Radiologic Technologist-Sterling, Virginia-PRN-138
Job Description Radiologic Technologist-Sterling, Virginia-PRN-138 The responsibilities of this job include, but are not limited to, the following: Obtaining quality x-rays using correct position and radiation exposure; Implementing safety procedures for patients, self, and staff to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation; Creating and documenting x-ray CD copies correctly according to Patient First guidelines. Labeling images and sleeves correctly when making these copies; Understanding the x-ray and processing equipment so that it will be used correctly; Using and understanding the bell system; Filing and maintaining all x-ray paperwork; Ensuring the safety of patients when using wheelchairs, stools, and other equipment; Understanding and using the following: Daily Log, X-Ray Listing, Copy Listing, and X-Ray Status Screen; Understanding and using the automated medical records system; Cleaning work area, biological cleanup in accordance with OSHA guidelines and other maintenance assignments as directed; Receiving, moving, and restocking ordered supplies; Adhering to established Patient First policies and procedures; Addressing physician and nurse requests with respect and in a timely manner; Completing the tasks listed on the checklists for the x-ray area and treatment area; Attending training classes and staff meetings as scheduled; Being available as needed, breaks and mealtimes may be interrupted at any time for patient care and to maintain center operations; Responsible for the operating, using and maintaining medical and office equipment as trained. Minimum education and professional requirements include, but are not limited to, the following: Employee must be at least 18 years of age; High school graduate or equivalent; Keyboarding experience required; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; One year of clerical experience preferred; One year of clinical experience preferred; Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); Licensed to practice as Radiologic Technologist or a Limited Radiologic Technologist by the Virginia Board of Health Professions; Limited Radiologic Technologist must be licensed to practice in the following anatomical areas: chest/thorax, extremities, skull/sinuses, spine and abdomen/pelvis. Company Description Want to be part of a winning team and an innovative and growing health care company? Patient First provides excellent benefits packages, flexible hours, and competitive compensation for Nurses, Lab and Radiologic Technologists, Medical Assistants, and Administrative Staff. Our employees love working in a friendly work environment that provides opportunities for advancement and professional growth. Founded by a physician in 1981, Patient First operates medical centers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. All Patient First Medical Centers are open 8 am to 10 pm every day of the year, including holidays. Patient First provides non-appointment urgent care for routine injuries and illnesses, as well as primary care for patients who do not have a regular physician. Each Patient First center has on-site digital x-ray, on-site laboratory, and on-site prescription drugs. At Patient First, our patients experience outstanding, professional care in an atmosphere where excellence is expected, innovation is continual, and commitment to patient care is our top priority. Make Patient First your work home and join our dedicated team of professionals today!