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AdventHealth ADVENT HEALTH CENTRA CARE X-RAY TECHNICIAN - RT - ORANGE LAKE in Kissimmee, Florida

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Practice

Manager and under the supervision of the Providers, the X-Ray Technician cares

for patients and performs a wide variety of patient care activities, including

laboratory testing and radiographic exams.

Adheres to state, federal and organizational guidelines to ensure

quality care and patient safety with support from the Clinical Excellence team.

Is essential in maintaining organization and facilitating patient flow.

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts

responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of

Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork

  • Drives customer service initiatives by creating and owning the patient

experience

  • Performs basic radiological examinations, including all quality

controls/clerical duties. Processes

reference laboratory specimens to include venipuncture, specimen handling/

labeling, and tracking results.

  • Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures and

assessments in accordance with department policy.

  • Utilizing age-specific guidelines, assesses patient during clinical

check-in, documents pertinent medical information and vital signs. Assesses for signs of abuse or neglect.

  • Completes general orders and any follow-up assessments ordered by the

provider, verifying as needed.

Responds appropriately in clinical emergencies and triage

situations.

  • Performs diagnostic and occupational medicine testing to include, but

not limited to, EKG, spirometry, audiometry, titmus and pulse oximetry.

Completes forensic testing collections in accordance with Department of

Transportation (DOT) and Florida Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. This may include

urine drug screens, blood/breath alcohol testing, oral fluids and hair testing.

  • Appropriately complete check-out duties and relays instructions/care to

the patient or Performs required Quality Control checklist to ensure safety of

the patient

  • Follows CDC guidelines, infection prevention practices, demonstrates

appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and follows

safety regulations.

  • Participates in departmental performance improvement initiatives

  • May be called upon to train newly hired clinical staff

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must be able to operate radiographic equipment and work with electrical and radiant energy

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general radiographic procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements

  • Ability to operate a computer, copier, fax and scanner

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and others of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast pace, high patient volume environment

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Strong critical thinking skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Previous X-Ray Tech experience

  • Previous urgent care / ED experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • CPR Certification

  • Current Florida State license – General Radiographer (RT)

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • N/A

Qualifications

Job: Imaging

Primary Location: US-FL-Kissimmee

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level High School Diploma / GED

Travel No

Job Posting May 1, 2019, 10:53:17 AM

Req ID: 276489

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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