X-Ray Technologist (AART/LSO) *$1000 sign on bonus Salary $20-30/hr per hour
Company: BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
Posted on: June 18, 2022
X-Ray (AART/LSO)Department: ClinicalReports to: Clinical
ManagerSupervises: N/AOvertime Status: o Exempt x Non-exempt
Salary: $20-$30/hour General Summary: This position is responsible
for operating X-Ray equipment that assists radiologists and/or
physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease and/or injury.
This individual also functions as a Medical Assistant as needed,
assisting provider with patient care and all back-office duties.
Ensures smooth work and patient flow within the clinic.Essential
Job Responsibilities:1. Prepares patients for radiologic
procedures. 2. Protects patient, self, and other staff from
radiation hazards. 3. Takes X-Rays following established procedures
for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and
operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis
and/or treatment of patients and includes implementing infection
control procedures for the work area. 4. Selects proper ionizing
factors for radiological diagnosis. Adjusts/sets radiographic
controls. 5. Positions patients and takes X-Rays of specific parts
of the patient's body as requested by physicians. 6. Create digital
radiological image. Checks X-Ray images for clarity, retaking when
necessary.7. Upload and manage X-Rays in Medstrat.8. Maintains
required records including patient records, daily log books, and
monthly reports. 9. Performs quantity and quality control checks to
assure X-Ray unit meets standards required by laws, rules, and
departmental policies. 10. Complies with safety standards.11.
Cleans, maintains, and makes minor adjustments to radiographic
equipment, including determining equipment repairs.12. Maintains
radiographic supplies and orders as necessary.13. Burn images to
discs when needed by patient, and/or physicians.14. All employees
have a responsibility to comply with our organization's policies
and procedures, code of conduct and mission, values & vision.15.
Other duties as assigned.Education: Requires an associate's degree
from an accredited program and registration as a technologist by
the A.R.R.T. Medical assistant diploma or certification from an
accredited vocational institution. Must hold current state X-Ray
Technology certificate or license. Experience: One to three years
of experience as X-Ray technologist/technician, preferably in
medical practice environment.Performance Requirements:Knowledge:1.
Knowledge of X-Ray procedures and protocols.2. Knowledge of anatomy
and physiology necessary to perform X-Ray testing including body
mechanics and patient movement.3. Knowledge of radiology equipment
including safety hazards common to radiology.Skills:1. Skill in
identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying
supervisor.2. Skill in following infection control and radiological
safety procedures. Abilities:1. Ability to lift and position
patients for the type of X-Ray procedure required.2. Ability to
notice detail in drawings and differences in shapes and shadings.3.
Ability to read and write instructions, and comprehend simple
instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 4. Ability to
present information in one-on-one and small groups to clients and
other employees. 5. Ability to competently use Microsoft
Office.Equipment Operated: Standard medical exam/office equipment
including computerized health information management system for
medical records. X-Ray technicians will also operate imaging
equipment.Work Environment: Combination of medical office and
exam/procedure room settings. Well-lighted, well-ventilated,
adequate space.Physical Requirements: Must possess the physical and
mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with an
X-Ray Technician such as standing six to eight hours per day.
Involves some bending, stooping, squatting, reaching above the
shoulders, twisting, turning, kneeling, and pushing, and pulling.
Heavy lifting 75+ lbs. required to move equipment and transfer
patients. Occasional stress when working with anxious patients.
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