Interventional Radiology

Employer
Axis Medical Staffing
Location
Cordova, Alaska
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 12, 2021
Closes
Jun 10, 2021
Ref
153190
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Medefis5 Order# 176137 POSITION SUMMARY The primary purpose of your job position is to assume the day to day operations of the Radiology Department in accordance with the current applicable federal state and local standards guidelines and regulations and as may be directed by the medical center CEO. Has no supervisory responsibility. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Assumes responsibility for which patients should be called and when in order to maintain a steady work flow. • Radiographs inpatients and outpatients. • Ensures that equipment is warmed up on a daily basis checks and inspects all equipment in assigned areas of responsibility for physical or mechanical hazards in order to promptly report all hazards and effectively plan for needed repairs. • Views radiographs that are taken and determines whether or not they are of optimum quality for radiologist’s interpretation. • Clarifies nurses’ questions about patient orders for exams preps for particular exams and organizes stat work. • Obtains stat readings as designated by exam from the radiologist and relays the information to the nurse or doctor via telephone or computer. • Responsible for the delivery of professional services and the provision of high-quality patient care. • Maintains radiological services in accordance with standards established by the medical center and with state local and federal standards which may apply. • Pursues continuing education in professional practice and management skills. • Cleans the department equipment as time allows maintains orderliness and cleanliness in areas of responsibility at all times. • Monitors and ensures responsibility for the condition of radiographic rooms after use ensuring that adequate supplies are available to facilitate the entire departmental operation. • Attend and participate in in-service educational classes and on-the-job training programs as directed. • Maintain the confidentiality of all patient care information. • Must utilize safety precautions with Radiation exposure. • Is expected to respond to the hospital if requested to assist in the event of an emergency or if the hospital activates its emergency management plan. • Perform other related duties as assigned EXPERIENCE: Minimum one 1 year employment in an accredited medical center radiology department after graduation or registration to experience independent working skills. Must have explicit knowledge of quality assurance. Able to produce quality work with the test tools to ensure radiation standards as set forth by the State of Alaska and appropriate groups certifying this medical center. REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid and current registration from an approved accrediting agency. Must be able to write speak and understand the English language. Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel patients family members visitors government agencies and the general public. Must have patience tact cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as be willing to handle patients of every maturity level. Ability to implement and interpret the policies and procedures of the radiology department. Must be able to lift patients medical equipment supplies etc. Source Url: https://vms.medefis5.com/Jobs/176137

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