- Purpose of Job
- Assists the physicians with performing various procedures within Surgery and Fluoro.
- Job Requirements
- Graduate of an approved American Medical Association (AMA) School of Radiologic Technology required.
- Participation in mandatory inservices and continuing education as mandated by policies & procedures, external agencies and as directed by supervisors required.
- 1 year experience in radiology preferred.
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered or board eligible is required.
- Current license from the Nebraska Department of Health or the Iowa Department of Health depending on the locations providing radiology services required.
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
- Must demonstrate proficiency in the use of C-Arm during surgical procedures.
- Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and interact with patients and family members as well as hospital personnel and coworkers.
- Must have analytical skills necessary to computate exposure factors.
- Ability to supervise, delegate and evaluate.
- Ability to follow through and to perform numerous tasks at once and work with minimal supervision.
- Physical Requirements
- Weight Demands
- Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
- Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
- Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
- Distinguish colors
- Repetitive Motions
- Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
- Not Related: - Explosives (pressurized gas)
- Occasionally (34%-66%):
- Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
- Electrical Shock/Static
- Frequent (67%-100%):
- Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
- Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
- Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
- Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
- Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
- Essential Job Functions
- Essential Functions I
Smart Growth-Provides care for the optimal patient experience.
- Service oriented – Actively looking for ways to help people to optimize the customer experience.
- Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively with empathy, compassion, and respect.
- Active Listening – Gives full attention to what other people are saying, asking questions as appropriate to understand any points being made.
Quality & Safety-Provides appropriate patient care as outlined in the "Age specific criteria".
- Ensures patient comfort and understanding of ordered exam.
- Provides appropriate patient care.
- Shows confidence and competency in all age specific categories.
Quality & Safety-Exam performance.
- Time out performed prior to procedure start.
- Assisting surgeon/radiologist with surgery/special procedures.
- Ensures optimal visualization of anatomy by directing radiographic equipment.
- Assist staff in room with procedure set-up.
- Responds to pages in a timely manner.
Heightened Focus on Efficiency-RIS/Cerner/Navicare/ PACS/Outlook/Intranet/Powerscribe.
- Ensures Powerchart is available to the performing physician prior to start of case.
- Knowledge of order entry and ability to order correct exams and proper indications.
- Matches digital images to Radiology Information System (RIS) orders, for viewing in Picture Archival Communication System (PACS).
- Starts and completes exams performed.
- Consistently uses Exam Management.
- Document Medications and Allergies.
- Consistently uses Powerscribe.
Quality & Safety-Quality Assurance (QA).
- Assists in maintaining appropriate par levels of supplies and communicates to appropriate ordering personnel.
- Patient identification accurately verified.
- Properly identify anatomical orientation on all films.
- Clean and disinfect equipment at the conclusion of each case.
Partnerships & Collaboration-Department teamwork.
- Maintains positive and respectful relationship with team members.
- Understands and supports the direction and workflow of the department.
- Available at the start of scheduled shift and appropriately manages completion of shift.
- Relieves coworkers during cases as needed.
- Performs job duties as assigned.
- Maintains communication/coordination w/pertinent areas.
- Demonstrates ability to manage department workflow as needed.
- Maintains awareness of ongoing procedures and assists co-workers in unassigned areas when available.
- Willingly seeks opportunity to provide patient care, or assist others as needed.
People-Clinical Instruction of Students.
- Provides and monitors “on the job training” per Methodist College Standards.
- Maintains professional and courteous relationship w/students and instructors.
Partnerships & Collaboration-Department policy and procedures.
- Effectively demonstrates MHS and Imaging Behavior Standards.
- Shows knowledge by following department Policy & Procedures Manual.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.