Allscripts, and GE-RIS and GE-PACS; for scheduling, charge entry, patient history, and verifying images and creating radiology dictation markers.

 Demonstrates knowledge and the ability to use GE Brivo385

 

In addition to the above; will be responsible for the following:

 Rooms patients utilizing best practice MA workflow and maintains patient flow per schedule

 Anticipates patient care needs and consults with provider as needed

 Documents patient information collected, care given and treatments provided as well as charges in a clear and concise manner in EMR.

 Assists with patient phone messages/tasks and documents in EMR. Conducts callbacks per provider instruction, in an efficient and timely manner while maintaining proper telephone etiquette, 10%.

 Organizes, stocks and maintains an orderly, clean and uncluttered work area, including but not limited to exam rooms, procedure rooms and patient care areas.

 Maintains current knowledge of clinical policies and procedures

 Assists with procedures and administers medications within the MA scope of practice and per provider order

 Adheres to all safety standards including but not limited to, equipment maintenance, infection control, universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment as needed for all patient-care procedures

 Attends and actively participates in mandatory clinical /business department meetings/in-services, staff meetings and assigned committees

 Maintains current knowledge of medications, waste disposal and sterile techniques. 2%

 Maintains CPR and other appropriate certifications

 Responds to and participates in all medical emergencies and codes.

 Performs other duties as assigned

 

Limited X-Ray Tech/MA Float

In addition to the above, will be responsible for the following:

 The Limited Xray Tech/MA Float will travel between HMG locations according to needs. Is flexible with schedule to accommodate sudden schedule changes.

 

Education, Training and Experience

Required:

 High school Diploma or GED

 Graduate of a State recognized vocational School

 Requires 2+ years of experience as a Back Office Medical Assistant/Limited X-Ray Tech in an ambulatory care facility or medical group practice.

 

Skills or Other Qualifications

Required:

 Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Windows.

 Knowledge/experience with GE RIS and PACS. License and Certifications

 

Required:

 Certificate of completion from an accredited limited radiology program, including digital training required.

 XT X-Ray Permit in torso, extremity, chest and digital imaging required.

 MA Certificate from a licensed school

 Current CPR Certificate 


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Medical, Radiology, Rad Tech, Patient Care, Inspector, Healthcare, Quality

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