Fond du Lac
Schedule Details/Additional Information:
Current Schedule:Hours to vary based on PTO6am-8pm
- Responsible for the safe and knowledgeable operation of x-ray equipment including but not limited to fixed and portable units in the outpatient, ambulatory and emergency room environments. Completes needed workflows in RIS and PACS Systems. Ensures equipment is cleaned upon each use and ready for the next patient. Maintains a clean and organized work area.
- Strong working knowledge of anatomy and positioning techniques to address the various presentations and limitations of the patient population. Produces quality images of identified anatomy as ordered by a physician. Stays informed by participating in department meetings, reviewing communications and organizational practices, events and news.
- Communicates effectively in a complex environment to ensure the safe delivery of care to team members and radiologists in daily workflows. Identifies and communicates issues related to department quality and/or safety. Effectively communicates with team members in and across units to share information, learning, improve collaboration and care delivery.
- Adheres to behavioral standards in relation to service and safety in all patient, team member and customer interactions. Follows safety and professional behaviors in day to day workflows. Adheres to HIPAA compliance standards and protects PHI according to organizational standards and regulations.
- Consistently maintains an attitude of professionalism in alignment with organizational and department behavior and safety standards. Participates in assessment of own learning needs and actively seeks opportunity for professional growth and development. Maintains appropriate state license and national board certifications. Maintains CPR per site/organizational protocol.
- Verifies patient identity following approved practices. Verifies exam to be performed using appropriate sources of truth; ensures diagnosis is appropriate for exam to be performed. Prepares patient for exam, screens the patient to ensure safety as needed, explains the exam to ensure understanding. Documents pertinent patient history to aid the physician in exam evaluation, modifies technical approach appropriate to ensure the safety and comfort of the patient. Adheres to infection prevention practices in all aspects of care, including hand hygiene.
- Accountable to department results related to quality, safety and service. Is an active participant in helping the organization achieve goals. Performs services recovery and escalates appropriately to assist in resolution. Contributes to ongoing achievements related to productivity, efficiency and quality.
- -Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology Technology -Associates Degree in Applied Science – Radiologic Technology 1 year experience as a Radiologic Tech
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
- -Good communication skills -Basic understanding of RIS operations, basic computer skills Ability to work in fast paced environment. Adept at learning in a variety of clinical settings.
- ARRT Registered or registry eligible IEMA Certification BLS Certification
Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:
- -Ability to be flexible with days. -May be exposed to radiation during procedures. -May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time, or be required to lift and move patients -May be exposed to hazardous materials, infectious disease and required to participate in annual emergency drills. -Required to maintain current CPR certification.
- If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
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