CityMD Radiologic Technologist in West Seattle, Washington
Founded in 2010, CityMD is New York's premier urgent-care health company dedicated to setting an unprecedented standard of care for our patients and an edifying, intuitive work environment for our employees. This commitment and our 'People First' philosophy, along with our state-of-the-art personalized healthcare delivery system, has taken CityMD from a single Upper East Side practice to over 40 (and counting) locations in New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County with over 1400 employees.
Our goal is to provide a friendly environment with high quality health care that is better, faster and easier.
The X-ray Technologist is responsible for:
- Being able to take good quality X-ray images following CityMD X-ray protocol in an efficient and accurate manner.
Duties and responsibilities
The primary duties and responsibilities of a X-ray Technologist are:
Being able to meet general turn-around times for obtaining the more common X-ray studies such as:
Chest X-ray in three minutes
Extremity X-ray in 3-5 minutes per order
Spinal X-ray in 4-6 minutes
Abdomen X-ray in 4-6 minutes
Using all internal X-ray and care coordination software in order to properly document and communicate X-ray studies performed between the provider, Aftercare and Radiologists reading the X-rays
Assisting with patient flow into a clean exam room from waiting room utilizing flag system
Obtaining vital signs on patients brought into patient rooms and document appropriately in the EMR
Assisting with CLIA waived tests trained on as well as EKGs, splints, and sling assistance
Keeping track of materials needed to copy images to a CD for patients and inform Medical Assistant or Site Manager prior to running out.
Keeping an accurate and up-to-date QA log book including pregnancy form and daily check off list
Having a knowledge of people to call in case of equipment failure or software issues
Being available for sick call coverage
Helping maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment
Providing compassionate care to our patients
Assisting Medical Assistants with facility stocking when needed
Assisting with training and acclimation of new hire X-ray techs
A candidate’s qualifications will include:
Graduation from an accredited X-ray Technologist program
4-6 months experience
Explain process and position patient for X-ray; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors. Determine patient's' X-ray needs by reading instructions from physician. Perform basic general X-rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot or ankle under supervision of physician. Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff. Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.
Flexible with full-time work schedule including weekends
Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required
Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills required
Skill in using a PC required
Happy and positive thinking, able to project this attitude around others
Must exhibit passion for outstanding results and compassion for those we work with and serve
Flexible & adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment
Excellent communication and bedside manner
Passion for helping others in an urgent care environment
The job may require from time to time to lift light to moderate amounts of weight (e.g., boxes of medical/facility supplies)
External Company URL: www.citymd.net