LIMITED XRAY TECH - HMTS - TUSTIN LEGACY:
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

41579-en_US
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Huntington Beach California
Healthcare
Description

Job Summary: 

Under general supervision of the LVN Supervisor, Site Manager and or Radiology Manager this position will assists physician/provider with all general medicine or specialized medical practice duties as a Medical Assistant within the scope of practice. As the limited X-ray Technician perform diagnostic x-rays within their licensure for patients of all ages and assumes responsibility for accuracy under the direction of the radiologist; works effectively with patients and other clinic personnel. The limited x-ray technician is also responsible for all duties relating to the darkroom.

 

 

Limited X-Ray Tech Essential Functions:

  • Perform diagnostic procedures within licensure; achieving a high level of image quality in a minimal amount of time using correct anatomical markers.
  • Maintains a clean, functional work environment to include patient log maintenance, adequate supplies,.
  • Gathers pertinent previous studies, films, and patient documentation to submit to Radiologist for interpretation.
  • Performs visual inspection of image for exposure factors (contrast, density, etc.) to ensure technical quality of digital image.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and the ability to utilize multiple EMR systems such as IDX, Allscripts, and GE-RIS and GE-PACS; for scheduling, charge entry, patient history, and verifying images and creating radiology dictation markers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and the ability to use GE Brivo385 In addition to the above; will be responsible for the following:
  • Rooms patients utilizing best practice MA workflow and maintains patient flow per schedule
  • Anticipates patient care needs and consults with provider as needed
  • Documents patient information collected, care given and treatments provided as well as charges in a clear and concise manner in EMR.
  • Assists with patient phone messages/tasks and documents in EMR. Conducts callbacks per provider instruction, in an efficient and timely manner while maintaining proper telephone etiquette, 10%.  Organizes, stocks and maintains an orderly, clean and uncluttered work area, including but not limited to exam rooms, procedure rooms and patient care areas.
  • Maintains current knowledge of clinical policies and procedures
  • Assists with procedures and administers medications within the MA scope of practice and per provider order
  • Adheres to all safety standards including but not limited to, equipment maintenance, infection control, universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment as needed for all patient-care procedures
  • Attends and actively participates in mandatory clinical /business department meetings/in-services, staff meetings and assigned committees
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications, waste disposal and sterile techniques. 2%
  • Maintains CPR and other appropriate certifications
  • Responds to and participates in all medical emergencies and codes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Limited Xray Tech/MA Float

In addition to the above, will be responsible for the following:

The Limited Xray Tech/MA Float will travel between HMG locations according to needs. Is flexible with schedule to accommodate sudden schedule changes.

 

Education, Training and Experience

Required:

  • High school Diploma or GED Required
  • Graduate of a State recognized vocational School
  • Requires 2+ years of experience as a Back Office Medical Assistant/Limited X-Ray Tech in an ambulatory care facility or medical group practice.

 

Skills or Other Qualifications

Required:

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Windows.
  • Knowledge/experience with GE RIS and PACS.

 

License and Certifications

Required:

  • Certificate of completion from an accredited limited radiology program, including digital training required.
  • XT X-Ray Permit in torso, extremity, chest and digital imaging required.
  • MA Certificate from a licensed school
  • Current CPR Certificate

Preferred:

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