Tenet Healthcare Radiology Technician for Southern Orthopedics & Sports in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

General Summary: A non-exempt medical office position to perform routine X-ray examinations (i.e., takes and develop X-Rays, orders supplies for the X-Ray department, keeps X-Rays and records filed and maintains records required by the state in accordance with company policies, procedures and applicable regulations..

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare patients for radiological procedures and take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety.

  2. Protect patients, yourself and staff from radiation exposure by practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed recommended industry standards.

  3. Develop and process radiological film.

  4. Obtain quality diagnostic radiographs as requested by Physician, PA, or NP. Maintain a repeat rate of two percent or less.

  5. Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  6. Report immediately any equipment malfunctions to Supervisor.

  7. Log completed radiological procedures. Complete paperwork accurately and on time.

  8. Identify and file reports as required.

  9. Maintain x-ray room, stock necessary radiological supplies.

  10. Request, retrieve and track files to and from other departments or centers.

  11. Work closely with the Physician, PA, or NP to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients.

  12. Perform lab work as directed by Physician, PA, or NP

  13. Makes suggestions to improve work methods.

  14. Other duties may be assigned.

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

and completion from an accredited radiology program.

Certification : ARRT

Experience: Two years of experience working in an x-ray tech capacity

Other Requirements: None

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

  1. Knowledge of performing X-RAYs.

  2. Understanding proper operation of X-RAY equipment.

  3. Knowledge of using medical equipment including stethoscope, scales, and blood pressure cuff, etc.

  4. Knowledge of Electronic Health Systems.

  5. Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes.

  6. Knowledge of the policies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient care.

Skills:

  1. Skill in multi-tasking.

  2. Skill in customer service.

  3. Skill in computer hardware and software use.

  4. Skill in verbal and written communication.

  5. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

  6. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

  7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party venders, patients, and the public.

  8. Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

  9. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.

Abilities:

  1. Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.

  2. Ability to read, interprets, and apply policies and procedures.

  3. Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.

  4. Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.

  5. Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.

Job: Imaging and Radiology

Organization: EAST COOPER PHYS PRACT

Title: Radiology Technician for Southern Orthopedics & Sports

Location: SC-Mount Pleasant

Requisition ID: 1805008056