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Radiologic Technologist, Desert Orthopedics - East Bend Bend OR

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Praxis Health is looking for a top-notch Radiology Technologist, with outstanding people skills to perform diagnostic radiologic (x-ray) examinations on patients of all ages, for subsequent evaluation and treatment by the attending physician. Qualified candidates will have a collaborative, team spirit and a willingness to support the needs of our patients as well as the goals of the job and the team. Must be able to establish and build rapport with clients to best serve their medical needs. In this role, you will work in collaboration with the healthcare team to provide exceptional patient care.

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
  •  Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  •  Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  •  Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  •  Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  •  Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  •  Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
  •  Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  •  Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
  •  Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.
  •  Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
  •  Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  •  Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  •  Monitor and identify patient care needs and respond appropriately.
  •  Provide patient education at an appropriate level for each patient.
  •  Maintain open communication with the physicians and other staff as needed.        
  •  Complete test results, assuring quality standards are achieved, and provide to physicians in a timely manner. Able to generate a preliminary report.
  •  Follow safety procedures in compliance with OSHA and state health department guidelines.
  •  Recognize basic equipment malfunction and contact the Technical Director/supervisor.
  •  Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:                                            

 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Satisfactory completion of ARRT certification examination with current license.
  • Two (2) years of experience in radiology imaging preferred, but not required.
  • Maintain continuing education as specified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting an ongoing commitment to the highest standards in all phases of the company's operations. Assume service-oriented attitude to gain a sense of pride and accomplishment. Accepts the team approach with dedication and commitment towards all work performed.


Physical Demands

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk. The employee is occasionally required to site and stoop, kneel or crouch the employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. You will be responsible for assisting patients, of varying weights, onto the imaging table.

 

Work Environment

 

May have exposure to patients with communicable diseases as well as exposure to CRT’s and UV rays from computers.

 

This position involves an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or for a potential spill or splashes of same. Every employee is required to use appropriate protective measures and to strictly adhere to all safety guidelines and protocols regarding Blood Borne Pathogens precautions.

 

Radiation hazards exist in this occupation, and you are responsible for minimizing the exposure through the use of lead aprons, gloves, and other shielding devices, as well as by wearing a radiation monitoring exposure instrument.

 


EOE Disabled/Veteran

Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Bend , Radiologic Technologist, Desert Orthopedics - East Bend Bend OR, Other , Redmond, Oregon

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