Terry Reilly Health Services
  • 06-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Nampa 16th St
  • Nampa, ID, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental , Vision, Disability, Life Insurance and Retirement


At Terry Reilly we believe we are successful when we have a healthy, thriving community. This is accomplished as a result of our mission-driven and talented team.

We provide integrated care throughout the Treasure Valley with our medical, dental and behavioral health services - allowing our employees the unique ability to experience several disciplines of health care. It is important to us that our staff is given a healthy work-life balance, so we support and value your time in and out of the office. We also provide our employees with excellent benefits including options for free healthcare.


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs x-ray examinations on patients as ordered by the medical clinicians. Explains the X-ray procedure to patients, prepares patients for the procedure and position them for the best possible outcome. Facilitates repair of diagnostic equipment. Observes proper safety procedures to avoid unnecessary exposure of self, care team members and patients to harmful radiation. Assists clinical colleagues with patient rooming tasks.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Operates within current national licensure standards and scope of practice and exercises professional judgment in the performance of all procedures.

  • Performs x-ray examinations:

+ Upon receipt of a clinician order, prepares the patient for x-ray and administers the x-ray examination. Preparation of the patient for the x-ray procedure includes removal of garments or jewelry that may interfere with procedure and explaining how the process works.

+ Appropriately positions and transfers patients utilizing good body mechanics and ensuring the safety and comfort of the patient.

+ Selects proper technical factors, density, detail, and contrast of the area being imaged on an individual patient basis and evaluates the technical quality of all films taken to avoid retakes.

+ Practices radiation protection for self and patients.

  • Practices radiation protection for self and patients by:

+ using local spot-lead blockers and aprons.

+ ensuring signs are posted in both English and Spanish requesting the patient to inform the technologist if they are pregnant.

+ restricting room access to patient and technologist when images are taken, if the patient is under 18, one parent is allowed in room.

+ wearing a radiation badge

  • Supports, facilitates and monitors the wearing of radiation badges by all appropriate medical care team members and maintains and generates all documentation and reports necessary.
  • Evaluates images for technical quality and notifies medical clinician when images are ready to be viewed.
  • Ensures all images are sent to the contracted radiology vendor for over reading.
  • Maintains accurate daily log of x-ray services provided.
  • Ensures all EMR documentation is completed in an accurate and timely manner; this includes charges and tracking.
  • Maintains portal access with outside providers, when available, to retrieve reports and films.
  • Pursues continuing education and maintains current national licensing standards. Provides continuing education documentation to Nursing Supervisor for education file.
  • Assists the Clinic Leadership in the maintenance of equipment and safety inspections by facilitating, coordinating and documenting all annual and ongoing maintenance of x-ray equipment per manufacturer's instructions and state/national standards.
  • Supports the orientation of staff trained to perform X-ray services and facilitates on-going education, competency assessment and technical input.
  • Provides support to the clinical back-office team with patient rooming tasks between radiology cases.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology.
  • Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology.
  • 0-1 year experience as Radiologic Technologist.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate calmly, compassionately, and professionally in high stress situations with different types of patients.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two or more years experience as an x-ray technologist in a family medicine environment.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Terry Reilly Health Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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