Job Description Summary• Radiologic Technologists provide exams in the field of radiologic imaging to include diagnostic x-ray, c-arm, and bone density to the specifications of the ordering provider and radiologist’s needs.
• Maintains knowledge concerning radiation protection and safety in addition to infection control and standard precautions.
• Preform patient assessments and provide patient care in a timely, professional, efficient, and safe manner.
• May be required to provide coverage for other outreach sites located in Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, and West Ashley.
EntityUniversity Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials
Cost CenterCC002015 UMA AMB RADI West Campus - Radiology CC
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Work ShiftDay (United States of America)
PERFORM RADIOLOGIC EXAMINATIONS TIMLEY, ACCURATELY AND SAFELY FOR RADIOLOGIST INTERPRETATION
- Timely- Assure the schedule does not fall behind; exam delays are communicated to all stakeholders. Exams are routed to PACS for interpretation as soon as complete.
- Accurately- per exam protocol using appropriate anatomical markers and positioning aids. Images are free of artifacts and motion. Assure exams are read in a timely manner and all logs are completed.
- Safely- All patients are screened for patient and technologist identification, patient history, and safety protocols. Medial history reviewed for exam indications and contraindications
ASSURE THE RADIOLOGY SUITE AND ADJACENT CLINICAL AND COMMON AREAS ARE PREPARED TO RECEIVE PATIENTS/VISITORS
- Equipment- assure all needed equipment is available and in working order, perform quality control per ACR and manufacturer – report ASAP any equipment errors or downtime directly to the service vendor and manager, as well as clinical staff.
- Suite/Clinical and common areas- assure all needed medical supplies are ordered and stowed, assure exam room and patient areas are clean and equipment is cleaned per manufacturer, OSHA, DHEC, and MUSC infection control guidelines. Report any environmental issues timely to the manager.
SUPPORT CULTURE OF SAFETY
- System Improvement- consistently looks for ways to improve safety by analyzing workflows, and work areas and identifying barriers.
- Ask Why?
- See something say something- use reporting system. Actively participate in group meetings by offering your comments and suggestions.
- Address problems of patient care as they arise and make decisions to appropriately resolve the problem, involve the appropriate supervisor or another member of the patient's care team as necessary
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ability to evaluate and appropriately respond to verbal and non-verbal communication from patients’ diverse stages of development.
- Completes procedures following approved procedure protocols with sufficient speed to promote departmental efficiency.
- Completes required documentation for each procedure, both computer and handwritten.
- Demonstrates technical competence in the operation of imaging equipment, and the use of procedure related supplies. Complete knowledge of related physics, anatomy, imaging techniques and medical terminology.
- Introduces self to patients, explains the procedure, assists the patient at the end of the procedure and explains the next steps.
- Maintain a professional demeanor in attitude, appearance, and communication.
- Obtains pertinent history, verifies orders, and communicates effectively with co-workers and other clinic staff to provide excellent patient care.
Additional Job Description
- Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology Program.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:
- Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) or within 12 months of hire.
- Registry eligible candidates must hold a Temporary B license from South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards.
- Registered Technologists state license from South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards.
- BLS certification.
Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking, and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36” to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!
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