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Department:  Allied Health
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  1st

Job Summary 
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. 
Job Specific Essential Functions 
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 IEpic, 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. 
Limited X-Ray Tech/MA Lead


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

• Conducts and documents Department orientation of new employee within thirty (30) days of employment. Modifies orientation as necessary to meet the needs of the individual as well as the Department.

• Under the direction of the Site Supervisor or Site Manager and/or Hoag Radiology Department and/or Radiologist and in collaboration with the Clinical Director, assists with ongoing competencies and education of LXTs

• Under the direction of the Site Supervisor or Site Manager and/or Hoag Radiology Department, and/or Radiologist, coaches, counsels, and/or assists with progressive disciplinary process as needed in a timely manner according to policy to correct deficiencies/improve performance.  

• Participates in regulatory and compliance maintenance to ensure quality care

• Coordinates/participates in the interview and selection process of new LXT team members.  

• Position may require local travel between various Organization locations.  

• Position may require participating in meetings outside of normal business hours. Working evenings, weekends and holidays will be required per business needs (Compensation will be awarded per hours worked according to the wage and hour laws). 


Job Qualifications 
Education, Training and Experience 


• High school Diploma or GED Required

• 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 

• Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Windows.

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

• 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: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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