University of Rochester Radiology Tech, Urgent Care in Rochester, New York
Full Time 36 hours Grade 092 UR Medicine Urgent Care
In Urgent Care setting performs technical radiographic assignments of diagnostic nature, which require theoretical insight. Exercises complex skill, judgment and knowledge of the principles and methods of the radiographic technical field.
Facilitates patient flow and monitors room availability to ensure patient and provider needs are met. Escorts patients from the waiting area to exam rooms; notifies provider of patient arrival. Obtains and records initial patient vital signs. Anticipates specimen collection and prepares requisitions for specimens as appropriate.
Transfers, positions and instructs patients; provides immobilization, shielding and dose modification devices are required.
Operates X-ray equipment ensuring that the prescribed diagnostic procedure is delivered. Ensures correct patient positioning; maintains accurate markings. Assures that patients and technicians are protected from excessive exposure to radiation and other hazards.
Maintains patient records recording all necessary diagnostic information in compliance with state laws. Maintains departmental records as required.
Establishes and maintains inventory of supplies for exam rooms and procedure rooms. Prepares equipment for procedures, removes and restocks to the appropriate area. Follows infection control policies in all circumstances.
Collects data for Quality Assurance. Other support activities and special projects as directed by nursing or MD.
Establishes rapport with patients; works with physicians and nurses to provide treatment to the patient.
Complete patient registration as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA approved school; licensure by State of New York Department of Health, Article 35 of the Public Health Law. Experience preferred.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Title: Radiology Tech, Urgent Care
Location: Medical Faculty Group
Job ID: 207811
Full/Part Time: Full-Time