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
High School Diploma or GED required. Associate’s 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.