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Radiology Technologist (Urgent Care) - $10K Sign On Bonus

Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

MedStar Health is looking for -a -Radiology Technologist -to -join -our -MedStar Health Urgent Care -team!As a Radiology Technologist, you will perform clinical and administrative duties in the MedStar Health Settings consistent with policies & procedures. Works under the supervision of a physician and performs patient intake, standing orders or protocols, venipuncture, laboratory testing and patient follow up. Will also administer oral, IM, SC, or intradermal medications when ordered by a provider, after -demonstrating -competency to the Clinical Professional Development Specialist or designee. Clinical Care Specialists (CCSs) certified as Radiologic Technologists also perform and -transmit -X-ray diagnostic images. This position documents as -appropriate in -the medical record and supports -optimal -patient flow.Join -one -of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro -region, -also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next -great career -move!
Primary Duties:

  • Adheres to MedStar Health Code of Conduct and its Compliance plan; -complies with -governmental and accreditation guidelines, completing all scheduled training including, but not limited to, safety, infection control, OSHA, -CPR (Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation), -EMR (Electronic Medical Record), general compliance, -harassment, -and service. Cleans, -stocks, -and sterilizes equipment in addition to cleaning and preparing patient rooms for care delivery. Delivers patient care consistent with policy and with high regard for patient/ employee safety and quality of care. -
  • Embraces -new -technology -and use of the electronic health record. -Manages patient flow with consistent and frequent communication with patients/family and genuine regard for their time and comfort. -Performs other testing and care consistent with the scope of the MedStar Health practices including, but not limited to, spirometry/ PFTs, patient vitals and BMI, EKGs, vision and hearing test, -splinting, -and general patient care under the supervision of the medical provider. Performs patient follow up calls for lab tests, patient experience, and clinical results -in -accordance with -policy and in a professional manner. -
  • Performs venipuncture and selected patient and laboratory testing (point of care); initiates care pathways -in -accordance with -policy. Performs x-rays -in -accordance with -medical provider orders; forwards images to the -appropriate radiologist -for -overreads; -maintains -x-ray equipment and adheres to safety standards. Promotes an atmosphere of respect toward patients, families, vendors, -employers, -and co-workers. -Communicates professionally.
  • Provides care consistent with MedStar's mission, -vision, -and values and in a manner that engenders patient confidence and loyalty by exceeding expectations. Serves as a patient escort throughout the care process and -assists -in -patient discharge, assuring clarity for the patient or family member(s). Supports new clinical and service initiatives; seeks opportunities to improve care and the patient experience. -
  • Supports other members of the team during downtime or bottlenecks in patient processing. Understands and -participates -in -basic computer and patient intake skills at the front desk. Supports the medical provider in patient examination, testing and education. Under medical provider supervision, prepares and administers oral medications and injections limited to intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular after -demonstrating -competency to the Clinical Professional Development Specialist or designee.Qualifications:
    • Associate's -degree.
    • Completion of an approved R.T. program.
    • Externship in a medical or ambulatory health setting. -
    • 2 years of medical office experience preferred.
    • ARRT -(American Registry of Radiologic Technology) -Certification.
    • Maryland, Virginia, or DC State License.
    • BLS -(Basic Life Support).

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Washington DC , Radiology Technologist (Urgent Care) - $10K Sign On Bonus, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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