The X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant is responsible for providing basic clinical care to patients. The duties shall include performing initial clinical evaluations as well as directed procedures for urgent care procedures. This position will perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement using knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The X-Ray Tech/Medical Assistant will prepare patients for continued medical evaluation by advanced registered nurse practitioners by taking a brief history, establishing vital signs, recording appropriate documentation.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
- Greets patients in a polite, prompt, and helpful manner.
- Ability to check patients in and out at the front desk to ensure patient flow and when needed
- Consistently communicates with patients on wait times; provides direction to the next step in the treatment process
- Provides solutions to patient problems and recognizes and seeks help in emergent/ hazardous situations
- Provides timely follow up regarding lab and x-ray results
- Assists with patient check-in/out procedures when necessary
- Obtains and accurately documents patient vital signs and weight, takes brief history, past medical, family and social history, current medications, allergies, and other pertinent historical information as appropriate
- Administer any medication as ordered by the provider and within your licensure/certification
- Laboratory duties- Perform CLIA-waived lab test, draw blood and collect and label specimens for any send out labs; Perform DOT and Non-DOT urine drug screens and Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT)
- Prepares patients for radiologic procedures and follows established clinical and regulatory procedures in regards to patient safety and care; including proper radiation protection and shielding techniques
- Ensures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the Center Manager or designee on duty
- Follows documentation procedures and completes required paperwork related to patient visit
- Maintains examination room and stocks if necessary
- Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and patient confidentiality policies
- Phlebotomy, injections, medical procedures and laboratory procedures appropriate for the level of training under the direction of a clinician
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Acts with honesty and integrity in all business transactions, including, but not limited to, employment applications/resumes, patient records, time records, and financial transactions
- Must maintain regular and sustained attendance.
X-Ray Job Description:
- Performs radiologic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions in accordance with accepted standards of practice and protocols of the clinic
- Completes and signs Patient Screening form and explains the procedure to the patient.
- Maintains patient care, comfort, and safety
- Provide images to the facility in the desired site format.
- Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members.
- Maintains a clean environment inside the facility.
- Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality.
- Performs additional duties as required.