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X-Ray Tech/ Medical Assistant (PER DIEM) in New Bern, NC at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

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Job Description

Under direction of provider(s), assist with patient care, assessment and procedures which include administering routine full scope x-ray exams according to best practices and clinic policies and procedures.

  • Facilitate efficient flow of patients through the clinic. Serve as a critical link between the providers and patients by managing patient phone calls and communicating results of testing, x-rays, surgery schedules, procedures, etc.
  • Provide patient education regarding their condition. Facilitate a professional, personable and efficient atmosphere for the clinic.
  • Obtain vital signs, nursing history and physical assessment. Review lab results and processes information to appropriate provider.
  • Document patient care, procedures and patient assessments in the medical record and other clinic records.
  • Complete patient care assignments based on severity of illness, scope of professional practice and individual strengths and weaknesses.
  • Maintain neat and clean patient exam rooms, radiology equipment and work areas; follows infection control policies and procedures in cleaning equipment and all areas of the clinic.
  • Perform X-ray exams and manage related duties:

o Position patient under X-Ray machine, adjust immobilization devices, and provide appropriate radiation protection.

o Maintain appropriate documentation for services rendered, radiological film files and storage, pull X-Rays as required for referrals and/or copying.

o Make minor adjustments to equipment and trouble shoot issues as they arise.

o Perform radiographic quality control tests as well as logs results in correct areas in a timely manner.

  • Participate in quality assessment and performance improvement activities.
  • Work as a team with other members of the clinic to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal relations in dealing with fellow employees, patients, and providers so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized.
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality in accordance with clinic policy.

 Other duties as required and assigned by the Program Manager, Providers or Delphi Operations Team. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: High School Diploma required. Must be a Graduate of an Accredited School of Radiology and be a certified LST or ARRT registered tech in the corresponding state. Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant certification preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years experience assisting with clinical duties. Minimum of 2 years experience operating x-ray equipment and film operation. Experience with digital a plus. Experience with orthopedic views and positioning ideal.

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