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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Concentra
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Please be advised, if you are viewing this position on Indeed, that the salary rate/range set forth herein was provided by Indeed. Concentra's market specific rate/range will be provided during the interview process. Concentra, one of the largest health care companies in the nation, has an opening for a Radiologic Technologist. Unique to Radiologist Technologist roles with other organizations, Concentra will empower you to learn and perform a variety of facets in medical care. Not only will you manage diagnostic x-ray examinations and produce x-ray images for interpretation by licensed practitioners, but you will also get to support and directly perform other routine medical procedures and assist the back office team.

Responsibilities:
Radiologic Technologists thrive at Concentra by providing a full continuum of care. We offer a unique chance to perform above and beyond the average technologist's duties. You will work with the front office team to assist in clerical duties as well as support the back office. As someone who will spend one-on-one time with our patients, we will rely on your excellent customer service skills. Your efforts will ensure an efficient and comfortable stay for our patients. Make a meaningful difference in health care at Concentra!

  • Prepares patients for X-Ray exams, positions patients based upon the type of procedure to be performed.
  • Administers routine X-Ray exams as ordered by the treating clinician.
  • Adjusts switches regulating length and intensity of exposure.
  • Maintains quality assurance by performing appropriate validity tests and keeping quality assurance records, as required by Concentra X-Ray Compliance Manual.
  • Maintains radiological film files and storage, pulls X-Rays as requested for referrals and/or copying.
  • Keep logs for X-Rays sent out for referrals. Positions patient under X-Ray machine, adjusts immobilization devices, and provides appropriate radiation protection.
  • Administers drugs or chemical mixtures orally or as enemas to render organs opaque.
  • Assists in treating diseased or affected areas of body under supervision of Physician, by exposing area to specified concentrations of x-rays for prescribed periods of time.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records of services rendered.
  • Keeps logs for X-Rays sent out for referrals.
  • Makes minor adjustments to equipment.
  • Assists providers during examination and treatment.
  • Maintains and operates all medical devices and equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures.
  • Completes quality assurance activities on equipment and medical devices as well as testing processes used in the center.
  • Maintains supplies, cleans rooms and equipment, and stocks exam rooms.
  • Notifies supervisor immediately if equipment is not functioning properly, supplies are needed, or facility is not operating as expected.
  • Manages patient flow and volume. Keeps patients informed of expected wait times
  • Responsible for clerical tasks in both the front and back office associated with patient care and proper record keeping. Ensures accuracy in documentation.
  • Cross trained to perform Front Office duties including greeting patients, obtaining authorization, check in/out, communicating wait times, etc.
  • Answers telephone as needed.
  • Attends center staff meetings as required.
  • Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and orderly appearance throughout the facility.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Qualifications:
    • High School graduate or equivalent
    • Current licensure by the state in which employed, if state offers a licensing certification program
    • Current registration with The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or have an equivalent Radiologic Technology credentialing agency
    • CPR/First Aid Certification (preferred) Physical/vision requirements The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Helps lift patients weighting up to 300 pounds to place them in appropriate positions for operation of equipment. Specific vision abilities required for this job include vision acuity at least normal or corrected vision, the ability to adjust focus and have color translation perception, the ability to discern the differences in color that allows to operate equipment and review documents/developed films.

      Additional Data:
      This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management. Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer,including disability/veterans

Keywords: Concentra, Colorado Springs , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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