Radiology Technologist/Medical Assistant

Dignity Health Capitola , CA 95010

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The hybrid role of Radiology Technologist/Medical Assistant (Rad Tech/MA) is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for satisfactorily completing the Dignity Health Medical Foundation orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. In the Radiologic role, the position operates radiology equipment to make clinical diagnostic x-ray films as directed by physicians. In the Medical Assistant role, this position performs patient care services that support the physician / provider's practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, physicians assistant or Licensed Vocational Nurse. This includes assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data. Documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patient's medical record for the physician's review. Administrating medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation. This position also maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of x-ray experience; six months Medical Assistant and medical back office experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Have current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Health Care Providers (includes AED training) through the American Heart Association (AHA) and maintain BLS Certification while employed

  • Ability to properly position patients to provide quality imaging; Ability to troubleshoot equipment operation and perform simple adjustments; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, management and peers

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage interactions with difficult people

  • Excellent telephone skills

  • Passion for excellence in the care of patients and provision of timely and quality service

  • Basic computer skills

  • Other Requirements and responsibilities: Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint areas for radiography; Knowledge of radiology equipment and testing; Knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology including equipment, body mechanics and patient movement; Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively and cope effectively in a fast paced environment; Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation; Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing

  • Maintain current State of California X-ray Technician license

  • American Association of Medical Assistants (preferred) 2. American Medical Technologists

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Amer Registry Rad Tech (RG ARRT)
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