Radiologic Technologist

Requisition ID
2021-152085
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
MercyOne
Location
IA-ADEL

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Radiologic Tech:

  • Demonstrates ability to recognize and assess urgent/emergency needs of patients and initiating appropriate emergency procedures as needed.
  • Follows clinic procedure/protocol for the organization and management of the electronic medical record (i.e. test results, retrieval, filing, creation, repair, charging of electronic medical record).
  • Applies specialized radiology skills under the direction of a clinic provider in the care and treatment of patients in a clinic setting.
  • Performs a variety of routine and skilled radiology tests, diagnostic tests, or procedures to patients of all ages.
  • Maintains supply inventory.
  • Reports pertinent results to patients and healthcare team members.
  • Maintains proper records and complies with regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA or Department of Health).
  • Demonstrates functional knowledge of third party payors.
  • Responsible for quality control appropriate for the testing performed ensuring that levels are maintained throughout the entire testing process from the initial quality control through test analysis and reporting of test results
  • Responsible for reporting technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever tests deviate from established performance specifications.
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Lab

  • Performs laboratory testing (including phlebotomy and a variety of routine and/or automated tests), and maintains records of tests performed and results received.
  • Reports results and pertinent information to patient and health care team members.
  • Complies with regulatory agencies (i.e. CLIA, COLA, OSHA in opera­tion of lab).
  • Responsible for quality control and proficiency testing appropriate for the testing performed ensuring that levels are maintained throughout the entire testing procedure from the initial quality control, throughout testing, and reporting of test results.
  • Responsible for reporting technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever tests deviate from established performance specifications.
  • Coordinates a variety of procedures, exams and diagnostic equipment.

 

 

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work includes cross coverage in other clinic areas as team needs.
  • Maintains supply inventory and stocks supplies in various work areas.
  • Misc. office duties (i.e. copying, filing, retrieval of films/medical records).
  • Participates in Performance Improvement projects.

Qualifications

  • Must maintain State of Iowa permit to practice Radiology.
  • Knowledge of Radiolgraphic theory and techniques, clinic policies and procedures and principles of anatomy.
  • Work requires extensive technical or specialized training such as would be acquired in a college or technical school (i.e. completion of AMA approved two year training program in radiologic technology and AART certified).
  • Clinic/Physician office experience preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population serve within three (3) months of hire.

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