The Department of Diagnostic Imaging Services is always on the forefront of technology. We offer a wide spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic servicesin an efficient, professional and timely manner. Although our true strengths consistof over 300 people who really make the difference. All of our highly qualified professionals share a commitment to provide excellent service, high standards of quality and safe patient care.
The function of the Clinic Radiologic Technologist position within the Scappoose Outpatient Clinic is to provide technical diagnostic support. The technologist will operate X-Ray equipment used to capture and develop images for the purpose of medical diagnosis. In addition, this position will perform functions of a medical assistant, or other duties as needed, to ensure the efficient workflow and turnover of outpatient exams.
Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment.
Technologists will be trained in performing the required orthopedic radiographic examinations.
Positions patient for diagnostic radiology according to department procedures, training, and machine requirements with a high regard for the safety and care of the patient.
Operates radiology equipment, determines and sets exposure factors, sets technique utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images with minimal and acceptable repeat rates.
Uses computer image processing, as needed to select, optimize and archive images to PACS.
Completely tracks exams in the Radiology Information system.
Processes images and related patient information for radiologist for diagnosis.
Gathers complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to customers.
Follows proper procedure to positvely identify patients, asking them to repeat their full name and date of birth.
Reviews patient orders to ensure correct examination.
Labels images completely with demographic, position and other needed documentation.
Properly charges exams as required in Epicare.
Follows department and hospital procedures and policies.
Performs quality control and quality assurance, records results and reports variance from normal equipment function.
3 PERSONAL & PATIENT CARE AND SAFETY:
Provides for personal and patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance with written standards so there is no injury to self or others.
Protects patients and others in the area by using proper equipment settings and radiation safety standards.
Practices universal and blood and body fluid precautions, and sterile practices according to procedures.
Practices age-appropriate competencies, communicates and uses knowledge of related anatomy and physiology to insure appropriate and effective care.
Maintains awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions to meet their needs.
4 PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR:
Practices ethical and professional communications, conduct, and attitude that leads to physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence.
Informs and educates patient and/or family of all needed information concerning the exam performed.
Excercises good judgment to present a professional image of competency to customer and staff.
Maintains professional appearance, punctuality, flexibility, confidentiality, which leads to a positive impression on all customers.
Handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive outcomes.
Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education (journals, books, inservices seminars, etc.) in all areas assigned.
5 MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
Manages patient flow and room turnover for assigned physicians, ensuring that all pertinent patient information is available for the attending physician, ex: medical records, surgery reports, x-rays, etc.
May accompany physician during patient exams.
Contacts physician, PAs, or resident when appropriate to assist with triage of emergency or abnormal situations.
Participates in quality assurance activities related to MA duties.
Assists physicians and other staff with set up (assembling equipment and prepares trays for minor procedures) and performance of all clinical procedures and exams.
Maintains cleanliness and preparedness of exam rooms and maintains inventory of necessary supplies for patient exam rooms and work areas.
Takes vital signs, pulse, temperature, respirations, blood pressure and weighs patients and records information in medical record.
Maintains patient educational displays in exam rooms and/or waiting rooms. Able to competently explain content of educational materials.
Completes EpicCare, Cadence Basic, etc., training when necessary as outlined by Practice Manager.
6 RESPECT AND CARING:
Compassion, customer relations, professional behavior, confidentiality, valuing diversity.
Uses interpersonal skills which convey a positive and supportive attitude.
Uses discretion in discussions related to staffing or personal concerns.
Gives constructive feedback in a non-blaming, positive and confidential manner.
Makes continuous effort to identify opportunities to meet/exceed customer needs and expectations.
Demonstrates commitment to understanding and valuing individual differences and fosters an environment of acceptance, fairness and mutual respect.
7 EFFECTIVE USE OF RESOURCES:
Effective use of time, people, supplies, safe and attentive work practices.
Works in a safe manner.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment.
Identifies cost saving measures.
Reports needed repairs or potential hazards to the appropriate department as soon as identified.
Reports all on-the-job injuries and seeks medical attention as appropriate.
Self-motivation, takes on projects willingly, acts on opportunities to improve, contributes new ideas.
Takes the initiative to identify and solve problems.
Supports improvement and innovation in the workplace.
Demonstrates awareness of and supports OHSU departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.
Promotes professional development and contributes to the professional growth of others.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited radiography program that meets current qualifications to take and pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) board examinations
Will consider graduate students from approved Radiologic Technology program
Effective use of equipment, Record maintenance, Infection control, Quality control, Compliance, Patient
Communication, Contrast media, problem solving, judgment, teamwork and taking initiative.
Must be able to work independently with a minimum of direct supervision. Must have reliable attendance record.
Licensed as a Radiologic Technologist through the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging and -Be eligible for certification as a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist with the American
Registry for Radiologic Technologists. Student candidates must obtain the ARRT registry within 6 months of hire date
Current BLS Healthcare Provider Card
Benefited position, with overtime as required
This position works in a busy environment with frequent interruptions, multiple demands and continuous interaction with patients and other medical professionals
It requires being exposed to radiation, chemical solutions, and human tissue/fluids
Location is primarily at Scappoose Family Medicine Clinic in Scappoose, OR.
Ability to speak clearly, demonstrate patience and understanding of patients' needs
Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of patients and internal customers
Use of personal computers, copiers, phones, and fax machine
Must have ability to stand, lift, and move patients
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
CMA Certified from an accredited program
1 Year Radiologic Technologist Experience; Mammography experience preferred
Mammography registry preferred with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
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