CityMD

X-Ray & Medical Technologist

US-NJ-Passaic County
ID
2017-1510
Category
Medical Staff

Overview

The X-Ray & Medical Technologist is responsible for:

  • Being able to take good quality X-ray images following CityMD X-ray 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 X-Ray & 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 turn-around times for obtaining the more common, but not limited to X-ray studies, such as:
    • Chest X-ray
    • Extremity X-ray
    • Spinal X-ray
    • Abdomen X-ray
  • Using all internal X-ray and care coordination software in order to properly document and communicate X-ray studies performed between the provider, Aftercare and radiologists reading the X-rays
  • 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 follow-up 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 up-to-date 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
  • Assisting Medical Assistants with facility stocking when needed
  • Assisting with training and acclimation of new hire X-ray techs and scribes

Qualifications

  • If Internal Candidate – must be in good performance and company policy standing
  • Graduation from an accredited X­ray Technologist program
  • 4-­6 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 beam-restrictive devices and patient ­shielding 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
  • Skill in using a PC required
  • 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

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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