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Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Des Moines, IA
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 40
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY SOUTH CLINIC

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provides radiology services to patients of a variety of ages in a defined outpatient clinic specialty setting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Radiologic Tech's may have duties in one or more of the following areas:

Radiologic Tech:
• Demonstrates ability to recognize and assess urgent/emergency needs of patients and initiating appropriate emergency procedures as needed.
• Follows clinic procedure/protocol for the organization and management of the electronic medical record (i.e. test results, retrieval, filing, creation, repair, charging of electronic medical record).
• Applies specialized radiology skills under the direction of a clinic provider in the care and treatment of patients in a clinic setting.
• Performs a variety of routine and skilled radiology tests, diagnostic tests, or procedures to patients of all ages.
• Maintains supply inventory.
• Reports pertinent results to patients and healthcare team members.
• Maintains proper records and complies with regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA or Department of Health).
• Demonstrates functional knowledge of third party payors.
• Responsible for quality control appropriate for the testing performed ensuring that levels are maintained throughout the entire testing process from the initial quality control through test analysis and reporting of test results
• Responsible for reporting technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever tests deviate from established performance specifications.

Lab
• Performs laboratory testing (including phlebotomy and a variety of routine and/or automated tests), and maintains records of tests performed and results received.
• Reports results and pertinent information to patient and health care team members.
• Complies with regulatory agencies (i.e. CLIA, COLA, OSHA in operation of lab).
• Responsible for quality control and proficiency testing appropriate for the testing performed ensuring that levels are maintained throughout the entire testing procedure from the initial quality control, throughout testing, and reporting of test results.
• Responsible for reporting technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever tests deviate from established performance specifications.
• Coordinates a variety of procedures, exams and diagnostic equipment.


MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must maintain State of Iowa permit to practice Radiology.
  • Knowledge of Radiolgraphic theory and techniques, clinic policies and procedures and principles of anatomy.
  • Work requires extensive technical or specialized training such as would be acquired in a college or technical school (i.e. completion of AMA approved two year training program in radiologic technology and AART certified).
  • Clinic/Physician office experience preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population serve within three (3) months of hire.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0256665
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center


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