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RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST II-QUICKDRAW +

Description

$$-SIGN-ON BONUS-$10,000.00-$$

Job Summary

Perform multiple duties that include noninvasive radiographic exams of various anatomical parts, collection of blood, urine and stool specimens, perform a 12-lead electrocardiogram and perform patient registration duties when applicable. Will travel between Quickdraw sites.

Essential Job Functions

+ Performs accurate, skillful capillary and venipunctures in order to obtain adequate specimens needed for analysis.

+ Properly identify patient using the 2-identifier hospital policy and proper introduction of staff to the customer.

+ Review physician order(s) to ensure that proper tests are ordered and obtained.

+ Enter orders into Laboratory Information System correctly to ensure proper billing and reimbursements.

+ Prepare collection site using established technique according to hospital standards, including hand hygiene and standard precautions.

+ Collects specimens needed for cultures, add cytology fixative to specimens, instructs customers in the proper collection of requested specimens.

+ Ensure that all specimens are properly labeled.

+ Demonstrates minimal redraws and performs in compliance with the redraw policy.

+ Assists in urine drug screen collections following established procedures.

+ Centrifuge specimens as needed and maintain proper storage of specimens until transported to Laboratory Services.

+ Remain knowledgeable and current on specimens sent to reference Lab for processing.

+ Recognize where Laboratory services should be provided according to the customers insurance.

+ Confirm information regarding the registration of these contracted Laboratory services is done correctly according to the testing ordered by the physician.

+ Follow established guidelines as to which testing can be resulted at Excela Health Laboratory Services and which must be resulted with Quest.

+ Gain access to the Quest web site as needed for the specific requirements of the requested blood testing.

+ Perform proper order entry into the Laboratory Information System, including the correct venipuncture fee codes.

+ Ensure the specimens for contracted Laboratory services are labeled correctly and prepared properly for transport to the independent Laboratory.

+ Educate customers about where their requested blood collections will be resulted and address any of their concerns.

+ Obtains optimum images during radiographic exams and procedures.

+ Properly identify customer using the 2-identifier hospital policy and proper introduction of staff to customer.

+ Review ordering physician's x-ray exam request and place the order(s) into the Radiology Information System to ensure proper billing and reimbursement.

+ Escort the customer into the exam area, provide accurate explanations and instructions at an appropriate time and at a level the customer can understand.

+ Choose proper technique and positioning for requested x-ray exam(s) according to the established Imaging Services Protocols and use protective shielding devices according to established procedures.

+ Utilize and remain familiar with the CR/DR equipment to maximize image quality.

+ Send images to the PAC's system for interpretation by Radiologist.

+ Perform an Exam Data Entry daily to ensure all x-ray exams have been acknowledged for billing and reimbursement.

+ Perform a 12 lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) for diagnosis by a physician.

+ Properly identify customer using the 2-identifier hospital policy and proper introduction of staff to customer.

+ Verify physician order and provide explanation at a level the customer can understand.

+ Enter correct order into the ECG Management System to ensure proper billing and reimbursements.

+ Demonstrate proper lead placement in appropriate anatomical areas for 12 lead ECG.

+ Demonstrates that all ECG tracings are accurate, properly identified and prepared for physician interpretation.

+ Acknowledges the completion of the EGG in the EGG Management System.

+ Transmits electronically stored information or manually send the ECG to the Cardiology Department for interpretation and permanent storage.

+ Document information about customer care, exam, and customer history in appropriate record areas.

+ Verify and enter correct orders into the various systems utilized by Laboratory and Imaging Services and the Cardiology Department.

+ Document appropriate history into the Imaging Services PAC's system including any previous exams for comparison.

+ Document chance of pregnancy for women of child bearing age and if shielding was provided to the customer in the appropriate section of the Imaging Services RIS system.

+ Scan the appropriate documents into the Imaging Services PAC's system to maintain proper documentation.

+ Complete an event reporting form for all events that arise not consistent with normal patient care.

+ Dispense Oral Contrast to customers in preparation for CT exams of the abdomen, pelvis, or abdomen/pelvis.

+ Properly identify the customer using the 2-identifier hospital policy and proper introduction of staff to customer.

+ View physician order for requested CT exam to ensure proper prep is given to the customer.

+ Complete the Oral/Rectal/Enteral Contrast Screening Questionnaire.

+ Inform the customer to bring the completed screening questionnaire along with their physician order on the scheduled day of their CT appointment.

+ Contact the CT Department with any questions or contraindications when completing the screening questionnaire to ensure the proper prep for the CT exam requested.

+ Maintain accurate daily patient and procedure logs critical for budget and staffing plans.

+ Forward the monthly customer statistics to supervisor in a timely fashion without delay.

+ Utilize the Laboratory Services daily specimen tracking log sheet to assure all specimens are accounted for.

+ Document in the comment section of the log sheet any circumstances that hinder or delay the routine operation of the testing centers for budgetary purposes.

+ Operates all equipment according to safety guidelines and reports any malfunction of equipment to appropriate departments.

+ Inform supervisor or lead of any equipment that is not working properly.

+ Utilize the red Bio Med "REPAIR TAG" to place malfunctioning equipment out of service until repaired.

+ Perform daily QC on radiographic equipment and initiate service calls to appropriate vendor to ensure x-ray equipment is repaired in a timely fashion.

+ Initiate Maintenance, Bio Med, and Information Technology work orders when necessary to ensure hospital related equipment is repaired in a timely fashion.

+ Maintains adequate supply of inventory, replenishes stock, and keeps the work area in a clean and orderly condition.

+ Utilize the disinfecting towelettes on all hard, non-porous surfaces to prevent the spread of various infectious diseases.

+ Order stock and non-stock items according to the storeroom's designated delivery date to your site.

+ Order linen according to the hospital's designated delivery date to your site.

+ Assure adequate office supplies and patient care supplies are maintained but not overstocked.

+ Implements downtime procedures when necessary.

+ Coordinates rescheduling of customers during equipment downtime.

+ Initiates established downtime procedures during HIS, LIS, RIS and Pac’s downtime.

+ Attends 50% of department meetings or reviews meeting minutes.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Specialty Functions

+ Perform a patient registration (excludes WH7266-Radiology-ESN)

+ Identify the correct patient during the Master Patient Index search by following the standard search process.

+ Ensures that documentation meets current standards and policies and follows insurance guidelines.

+ Verifies insurance via online eligibility system/phone/intranet and updates per response.

+ Obtains accurate employment information

+ Completes the Medicare Secondary Questionnaire on appropriate patients.

+ Uses the appropriate registration codes.

+ Follows hospital policy on acceptable physician orders and views Physician Professional PA Licensure website to verify physician has a valid license before performing requested tests.

+ Obtains appropriate signature on all forms and forwards to appropriate department(s).

+ Follows guidelines in applying patient's bracelet.

+ Follows the Advanced Beneficiary process.

Required Qualifications

+ Completion of a (JRCERT) accredited Radiologic Technology Program recognized by ARRT

+ Medical Terminology

+ Basic working knowledge of computers and office equipment

+ Ability to work independently and in a team setting.

+ Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments

+ Strong leadership ability, good organizational skills, independent and critical thinking skills, sound judgment.

+ Strong ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Patient registration experience

License, Certification & Clearances

+ ARRT registry eligible as a Radiologic Technologist. Must obtain registry within 18 months of hire date.

+ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) approved curriculum of the American Heart Association (CPR and AED) program

+ Act 33 with renewal

+ Act 34 with renewal

+ Act 73 FBI Clearance

Supervisory Responsibilities

+ This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

+ Incumbent will be scheduled based on operational need (rotate shifts, standby, on-call, etc.).

+ Travel may be expected locally between Excela Health locations.

LEAN

+ Actively promotes a Lean work culture by performing team member duties to encourage consistent use of LEAN principles and processes, including continually seeking work process improvements. Recognizes the necessity of taking ownership of one’s own motivation, morale, performance and professional development. Strives for behavior consistent with being committed to Excela’s missions, vision and values.

AAP/EEO

+ Excela Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Excela Health to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related disability, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected class. Excela Health will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

+ Ability to perform the Essential Functions listed on the Physical Conditions and ability to perform the Essential Functions on the Working Condition chart below.

Work Environment

Effective March 2020 or during pandemic: goggles, face shield and mask are required according to CDC guidelines

When lift requirement is in excess of 50#, lift assistance (2 person) and/or transfer device is required.

Essential – Absolute Necessity.

Marginal – Minimal Necessity.

Constantly – 5.5 to 8 hours or more or 200 reps/shift.

Frequently – 2.5 to 5.5 hours or more or 32-200 reps/shift.

Occasionally – 0.25 to 2.5 hours or 2-32 reps/shift.

Rarely – Less than 0.25 hours or less than 2 reps/shift.

Physical Condition

Essential

Marginal

Constantly

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

Extreme Heat

x

Extreme Cold

x

Heights

x

Confined Spaces

x

Extreme Noise(>85dB)

x

Mechanical Hazards

x

Use of Vibrating Tools

x

Operates Vehicle (company)

x

Operates Heavy Equipment

x

Use of Lifting/Transfer Devices

x

x

Rotates All Shifts

x

x

8 Hours Shifts

x

x

10-12 Hours Shifts

x

x

On-Call

x

Overtime(+8/hrs/shift; 40/hr/wk)

x

x

Travel Between Sites

x

Direct Patient Care

x

Respirator Protective Equipment

x

x

Eye Protection

x

x

Head Protection (hard hat)

x

x

Hearing Protection

x

Hand Protection

x

x

Feet, Toe Protection

x

x

Body Protection

x

x

Latex Exposure

x

x

Solvent Exposure

x

x

Paint (direct use) Exposure

x

Dust (sanding) Exposure

x

Ethylene Oxide Exposure

x

Cytotoxic (Chemo) Exposure

x

Blood/Body Fluid Exposure

x

x

Chemicals (direct use) Exposure

x

x

Mist Exposure

x

Wax Stripper (direct use)

x

Non-Ionizing Radiation Exposure

x

x

Ionizing Radiation Exposure

x

x

Laser Exposure

x

x

Physical Demands

When lift requirement is in excess of 50#, lift assistance (2 person) and/or transfer device is required.

Essential – Absolute Necessity.

Marginal – Minimal Necessity.

Constantly – 5.5 to 8 hours or more or 200 reps/shift.

Frequently – 2.5 to 5.5 hours or more or 32-200 reps/shift.

Occasionally – 0.25 to 2.5 hours or 2-32 reps/shift.

Rarely – Less than 0.25 hours or less than 2 reps/shift.

Physical Condition

Essential

Marginal

Constantly

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

Bending (Stooping)

x

x

Sitting

x

x

Walking

x

x

Climbing Stairs

x

x

Climbing Ladders

x

Standing

x

x

Kneeling

x

x

Squatting (Crouching)

x

x

Twisting/Turning

x

Keyboard/Computer Operation

x

x

Gross Grasp

x

x

Fine Finger Manipulation

x

x

Hand/Arm Coordination

x

Pushing/Pulling(lbs. of force)

x

50#

Carry

x

Transfer/Push/Pull Patients

x

Seeing Near w/Acuity

x

x

Feeling (Sensation)

x

x

Color Vision

x

x

Hearing Clearly

x

x

Pulling/Pushing Objects Overhead

x

x

Reaching Above Shoulder Level

x

x

Reaching Forward

x

Lifting Floor to Knuckle

###

10-29#

30-49#

50 or >50#

Lifting Seat Pan to Knuckle

###

10-29#

30-49#

50 or >50#

Lifting Knuckle to Shoulder

###

10-29#

30-49#

50 or >50#

Lifting Shoulder to Overhead

###

10-19#

20->50#

When lift requirement is in excess of 50#, lift assistance (2 person) and/or transfer device is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST II-QUICKDRAW +

Full time
Unity Township, PA

Published on 11/04/2022

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