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X-Ray Tech/ Medical Assistant (Temporary) in Memphis, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/30/2019

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS and/or EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

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.