X-Ray Technician

American Family Care, Inc. Athens , AL 35612

Posted 2 months ago

Summary

Perform radiographic and other diagnostic imaging procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of injuries and disease. Cross-train and assist in other areas of the clinic as operational needs require.

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.

  • Ensure compliance with approved radiology techniques and all AFC 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.

  • Cross train and work as assigned in at least one other area of clinic operations front office, nursing, and/or lab based on clinic operational needs.

  • 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 as assigned.

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, uphold organizational values

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness

  • Adapt to change in work environment, manage competing demands

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required. 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.


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X-Ray Technician

American Family Care, Inc.