X-ray Technologist (Full Time)
Company: Colorado Springs Radiologists / PENRAD Imaging
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 21, 2022
Job Title: X-ray Technologist Reports to: Lead X-ray
Technologist and Director of Clinical Services Supervises: N/A FLSA
status: Non-Exempt Summary Description This 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 7:00 - 5:30 on Mondays, 7:30 - 5:00 on Wednesdays,
8:00 - 6:30 on Thursdays, and 7:30 - 4:30 on Fridays. 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
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
Operates DEXA machine to obtain spine, hip, and forearm bone
Selects appropriate anatomical regions of interest and submits for
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
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.
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
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 Requirements X 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 Environment X 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.
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