Clinical Care Attendant - Radiology-Washington, IL Express Care-Prn Or As Needed

Unitypoint Health Washington , IL 61571

Posted 5 days ago

Overview

UnityPoint Clinic

Express Care-Washington

Washington, IL
8am-8pm and weekend rotation

$2 shift differential after 6pm and on weekends!

PRN; As Needed- Schedule provided monthly

This is not a benefit eligible position

This is a new and exciting role for the UnityPoint Clinic Express Care locations where the Radiology Tech will assist the patient from the moment they arrive at the clinic until the minute they leave! When not performing Radiology, the Radiolgy Tech will work as a Clinical Care Attendant within the clinic to greet the patient, perform registration duties, room the patient and get vitals, and assist the provider in providing overall care for their visit.

Responsibilities

Assists others in order to provide quality patient care and work flow. 1. Functions in the technical and or clerical areas of the practice to provide support as needed, such as filing, assisting with telephones, typing, taking vital signs. 2.

Maintains effective working relationships by projecting self in a friendly, helpful manner, retaining confidential information, and communicating only the specific facts that need to be told to the appropriate person. 3. Exhibits excellent communication skills to deal effectively and courteously with all customers. 4. Possesses the ability to remain calm and effective during emergency and/or stressful situations and to prioritize work when decisions are needed. 5.

Possesses the ability to use his/her judgment appropriately to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures to individualize care. 6. Provides quality patient care by receiving patient orders, greeting and educating the patient and family, performing procedures as requisitioned and properly dismissing the patient 7. Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to obtain adequate lab specimens for testing. 8.

Performs in-office patient lab testing and quality control in compliance with medical provider's orders and office lab procedures/policies. Maintains a log of patient procedures and keeps an accurate filing system of film as well as provide statistical information as needed. Maintains continued growth and professional skills by attending continuing education workshops mandated by IDNS and the ARRT. 1.

Accountable to forward films to the appropriate location with the proper documentation, forms and labeling. 2. Accountable to secure x-ray films for the minimum of five years in an orderly manner when stored at the practice. 3.

Maintains an index card system to retrieve patient information, which includes the patient's full name, date of birth, date of exam, and ordering physician. 4.

Maintains a daily logbook, which should contain patient's full name, date, ordering physician and the type of exam performed for the purpose of reference, maintaining confidentiality 5.

Participates on committees and organizations to continue professional growth and obtain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field. 6. Attends continuing education meetings offered by MMCI Radiology Department on a monthly basis. 7.

Seeks to increase individual's knowledge base by attending seminars and/or home study programs to obtain continuing education credits To maintain a working knowledge of equipment in order to function efficiently and ensure high quality exams by promoting film quality while reasonable minimizing the radiation exposure to the patient 1. Reports to the practice administrator/office manager if a procedural or equipment problem is encountered. 2. Abides by all Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (IDNS) policies as well as Methodist Physician Services' policies regarding radiation safety regulations and guidelines. 3.

Maintains high quality examinations by reviewing and monitoring quality control reports. 4. Assesses films to ensure that high quality films have been obtained (i.e. positioning, density, contrast, labeling, and confirmation of patient's identification). 5.

Possesses computer skills to make any corrections and completions concerning the procedure to ensure proper documentation and charges To perform radiologic diagnostic procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures, and standards to assigned patients of all ages. 1.

Performs a variety of procedures and must have the technological knowledge to operate the equipment used. 2. Works directly with patients, thus requiring knowledge of how to relate to people with injuries and/or emotional distress in an efficient and expedient manner. 3. Demonstrates knowledge and skills that are necessary to provide care appropriate to patients of all ages. 4. Possesses the ability to assess the patients' status and identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs

Qualifications

Education: 1.

Associate's Degree in the field(s) of radiology technology preferred.

Credentials: 1. Licensed in Illinois as Radiology Technologist. 2. CPR 3. Registry eligible incumbents will have one year to produce registry documentation



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