Job Details

Radiologic Technologist UCC

Company name
Physicians East, P A

Location
Greenville, NC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Bluecollar

Posted on
Sep 16, 2022

Valid Through
Dec 30, 2022

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Physicians East, P.A.is a team of skilled healthcare professionals united to meet the challenge of delivering quality, cost-efficient, comprehensive healthcare to the people of Eastern North Carolina.
About the role
We are looking for an employee who is self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast paced environment. Responsible for taking high quality digital x-rays, maintaining diagnostic imaging equipment and following physician orders to ensure accuracy of image is captured to better assist physicians as they make their diagnosis. Performs laboratory tests and documentation as needed.
Supervision Received: Reports to Manager of Diagnostics
Supervision Exercised: None.
Typical Physical Demands: Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination for operation and repair of all department equipment. Lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Lifts patients weighing up to 300 pounds, and places them in appropriate positions for operation of equipment. Requires eyesight correctable to 20\/20 to operate equipment and review digital images.
Typical Working Conditions: Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other conditions common to a clinic environment
Responsibilities: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
Ensures operation of Radiology equipment by performing quality checks following manufacturer's recommendations and trouble-shooting equipment as required, calling in repairs when necessary.
Recognizes changes in patient status and appropriately communicates to nurse and\/or doctor.
Exhibits a working knowledge of principles, practice and procedures involved in the operation of radiographic equipment.
Anticipates and recognizes safety hazards, legal liabilities and intervenes through appropriate channels.
Provides and promotes quality care in accordance with office policies and procedures.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with co-workers, patients and other employees of the department and office. Supports learning needs of new staff and radiography students.
Recognizes individual accountability for and participates in cost containment goals of the department and office.
Demonstrates continuous self-improvement through utilization of knowledge gained in clinical experience in X-ray.
Participates in in-service education, staff meetings and other continuing education programs to maintain optimal technical knowledge. Participates in continuing education and in-services within and outside Physicians East, P.A. office for 24 hours of continuing education every two years.
Exhibits ability to problem solve, prioritize and evaluate patient care activities.
Performs procedures requiring independent judgement with ingenuity and initiative.
Responsible for quality of radiographs processed through digital radiography.
Responsible for charging procedures performed.
Responsible for tracking radiology reports.
Works with Radiology Work list and PACS system.
Maintains yearly CPR certification.

LABORATORY DUTIES

Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results for the following instruments\/tests: Medonic M Series, HCG, Piccolo, Rapid Covid testing, Strep, Influenza, Mono, ESR, Clinitek Status; Hemoccult slide developing.
Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples for procedures described in #1 above.
Adhere to quality assurance policies, corrective action policies and preventive maintenance policies for procedures described above.
Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Immediately notify technical supervisor when identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance if problem cannot be corrected.
Perform venipuncture as needed.
Perform clerical work as needed.
Prepare blood and urine specimens to be sent out to reference labs.
Maintain area and equipment in a clean orderly fashion.
Maintain all necessary records for appropriate time frame as outlined by COLA.
Attends safety classes and other continuing education classes as offered by PE.
Maintains yearly continuing education as offered by American Proficiency Institute in the sum of at least six programs per year.
Maintains result comparisons of five random patients per year between analyzer LIS, and EMR.
Complies with OSHA and regulatory requirements by following established procedures in order to maintain a safe laboratory environment and to meet Accreditation standards. Exercised Universal Precautions at all times.
Works efficiently as a team member within the department and with other units to provide quality service through communication, cooperation, and collaboration.
Maintains flexibility required to adapt to diagnostic\/laboratory needs as related to testing and scheduling.

Location & commitments

Permanent FT\/PT\/ role based at our Urgent Care location.
Overtime may be required to ensure patients are taken care, tasks are completed, and calls are returned in a timely manner. Urgent Care 7:30a.m.-6p.m. (extended evenings and weekends).

Candidate requirements: Must be a graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology with an associate degree. Must be registered by ARRT and State of NC, or registry eligible. 2 years of clinical experience preferred. Knowledge of PACS, Computed\/Digital Radiography and other basic computer programs. .

Affirmative Action\/EEO statement
Physicians East, P.A.is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity, which includes status as a transgender individual), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information (including family medical history), physical or mental disability, or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodation will be made for persons with disabilities during the application process and\/or at the time of employment. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources Department as early as possible in the application\/employment process. Contact HR Office at 252-413-6368 or email careers@physicianseast.com
Disclaimer
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Company info

Physicians East, P A
Website : http://www.physicianseast.com/

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