CityMD

  • X-Ray Technologist

    Job Locations US-WA-University Place
    ID
    2018-1616
    Category
    Medical Staff
  • Overview

    The X-ray Technologist is responsible for:

     

    • Producing high quality radiographs following CityMD X-ray protocols, procedures and Department of Health regulatory compliance in an efficient and accurate 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 Technologist are:

    • performing the more common X-ray studies in a reasonable amount of time as suggested below:

    o      Chest X-ray -              3 minutes

    o      Extremity X-ray -        3-5 minutes per order

    o      Spinal X-ray -             4-6 minutes

    o      Abdomen X-ray -        4-6 minutes

    • enhancing the culture of healthcare by providing exceptional patient care, safety, and best practice
    • properly documenting X-ray studies performed and facilitating the communication between the Provider and Radiologist by using all internal X-ray and care coordination software
    • keeping an accurate record of QC log books including pregnancy consent form, daily check off list, patient log book, repeat/rejects so as to be fully compliant with the Department of Health
    • maintaining inventory of supplies needed to burn X-ray studies to CDs for patients and informing Site Manager when supplies are low
    • troubleshooting equipment and software malfunctions and informing Site Manager and X-Ray Manager when service needs to be contacted
    • assisting with patient flow and utilizing the flag system to maintain good communication between all clinical staff members
    • performing vital signs and documenting results in the EMR
    • assisting with CLIA waived tests, EKGs, splints, sling placement, and proper use of crutches
    • helping maintain the cleanliness of the site, including waiting room, exam rooms, labs, common work areas, X-ray suite, and break room
    • having availability to cover shifts to meet the needs of the department when there are staff deficiencies or sick calls
    • conducting oneself in a courteous and professional manner with patients, coworkers and Providers

    Qualifications

    A candidate’s qualifications are:

    • graduation from an accredited X-ray Technologist program
    • preferably 4-6 months previous experience
    • strong communication skills in order to provide clear instructions to patients on the process of procedures performed
    • the ability to:
      • position patients for X-ray, adjust restriction devices and equipment to set exposure factors
      • determine patient's' X-ray needs by accurately interpreting special instructions from the provider
      • perform basic X-rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot or ankle

    use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff (ALARA principle)

    • flexibility with full-time work schedule including weekends
    • strong aptitude for detail, organizational skills, problem solving capabilities, communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently, or with a team of healthcare professionals
    • have functional and practical knowledge of various computer systems
    • happy, positive, creative thinker, committed to building and maintaining healthy working relationships
    • passion for outstanding results and compassion for those we work with and serve
    • flexible & adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment
    • passion for helping others in an urgent care environment

    Additional Information

    Physical requirements

     

    The job may require lifting light to moderate amounts of weight (e.g., boxes of medical or facility supplies)

     

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