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Radiology Technician

Company: SPOKANE UROLOGY PS
Location: Spokane
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description: JOB SUMMARY: The Lithotripsy/Radiology technologist operates imaging equipment and performs diagnostic x-rays on patients as requested, in order to provide the physicians with diagnostic information. Assists in preparing procedure rooms as needed, working alongside the Urologist, OR staff and anesthesia staff. Essential Job Function/Competencies --- Collaborate on patient medical issues with the physician to determine protocol and procedure. --- Complete Radiologic Imaging and procedures, obtaining optimal images for physician review according to policy and protocol. --- Obtain and record patient identification. --- Maintains patient confidentiality. --- Documents duration of radiation, tests equipment weekly, examines protective x-ray aprons for integrity. --- Maintain, clean and report any issues with equipment. --- Administers appropriate high quality, patient-focused health care. --- Operates imaging equipment and other ancillary equipment properly and safely. --- Practices correct radiation protection, shielding and collimating, and proper exposure factors on each patient. --- Positions patient in the correct position to obtain required radiographs. --- Will be responsible each shift to make sure that the physician on duty is reviewing x-ray reports that were sent out for over-reads to a radiologist. --- Maintains proper filing of all x-rays, discs, and folders. --- Maintains all clinical documentation, including quality control and compliance logs required by company policy and applicable regulatory agencies. --- Accurately, efficiently, and completely documents all clinical patient care data. --- Utilizes all equipment, supplies, facilities, and resources of the Company in a prudent and efficient manner. --- Participates in department quality improvement activities, staff educational programs, attends departmental meetings, and demonstrates and maintains clinical competency in the delivery of patient care services in accordance with Company guideline --- Performs other position related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities --- Knowledge of routine to complex Radiologic procedures and protocols. --- Knowledge in healthcare systems operations such as EMR. --- Knowledge of database management.--- Knowledge of medical terminology, healthcare coding systems, and clinics functions. --- Knowledge of governmental regulations and compliance requirements. --- Knowledge of computer applications, including information and billing systems, keyboard input, digital archiving, and retrieving of data including Microsoft Office. --- Skill in operation of Radiologic equipment as well as applicable ancillary equipment. --- Ability to work independently and multitask. --- Ability to provide documentation accurately and concisely. --- Demonstrates understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiopharmacology, and medical terminology. --- Ability to assist patients for transfer from stretcher, wheelchair or in an emergency. --- Ability to provide compassionate care to patients and family. --- Critical thinking skills and ability to make decisive judgments. --- Excellent communication and customer service skills. --- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.--- Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks. --- Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality. --- Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. --- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations. --- Ability to write reports and business correspondence. --- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public. --- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. --- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. --- Ability to build relationships with patients and display empathy and compassion to patients. --- Customer-oriented with ability to remain calm in difficult situations. --- Delivers exceptional patient service throughout all interactions. --- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. --- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. --- Complies with HIPAA regulations for patient confidentiality. --- Complies with all health and safety policies of the organization. Requirements: Education and Experience --- Associate degree in Radiography. --- Graduate of Accredited school of Radiologic Technology.--- License and certification as required by the state. --- Valid ARRT Certification in Radiography. --- BLS certification required. --- Radiologic Technologist experience strongly preferred; new grads considered. Compensation details: 31-51 Hourly WagePIdaad1459386c-31181-34137875

Keywords: SPOKANE UROLOGY PS, Spokane , Radiology Technician, Professions , Spokane, Washington

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