QuickVisit X-Ray Tech - PRN and Full time in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Quick Visit Urgent Care offers a great working environment where patient care is at the forefront of what we do. We want to see people feeling better and enjoying their lives. The ideal candidate is an experienced professional who has a certificate with ARRT and works well with others, and has a positive experience of patient care and the science of radiologic technology.
The X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant is responsible for providing basic clinical care to patients. The duties shall include performing initial clinical evaluations as well as directed procedures for urgent care procedures. This position will perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement using knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant will prepare patients for continued medical evaluation by advanced registered nurse practitioners by taking a brief history, establishing vital signs, recording appropriate documentation. Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Greets patients in a polite, prompt, and helpful manner.
Ability to check patients in and out at the front desk to ensure patient flow and when needed
Consistently communicates with patients on wait times; provides direction to the next step in the treatment process
Provides solutions to patient problems and recognizes and seeks help in emergent/ hazardous situations
Provides timely follow up regarding lab and x-ray results
Assists with patient check-in/out procedures when necessary
Obtains and accurately documents patient vital signs and weight, takes brief history, past medical, family and social history, current medications, allergies, and other pertinent historical information as appropriate
Administer any medication as ordered by the provider and within your licensure/certification
Laboratory duties- Perform CLIA-waived lab test, draw blood and collect and label specimens for any send out labs; Perform DOT and Non-DOT urine drug screens and Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT)
Prepares patients for radiologic procedures and follows established clinical and regulatory procedures in regards to patient safety and care; including proper radiation protection and shielding techniques
Ensures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the Center Manager or designee on duty
Follows documentation procedures and completes required paperwork related to patient visit
Maintains examination room and stocks if necessary
Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and patient confidentiality policies
Phlebotomy, injections, medical procedures and laboratory procedures appropriate for the level of training under the direction of a clinician
Performs other duties as assigned
Acts with honesty and integrity in all business transactions, including, but not limited to, employment applications/resumes, patient records, time records, and financial transactions
Must maintain regular and sustained attendance.
X-Ray Job Description:
Performs radiologic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions in accordance with accepted standards of practice and protocols of the clinic
Completes and signs Patient Screening form and explains the procedure to the patient.
Maintains patient care, comfort, and safety
Provide images to the facility in the desired site format.
Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members.
Maintains a clean environment inside the facility.
Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality.
Performs additional duties as required.
Graduate of an approved two-year Radiologic Technology program
High School graduate or equivalent
Special Skills and Requirements:
Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or be registry eligible and possess a current Texas Medical Board license.
Must be able to interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner.
Must be able to produce very high-quality special imaging with little supervision.
Must be willing and able to assist the Radiologist in his/her interpretation of exams.
Must be able to function effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.
Ability to lift a minimum of 60 pounds as well as assist with patient maneuvering.
Ability to demonstrate competency in all applicable areas.
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