X-Ray Technician

Full Time
Miami, Fl
Posted 2 years ago

X-Ray Technician: Description

Perform X-Ray Technician for diagnostic purposes. Follow established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety.

  • Prepare patients for radiologic procedures. Accompany patients to dressing and x-ray rooms, provide verbal and/or written instructions and assist patients in positioning body parts to be radiographed. Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure patient care, safety and comfort during scan.
  • Operate radiologic equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. Position radiologic equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance according to specification of examination. Take x-rays following established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to ensure safety of patients and team members.
  • Maintaining diagnostic imaging equipment and materials. Report equipment malfunctions to Practice Manager or supervisor.
  • Positioning patients for diagnostic imaging examinations.
  • Advising and supporting patients.
  • Shielding patients from unnecessary exposure to X-rays or radiation.
  • Following physician orders to ensure accuracy of image capture.
  • Evaluation of captured images for clarity and accuracy.
  • Keeping clear records through EMR, PACS and Clearinghouse
  • Communicate with referring primary care physician and discuss case.
  • Perform related administrative duties including completing necessary forms, labeling films and film envelopes and maintaining procedure logs.
  • Retrieve radiologic orders from and input related data into the electronic medical record.
  • Serve as a back-up for clinical team members as needed by controlling patient flow, performing EKG tests, obtaining blood pressure measurements, documenting vital signs in the EMR and administering injectables.
  • Perform other assigned duties as needed.
  • Knowledge of radiologic standards, requirements and regulations.
  • Knowledge of radiologic safety, cleanliness and infection control policies and regulations.
  • Knowledge of radiologic equipment uses and maintenance.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to use a computer and electronic medical record.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent people skills. Ability to meet patients and others needs while following medical centers policies and procedures.
  • Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate degree or higher preferred
  • Certified Radiologic Technologist license is required
  • 1+ year of Radiologic Technician experience preferred
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient in both English and Spanish.
  • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, carrying, reaching, bending, stooping, speaking and occasional sitting
  • Heavy lifting: up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds, with assistance if needed
  • May need to lift or turn patients who are disabled, with assistance if needed
  • Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy and fax machine and phone

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