Bone and Joint Center, S.C.
  • 12-Mar-2019 to 11-May-2019 (CST)
  • Surgery Center
  • Plover, WI, USA
  • Full Time

SUMMARY:
Operate or oversee operation of radiologic equipment to produce images of the highest possible diagnostic quality at our Wausau, Merrill and Medford facilities. Review and evaluates images on computer generated information to determine if images are of diagnostic quality. As a member of the Bone & Joint team is responsible for following Bone & joint's Mission and Vision objectives (goals) through exceptional patient care and customer service. Position is for Pain Procedure Room and OR with training in clinic setting as well. Typical day may start with first cases at 7:00AM and day ending around 5:00PM. Position is Plover but may work in Wausau on days when needed.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Set up Radiology rooms, ensuring that all necessary equipment is ready. (Service)
2. Monitors EMR for x-ray orders then accurately and efficiently enter patient data and orders in x-ray system(s). (Finance)
3. Safely escorts patient to and from exam room to radiology, using AIDET tool, every patient every time. (Service)
4. Explain procedure to the patient/family, position and immobilize patient on table, monitors patients reaction, reporting any difficulties or abnormal signs to physician. (Quality)
5. Has knowledge of Providers imaging protocols to confirm images ordered are in compliance with protocol. (Quality)
6. Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination. (Quality)
7. Use Radiation Safety measures to comply with government regulations and ensure safety of patients and staff. (Quality)
8. Selects proper technique on the equipment console for the exam ordered to ensure patient receives the lowest absorbed dose of radiation. (Quality)
9. Screens every female patient between the ages of 10-55 years for possibility of pregnancy. (Quality)
10. Notifies nurse/physician by EMR and light call system when patient returns from X-Ray. (Service)
11. Review future schedules and obtain outside images. Track to ensure images are available prior to patient's arrival. (Service)
12. Accurately and efficiently track images maintaining HIPAA compliance. (Service)
13. Use CR/DR systems to obtain quality images. (Quality)
14. Knowledgeable and skilled in techniques to QC x-ray image and utilizes critical thinking skills to avoid the need to repeat images. (Quality)
15. Knowledgeable in PACS to view, store, import/export images. (Quality)
16. Help patients with tasks which require assistance when necessary, such as dressing/changing and preparing for exams. (Service)
17. Enter views taken accurately into progress note. (Quality)
18. Send B&J images to outside facilities as needed for appointments and surgeries. (Service)
19. Communicate effectively and collaborate with other Rad Techs and/or any other medical staff as needed. (People)
20. Assists organization in reaching and maintaining PRC Customer Service scores. (Service)
21. Staff radiology department of out reach facilities as needed to cover PTO. (Service)
22. Purge out dated images according to company and state regulations. (Finance)
23. Actively participate in department meetings. (Service)
24. Schedule equipment maintenance per manufacturer guidelines. (Finance)
25. Trouble shoots equipment malfunctions, CR, DR, PACS and x-ray tables. (Finance)
26. Calls for repairs and notifies manager and clinical staff. (Service)

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - C arm BJOSC

  1. Demonstrate proper sterile technique and set up sterile field for provider (Quality)
  • Draw up medications
  • Open instruments
  • Send correct images to PACS
  1. Operate C-Arm (Varic-Siemen, OEC-GE) (Service)
  • Operate both types (turn on/off)
  • Store properly
  • Utilize appropriate power cords
  1. Prepare patient (iodine/chloroprep) (Service)
  2. Understand where equipment/instruments/supplies are stored (Quality)
  3. Ability to use Radiofrequency machine (Quality)
  • Operation
  • Recording of data for provider
  • Storage of supplies
  1. Turn over rooms (Service)
  • Replace linen
  • Clean table and stand
  1. Assist nurse with patient as needed (People)

 

EDUATION/EXPERIENCE / Qualifications: Successful completion of an approved Radiologic Technology program and member is good standing with American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) registry or eligible. Current State of Wisconsin License, healthcare provider CPR certified.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

• Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to put patients at ease.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Experience with an EMR and PACS

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to type; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch and bend. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move boxes up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Essential Physical Requirements

 

     Mark all responses using the following codes:

            N   =   Never

            O  =   Occasional, represents 1 to 33% or 1 to 2 hours of an 8 hour workday.

            F   =   Frequently, represents 34 to 66% or 2½ to 5½ hours of an 8 hour workday.

            C   =   Continuously, represents 67 to 100% or 6 to 8 hours of an 8 hour workday.

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

N

O

F

C

Walking

   

X

 

Standing

     

X

Sitting

 

X

   

Reaching Shoulder Height

   

X

 

Reaching Above Shoulder Height

   

X

 

Reaching Below Shoulder Height

   

X

 

Climbing

 

X

   

Pulling 25 Pounds or Less

   

X

 

Pulling 25 Pounds to 50 Pounds

   

X

 

Pulling Over 50 Pounds

 

X

   

Pushing 25 Pounds or Less

   

X

 

Pushing 25 to 50 Pounds

   

X

 

Pushing Over 50 Pounds

 

X

   

Lifting 25 Pounds or Less

   

X

 

Lifting 25 Pounds to 50 Pounds

 

X

   

Lifting Over 50 Pounds

X

     

Carrying 25 Pounds or Less

   

X

 

Carrying 25 Pounds to 50 Pounds

   

X

 

Carrying Over 50 Pounds

X

     

Crawling/Kneeling

 

X

   

Bending

   

X

 

Twisting/Turning

   

X

 

Balance

   

X

 

Repetitive Movement (fine motor like typing, writing, keyboarding, filing)

   

X

 

Essential Physical Requirements Continued

PHYSICAL EXPOSURE

N/A

Unprotected Heights

 

X

Lighting Bright

X

 

Lighting Dim

X

 

Mechanical Hazards

X

 

Hazardous Substance

X

 

Infectious Diseases

X

 

Harmful Physical Agents (Heat/Cold)

 

X

Noise

X

 

Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation

X

 

 

PHYSICAL ABILITY

ACCEPTABLE MINIMUM

Vision

Good

X

Poor

 

Blind

 

Color Vision

Normal

X

Impaired

 

 

Hearing

Normal

X

Moderate Loss

 

Deaf

 

Manual Dexterity

Good

X

Fair

 

Poor

 

Talking/Speech

Good

X

Fair

 

Mute

 

 *Note – It is the Bone & Joint Clinic policy not lift, pull/push, carry  50/50+ lbs. with out assistance

 

 

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