RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST – PHYSICIAN OFFICE, ORTHOPEDICS – GREENSBURG – CASUAL – Excela Health Physicians Practice – Greensburg, PA

Job Summary:

Produces radiographs of various anatomical parts for diagnostic purposes as directed by the Orthopedic Physician.


Core Essential Functions:

  • Regular, consistent, on-site, and timely attendance.


Specialty Essential Functions:

  • Verifies pertinent data about the patient and procedure.

    • Verifies patient identification using two identifiers.
    • Verifies the physician order.
    • Reviews the physician order to determine the optimal imaging procedure for suspected pathology.
    • Verifies the patient’s pregnancy status when appropriate.
  • Provides information to the patient about the procedure.

    • Verifies the patient has consented to the procedure.
    • Provides accurate explanations and instructions at a level the patient understands.
  • Analyzes the information obtained during assessment phase and determines optimal imaging parameters per diagnosis.

    • Assesses factors that may contraindicate procedure.
    • Selects appropriate shielding and immobilization devices.
  • Obtains optimum images during exam/procedure.

    • Sets adjusts radiographic equipment.
    • Positions patients to obtain diagnostic images per physician direction.
    • Utilizes equipment to maximize images.
    • Develops films for review by the physician.
    • Maintains storage of developed films.
  • Documents accurate information about patient and exam.

    • Accurately marks films with patient identifiers, name/SSN
    • Accurately marks films with R & L or other markers per protocol.
  • Maintains equipment and workstation in optimum condition.

    • Performs daily QC on radiographic equipment.
    • Assure adequate patient care and office supplies are maintained.
  • Performs other duties of medical assistant and/or medical secretary on an as needed basis within physician office setting to ensure an efficient work flow for Orthopedic practice.

    • Checks in patient by gathering the appropriate demographic information and verification of same
    • Assists physician/physician assistant/extended by rooming patients and prepares x-ray image for viewing in exam room
    • Assists physician/physician assistant/extended as needed to ensure expedition of patient care
    • Checks out patient by scheduling return appointment as necessary
    • Calls for authorization of MRI and surgical procedures as needed
    • May complete forms/faxes as necessary as they regard to the patients treatment and follow up
    • May assist in surgical scheduling as needed

    • Marginal Functions:
      Defined as duties that are not essential in nature and do not take a considerable amount of time to complete (less than 10%).
  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Required Skills and Knowledge:
    Minimum level of education, skills and abilities necessary in performing the job.


Education:

  • Completion of a (JRCERT) accredited Radiologic Technology Program.


Certification / Licensure / Regulation:

  • 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
  • Registry eligible upon hire. Must have ARRT certification within one year of date of hire.


Prior Experience:

  • Related training/experience (preferably within the past five years)


Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic working knowledge of computers and office equipment


Preferred Factor:

These are job related enhancements that are preferred or would benefit the performance outcome of the job but are not essential or required for the job to exist.

  • Medical Terminology
  • One-year medical-surgical experience


The above job descriptive information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, as an employee may be assigned other duties other than described in this document.


Essential Working Conditions:

Constantly = (5 1/2 to 8 hours or more) or 200 reps/shift

Occasionally = (1/4 to 2 1/2 hours) or 2 – 32 reps/shift

Frequently = (2 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours or more) or 32 – 200 reps/shift

Rarely = (Less than 1/4 hours) or < 2 reps/shift


Sedentary Work –

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally.


Light Work –

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly.


Medium Work –

Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force occasionally.


Heavy Work –

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.


Very Heavy Work –

Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Working Conditions:


Never

Extreme Cold

Extreme Heat

Heights

Confined Spaces-Cramped Quarters (Labeled)

Extreme Noise (> 85 dB)

Mechanical Hazards

Use of Vibrating Tools

Operates Vehicle

Operates Heavy Equipment

Use of Lifting/Transfer Devices

Rotates all shifts

10 – 12 hour shifts

On Call


Occasionally

Overtime (more than 8 hrs. /shift, 40 hours/week)


Constantly

8 hour shifts


Protective Equipment:


Never

Hearing

Feet, Toes


Rarely

Hands

Respirator-Breathing Equipment

Eye

Head (hard hat)


Frequently

Body


Occupational Exposures:


Never

Solvents

Paints (direct use of)

Dust (Sanding)

Ethylene Oxide

Cytotoxic Drugs (Chemo)

Chemicals (direct use of)

Mists

Wax Stripper (direct use of)

Lasers


Rarely

Blood and Body Fluids


Constantly

Radiation

Ionizing Radiation

Latex (Rubber, erasers, balloons, gloves, rubber bands, etc.)


Essential Physical Conditions:

Marginal

Frequently = (2 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours or more) or 32 – 200 reps/shift

Essential

Occasionally = (1/4 to 2 1/2 hours) or 2 – 32 reps/shift

Constantly = (5 1/2 to 8 hours or more) or 200 reps/shift

Rarely = (Less than 1/4 hours) or < 2 reps/shift


Physical Demands:


Never

Climbing Ladders


Rarely

Kneeling

Squatting (Crouching)

Climbing Stairs


Occasionally

Fine Finger Manipulation

Bending (Stooping)

Sitting


Frequently

Keyboard/Computer Operation

Use of Forceful Hand Grasp

Hand / Arm Coordination

Pushing / Pulling


Constantly

Walking

Standing


Sensory Requirements:


Frequently

Seeing Near-with Acuity

Feeling (Sensation)


Constantly

Color Vision


Over Shoulder Work:


Frequently

Pulling or Pushing Objects Overhead

Reaching Above Shoulder Level


Lifting: floor to standing position:


Never

50 pounds

> 50 pounds


Rarely

30 – 49 pounds


Occasionally

10 – 19 pounds

20 – 29 pounds


Lifting: waist to shoulder level:


Never

30 – 49 pounds

50 pounds

> 50 pounds


Rarely

20 – 29 pounds


Occasionally

10 – 19 pounds


Lifting: shoulder to overhead:


Never

20 – 29 pounds

30 – 49 pounds

50 pounds

> 50 pounds


Rarely

10 – 19 pounds

Required

  • AMER REG RAD TECH
  • BLS (AHA)

Required

  • BASIC OFFICE/COMPUTERS

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)

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