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X-Ray Technologist (Full Time)

Company: Colorado Springs Radiologists / PENRAD Imaging
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: X-Ray Technologist
Reports to: Lead X-Ray Technologist and Director of Clinical Services
Supervises: N/A
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Summary DescriptionThis technologist position is responsible for applying expertise in the area of obtaining diagnostic radiographic images, DEXA scans, and fluoroscopic procedures while providing exemplary quality service to patients.

This position is Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Will cover other shifts as needed. Click here for FT benefit information.
Essential Functions

  • Prepares patients for exams by greeting the patient by his/her entire name, obtaining patient history information necessary to perform or evaluate the procedure, and providing instructions and explanation of the procedure to obtain the best possible image and reduce the patient's anxiety.
  • Prepares area for exam by ensuring the proper equipment and supplies are available before the patient is called for exam. Prepares trays, supplies, etc. for the Radiologist guided procedures.
  • Operates DEXA machine to obtain spine, hip, and forearm bone densitometry scans.
  • Selects appropriate anatomical regions of interest and submits for Radiologist interpretation.
  • Performs fluoroscopic procedures along with the supervision of a Radiologist when necessary.
  • Performs IV catheter insertion for injections of nonionic contrast for specific exams while ensuring proper venipuncture techniques were utilized. Documents amount of contrast injected.
  • Attends to patient's care before, during and immediately following exam and notifies the appropriate party if patient's condition changes at any time.
  • Performs daily inspections of equipment and reports immediately any quality concerns as well as equipment failures or deficiencies.
  • Sends all studies to PACS (image software), including any applicable prior studies. Provides proper documentation to the Radiologist.
  • Uses RIS to track and complete patient exams, document call reports, patient histories, etc.
  • Assists the Radiologists with fluoroscopy procedures. Records the amount of fluoroscopy time per exam performed.
  • Assists CT and MRI modalities with patients as needed.
  • Performs clerical duties related to the procedures including entering information into company-specific software and documenting information into patient charts.
  • Cleans exam rooms, cassettes and restocks supplies for next patient.
  • Interfaces with Lead regarding any and all concerns.
  • Attends staff meetings regularly and follows all company policies and procedures.
    This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned by administration.
    Employment Standards
    Knowledge:Business-specific knowledge: Knowledge of: Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. policies and procedures, business-specific software, safety regulations.
    Industry-specific knowledge: Knowledge of: laws and regulations pertaining to medical records and patient confidentiality, ethics and standards of appropriate professional organization(s), ICD-10 and CPT coding, radiation safety, aseptic techniques, IV skills.
    Mastery:Specialized equipment: Radiographic and DEXA imaging equipment, computer, crash cart, Oxygen tanks, IV pumps.
    Abilities:Ability to: work independently with minimal supervision; organize and prioritize work and complete within established, reasonable time frames; follow verbal and written instructions; establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff, physicians, management, patients and external contacts; pursue educational and training opportunities to continually add to personal and professional growth in knowledge, skills and abilities pertaining to this position; maintain strict confidentiality of patient, business and employee information at all times; exercise professional judgment and perform all duties in compliance with medical ethics and OSHA standards.
    Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification: Graduation from an ARRT accredited Radiologic Program. ARRT certification/eligible required. BLS certification required.
    Desirable or Special Qualifications: Previous experience preferred.
    Physical and Mental Requirements:
    Position: X-Ray Technologist
    NOTE: These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.
    Physical RequirementsX
    Seeing
    X
    Ability to move distances between office or buildings
    Color Perception(Red, Green, Amber)
    Climbing - Ladder - High Roof Tops
    X
    Hearing / Listening
    X
    Pushing / Pulling
    X
    Touching
    X
    Lifting
    X
    • Dexterity
      X
      • Occasionally lifting 50 pounds

        X
        • Finger
          X
          Carrying
          X
          • Hand
            X
            • Occasionally carrying 15 pounds

              X
              Driving (local)
              X
              Sitting for extended periods of time
              X
              Standing for extended periods of time
              Other, which includes:
              Mental / Reasoning Requirements
              Reading - SIMPLE
              X
              Writing - SIMPLE
              X
              Basic Math Skills
              X
              Reading - COMPLEX
              Writing - COMPLEX
              X
              Analysis / Comprehension
              X
              Clerical
              X
              Judgment / Decision Making
              Work EnvironmentX
              Shift Work
              Outside
              X
              Pressurized Equipment
              Works Alone
              Extreme Heat
              Moving Objects
              X
              Works with Others
              Extreme Cold
              High Places - minimal
              X
              Verbal Contact w/ Others
              Noise - minimal
              Fumes / Odors
              X
              Face to Face Contact
              X
              Mechanical Equipment
              X
              Hazardous Materials
              X
              Inside
              X
              Electrical Equipment
              Dirt or Dust
              Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified, nor are these statements intended to create a contract of employment between the employee and Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. is an at-will employer.

Keywords: Colorado Springs Radiologists / PENRAD Imaging, Colorado Springs , X-Ray Technologist (Full Time), Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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