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Radiologic Technologist On-Call

Description:
Operates radiology equipment to produce radiographic images of specified areas of the body and performs related technical x-ray procedures, in accordance with physician's orders and standard techniques, procedures or specific instructions; to include sterile techniques, basic patient care procedures and monitoring. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.
Essential Responsibilities:
Instructs patient in a courteous manner regarding imaging procedures. Positions patients and operates radiographic equipment.
Performs radiographic procedures, both fixed and portable. Reviews images for accuracy and technical quality according to established standards. Repeats images as needed; submits images for interpretation by radiologist or designee. Practices ALARA principles and ensures proper radiation safety practices.
Assists with procedures (example: fluoroscopy), follows established guidelines; provides patient education; obtains informed consent as needed; documents appropriate information as required; practices sterile techniques and standard precautions.
Utilizes Radiology Information System (RIS), Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) following established practice guidelines.
Follows established quality assurance/quality control program. monitoring the operating condition of the equipment and accessories. Contacts service engineer and promptly reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
Maintains inventory of supplies used, according to established levels.
Communicates clearly, effectively and appropriately both verbally and with written communication. Demonstrates courteous and appropriate telephone skills. Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients in the age group served.
Exercises clinical judgment within scope of practice.
May work with students and may be required to work at the reception desk or on the phones to schedule appointments.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience
N/A
Education
Successful completion of a two (2) year Radiologic Technology training program approved by the American Medical Association.
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Additional Requirements:
Ability to operate Radiologic equipment and perform related technical procedures.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.
Excellent customer service skills required, with a focus on patient centered care.
Basic computer skills required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum six (6) months of experience as a radiology technologist preferred.
Primary Location: Colorado,Frisco,Frisco Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 105 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Medical Imaging Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time
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