Radiology Technician-Urgent Care WestUnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, Dubuque, IA
A CAREER AT UNITYPOINT HEALTH - FINLEY HOSPITAL
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ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL
UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees. Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients. We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.
Dubuque Finley Hospital
This is a part-time position working 24 hours per pay period at the Urgent Care – West Clinic. Work hours will be 8a-8p, every other weekend, Saturday and Sunday.
The Clinical Concierge Radiologic Technologist is responsible for performing radiologic procedures. Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information, preparing patient for clinical examination, treatment, and minor surgical procedures. Administer medication, other treatments, and injections as ordered by provider. Tracking and follow-up on patient testing related to disease process management, schedule referrals, answer phone calls and take appropriate messages, and appropriate documentation in electronic medical record. Perform phlebotomy and lab testing as needed. Assist and perform other procedures, including EKG.
•Produces quality radiographs as ordered, selecting proper technical factors according to an individual patient's needs and operating equipment per policies, procedures, and standards, assuring appropriate protection is provided in accordance with prescribed safety standards
-Positions and transfers patients
-Provides immobilization devices as required
-Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross-contamination
-Practices Radiation safety in accordance with established standard of care
•Develops film by automatic and/or manual processing
•Assists in the filming retrieval and maintenance of the hard and soft copy images and other patient records
•Oversees the performance of routine or special procedures within designated areas of authority
•Instructs students in the school of technology as requested
•Maintains accurate and complete records or log according to policies and procedures
•Assists in the development of technical factors and film selection
•Participates in department Quality Management activities
•Maintains confidentiality of all privileged, and patient information
•Report to clinical coordinator or practice administrator
•Perform procedures under supervision of physician, physician assistant, or nurse practioner.
•Assist physician, nurse practioner and physician assistant in exam rooms
•Greet and welcome patients immediately upon arrival to the clinic.
•Ensure patients are accurately registered in EPIC.
•Complete the paperwork or assist in on-line registration as needed based on patient needs, abilities and desires.
•Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measure vital signs, including weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and document all information in patient’s chart
•Perform phlebotomy and lab testing as needed
•Assist and perform other procedures, including EKG
•Give instructions to patients as instructed by physician, nurse practioner or physician assistant
•Ensure all related reports, labs and information is filed is available in patients’ medical records prior to escorting them to the exam room.
•Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare sterilization as required
•Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/physician/pharmacy calls
•Triage and process messages from patients and front office staff to physicians and physician assistants
•Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)
•All other duties as assigned by clinical coordinator or practice administrator
•Once the patient has completed the clinic portion of their visit escort and check out the patient.
•Assist patient in completing the patient satisfaction survey if needed at the time of check out.
EMPLOYEE BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES
•Pursue excellence and creativity, and promote change to make things better
•Take responsibility for service and quality
•Show respect for people and the organization in every transaction
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
•Knowledge of and understanding of principles of radiation safety and the safe and appropriate use of ionization radiation
•Knowledge of and understanding of age related care needs for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients and/or families
•Knowledge of aspects of patient care, e.g., patient transferring, cart transportation, filing of patient records, room cleaning, etc.
•Skill in age related patient assessment and creating plans of care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patient
•Performing venipuncture as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
•Starting, maintaining and/or removing intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
•Identifying, preparing and/or administering medications as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
•Evaluating images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded.
•Identifying and responding to emergency situations.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
•Graduate or eligible for graduation with an AA degree from a JRC accredited Imaging program or equivalent
•Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required. If registry is pending, must complete within 6 months from date of hire into this job classification
•BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification
•Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred
PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
•Constant physical demands that requires a full range of body motion including lifting and handling of patients and equipment, manual and finger dexterity, and hand-eye coordination
•Constant standing and walking
•Constant physical demands that requires frequent bending, stooping, reaching at or above shoulder, pushing, pulling, and climbing
•Frequently lifting of up to 20 lbs., occasionally lifting of greater than 20 lbs. and up to 50 lbs.
•Frequent exposure to chemicals associated with radiology procedures
•Regular workday is spent indoors with little fluctuation of room temperature
Must be a graduate of an AMA-approved school of radiologic technology. Must pass ARRT examination and have current Iowa permit to practice. Limited Radiology Certification also accepted.
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