Perform radiographic and other diagnostic imaging procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of injuries and disease. In addition to x-ray tech duties, this position may also serve as medical receptionist.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Greet patient, ensure that the patient has removed all jewelry and metal objects, is wearing the appropriate medical gown and is not pregnant.
Prepare and position the patient for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Adjust immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of the body as requested by the physician.
Explain procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
Practice radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Maintain a neat and clean working environment and ensure all supplies have been ordered and stocked.
Process images and review for proper identification and quality control.
Utilize both digital and non digital diagnostic imaging equipment, ensuring compliance with approved radiology techniques and all AFC/Doctors Express policies and procedures.
Prepare images for reading by physician as well as contact any additional physicians if a second opinion is needed.
Aid physician with prescribed patient treatments in accordance with approved standards, policies, procedures and protocol as necessary.
Perform routine maintenance, diagnose malfunctions, and make minor repairs on equipment, arranging for repairs as needed.
Complete forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.
Observe safety and security procedures; promote a safe and pleasant work environment.
Maintain complete and accurate documentation.
Report potentially unsafe conditions to management.
Regular attendance to ensure efficient clinic operations.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Manage difficult or emotional customer situations, respond promptly to customer needs.
Treat people with respect, Inspire trust of others, work with integrity, and uphold organizational values.
Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
Serve as Medical Receptionist if/when needed
Adapt to change in work environment, manage competing demands
Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or six months to one year related experience and/or training. ARRT-registered or board eligible preferred. Medical Assistant Certification or registry, Practical Nursing License, EMT or Paramedic certification or license preferred.
American Family Care, Inc.