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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Carewell Urgent Care
Location: Worcester
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Radiologic Technologist performs radiologic exams following established procedures for patient care and safety. The Radiologic Technologist performs all the duties related to proper film identification, storage, and reporting functions. Job Description: Patient Care and Documentation : Prepares patients for radiologic procedures Ability to triage and take vital signs, assist in the preparation of the medical visit with provider Ability to perform Clia Waived lab tests- Flu, UA, strep, mono, UCG, urine collection and blood draws and specimen handling; EKG; IV Stat; ISTAT; IV Start Takes X-Rays following established procedures for patient care and safety Uses a variety of radiation protection and shielding materials Maintains holding logs for children Ensures equipment is in working order, and reports equipment malfunctions to practice manager Maintains log of x-ray procedures completed Maintains and cleans examination rooms following visits and preps rooms for next visit Stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies Makes CD copies of x-rays and distributes to patients as appropriate Responsible for packaging, signing of medical records release forms & logging X-Rays Ensures all radiographs achieve a radiographic interpretation Clarify discrepancy radiology readings Type radiology reports for all private and pre-placement patients Clerical/Administrative: Greet patients in a positive and helpful manner Provide information and assistance as needed Gather demographic and insurance information then verify insurance coverage for all patients Using the computer system, generate fee slips for patients, review information for accuracy and instructions Provide necessary forms to patients for completion and signatures. Ensure all registration fields are filled in completely Keep patients informed of their account information Use computer to order services needed for corporate patients Notify nursing staff when patients are ready to be seen Collect payments, insurance co-pays, and medicine charges Coordinate patient care or patient records with other clinic locations when necessary Gather reports from referrals Be familiar with all locations, hours, directions Answer telephone calls, record messages for other staff and deliver messages Perform various duties such as photocopying forms, reports and patient information, faxing forms and charts Perform daily filing of charts and records to ensure excellent organization in patient records Maintain various logs of daily activities including patient count and financial transactions in order to prepare monthly tallies of operating activity Audit and balance all financial transactions to ensure accurate daily deposits Distribute mail Maintain an adequate level of office supplies and necessary forms as needed to ensure smooth department operations Provide positive team support for all personnel and departments Job Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent plus previous experience in role required Current state license required Current ARRT or equivalent certification required Current CPR/First Aid and BLS certification Knowledge of X-Ray procedures and protocols Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform X-Ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology Ability to identify equipment problems and correcting or notifying team leader Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients, and families Basic computer knowledge including outlook, word, and excel Excellent verbal and written communication skills Must be willing to work at other centers as needed due to volume changes and/or staffing needs Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Carewell Urgent Care, Worcester , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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