X-Ray & Bone Density Tech

Shift: Day
Schedule: Part - Time Regular

Essential Function:

  • Calibrate machines and maintain records of calibration over time
  • Explain scan procedure to patients
  • Maintain equipment, supplies, and work are in accordance to departmental guidelines
  • Maintain standards of professional care to enhance quality of service
  • Maintain patient information and test files/databases
  • Prepare bone densitometry equipment for tests including the archiving of pre and post test data
  • Prepare bone densitometry testing as per order/requisition and standards protocol
  • Interviews patient to confirm/obtain history, assess patient history, and order scans
  • Properly position patients for scanning
  • Enter clinical data into computerized databases
  • Use ALARA technique for x-rays to avoid overexposure
  • Analyze/review complete scans for requisite information and body areas as per protocol
  • Document positions or analysis problems for interpreting for physicians to review
  • Will aid physicians as needed
  • Enter, maintain, and reports all medical history, medical coding, and filing claims using Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Greet, prepare, and take patients to examination room, this includes:
    • Take patients' vital signs, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, height, weight, and medical history.
    • Provide patients with privacy, comfort, safety and hygiene. 
  • Assisting the Practice Physician during examination and may be called upon to explain medical procedures to patients. This may include, instructing patients about medication and special diets under the direction of the physician.
  • Responsible for sterilization and preparation of medical instruments. Making sure patient exam rooms are disinfected, orderly, and ready for incoming patients.
  • Other office and clinical responsibilities, assigned by supervisor or Physician, as deemed necessary

Minimum Education:

  • Associates' Degree in Medical Imaging Technology/Bachelors' Degree in Medical Imaging Science preferred

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 3 – 5 years in a hospital or physician practice setting

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Valid certification in medical imaging technology from ARRT or the ISCD

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Able to communicate technical information clearly to patients of all ages
  • Required to remain current on events and terminology
  • Intermediate computer knowledge, writing, and speaking skills
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast paced clinical environment, engage patients, peers, and supervisors in a dedicated, comforting, respectful and effective way and has the ability to adapt to change

 

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