CityMD

  • X-ray & Medical Technologist

    Job Locations US-NJ-Union County
    ID
    2016-1326
    Category
    Medical Staff
  • Overview

    The X­Ray & Medical Technologist is responsible for:

    ● Being able to take good quality X­ray images following CityMD X­ray protocol in an efficient and

    accurate manner

    ● Capturing accurate and detailed documentation of the encounter into the EMR in a timely manner

    ● Providing unparalleled customer service to our patients, adhering to established protocols and work

    processes, and successfully managing volume without ever compromising quality

    Responsibilities

    The primary duties and responsibilities of a X­Ray & Medical Technologist are (including the duties and

    responsibilities as stated in the CityMD Scope of Practice for Radiology Technologist and Scribes):

    ● Being able to meet general turn­around times for obtaining the more common, but not limited to

    X­ray studies, such as:

    o Chest X­ray

    o Extremity X­ray

    o Spinal X­ray

    o Abdomen X­ray

    ● Using all internal X­ray and care coordination software in order to properly document and

    communicate X­ray studies performed between the provider, Aftercare and radiologists reading the

    X­rays

    ● Being able to fully document in the EMR on multiple patients per hour

    ● Facilitating any necessary diagnostic tests (e.g., CT, MRI, ultrasounds, etc.) and referrals to medical

    specialists for follow­up care via Aftercare

    ● Assisting the physician with medical procedures within the Scribe scope of practice, which may

    include but is not limited to: EKG, procedure set ups, etc.

    ● Communicating with patients, pharmacies, and physicians over the phone under physician guidance

    ● Assisting with patient flow into a clean exam room from waiting room utilizing flag system

    ● Assisting the licensed practitioner, under the direct and personal supervision of the licensed

    practitioner, with CLIA waived tests for which training has been provided as well as EKGs, external

    laboratory specimens, providing a second set of hands for maintaining limb position for sling

    assistance

    ● Keeping track of materials needed to copy images to a CD for patients and inform Medical Assistant

    or Site Manager prior to depletion of supplies

    ● Keeping an accurate and up­to­date QA log book including pregnancy form and daily check off list

    ● Having a knowledge of people to call in case of equipment failure or software issues

    ● Being available for sick call coverage

    ● Helping maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment

    ● Providing compassionate care to our patients

    ***POSITION INTENDED TO BE FILLED BY INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY***

    ● Assisting Medical Assistants with facility stocking when needed

    ● Assisting with training and acclimation of new hire X­ray techs and scribes

    Qualifications

    A candidate’s qualifications will include:

    ● If Internal Candidate – must be in good performance and company policy standing

    ● Graduation from an accredited X­ray Technologist program

    ● 4­6 months experience as a X­ray Technologist

    ● Explain, process, and position patient for X­ray; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting

    equipment to set exposure factors. Determine patient's X­ray needs by reading instructions from

    physician. Perform basic general X­rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot, or

    ankle under supervision of physician. Use beam­restrictive devices and patient­shielding techniques

    to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff. Process exposed radiographs using film

    processors or computer generated methods.

    ● Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

    ● High attention to detail

    ● Advanced computer skills

    ● Flexible with full­time work schedule including weekends

    ● Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required

    ● Strong organizational, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills required

    ● Have functional and practical knowledge of various computer systems

    ● Happy and positive thinking, able to project this attitude around others

    ● Must exhibit passion for outstanding results and compassion for those we work with and serve

    ● Flexible & adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment

    ● Team player

    ● Excellent communication and bedside manner

    ● Passion for helping others in an urgent care environment

    Additional Information

    Physical requirements

    The job may require from time to time to lift light to moderate amounts of weight (e.g., boxes of

    medical/facility supplies)

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