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Radiologic Technologist

Company: ConvenientMD Urgent Care
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Registered Radiologic Technologist RT(R)The RT is a Radiologic Technologist responsible for the performance of radiologic procedures and studies while helping to maintain and manage all Radiographic Equipment. The RT will work closely with all clinical team members in this unique role. The RT will be provided with the education to complete all of the shared responsibilities and clinical tasks such as triage, testing, procedures, and other patient care within their scope of practice.Job Responsibilities:Radiology ResponsibilitiesRadiologic duties listed but not limited to: Prepare and perform radiologic procedures following CMD and ARRT protocols and procedures Utilize all radiation protection and shielding equipment following ALARA principlesDocument completed radiographic studies in EMR and PACSNavigate PACS system: confirm studies for interpretation, send studies to outside facilities, communicate with radiologists and clarify discrepancies with teleradiologyEnsure radiology equipment is in working order, notify management and call service when neededUtilize a variety of radiographic equipment efficientlyStock radiology supplies and note supplies that need re-orderPrecept students and staff members in applicable clinicsClinic ResponsibilitiesAssist with other clinic functions as outlined below in order to ensure superior customer satisfaction and operation:Patient triage, to include but not limited to: vital signs; medical history; observational examinationAssist with any and all patient exams, testing and procedures under the direction of the provider (i.e. I&Ds, pelvic exams, splinting, casting, joint injection preparation, etc.)Assist with the following testing & procedures:1. Vision testing2. Hearing/audiometry testing3. Urine drug screen testing4. Breath alcohol testing5. Lift testing6. Peak flow testing7. Pulmonary function testing (spirometry)8. Impact Testing9. Ear Irrigation (added to MD questions list - likely removing)10. Eye wash flushing11. Wound soaking & cleansing12. Point of care testing: Strep, FLU, RSV, SARs-CoV-2, Capillary Glucose, Mono, HCG, Urinalysis, FOBT/Guaiac, Lipid Panel (obtained via CardioChek Analyzer).13.Sterile technique in wound care management, dressing application, trauma patients, burn care and instrument cleaning and sterilizationBlood draw/phlebotomy; proof of certification & CMD Phlebotomy sign off required.Chemistry & CBC (with prior phlebotomy training)Insert & monitor peripheral venous access if accredited/board approved IV therapy course has been completedCardiac Management through application of 12 Lead ECG (after trained & demonstration of competency via new hire competency checklist), CPR-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and defibrillation by AED; ventilation with AMBU bagPrepare PD-Rx medications for dispensing by appropriate team member (ME & NH)Administration of hot & cold packsTelephone communication to include but not limited to verification & clarification of outside radiology orders & requests for copies of radiographs taken at CMD.Ensures operation of clinical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs or reporting repair needs to clinic PM Assists in maintaining adequate clinical & radiologic supplies inventory by checking & notating when stock levels are lowKeeps work area and exam rooms stocked, clean and orderlyMaintains accurate, complete records & reports Documents patient education and care in EMR and all other applicable areasInteract with patients in a positive and helpful manner, provide information and assistance as neededMaintains confidentiality with all patient information by upholding HIPAA laws and rulesComplies with all ConvenientMD policies, protocols & proceduresOther duties as required or assignedQualifications:Three years of radiologic experience preferredCurrent state licensureARRT certificationAHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification Preferred; American Red Cross BLS Certification AcceptedMust be able to work 12hr shifts and weekends

Keywords: ConvenientMD Urgent Care, Portland , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Portland, Maine

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