Medical Assistant / X-Ray Tech
Concentra Inc. - Irving, TX

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JOB SUMMARY:
Performs Medical Support Specialist duties, and applies X-rays to patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes within scope of limited scope X-ray practice as directed by physician and concurrent with Concentra medical protocols, all in accordance with Concentra policies, practices, and procedures.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Medical Support Specialist duties :
Welcomes patients

Prepares patients for health care visit

Places patient in exam room for provider evaluation.

Obtains medical history.

Verifies patient information

Prepares, assists and accurately completes all forms

Supports patient care delivery

Assists providers during examination and treatment

Takes vital signs and performs all ancillary tests appropriate to skill level, certifications and state regulations

Performs ancillary testing and tasks as ordered by the Center Medical Director (PFT, EKG, injections, audiograms, blood draws) and as certified.

Assists in surgery set up and injury care as directed by the treating provider

Dispenses medications and appliances within scope of practice and as ordered by the treating provider and in accordance with state regulations.

Applies bandages, dressings and splints as ordered by the treating provider.

Educates patients

Completes records

Keeps supplies ready

Maintains supplies, cleans rooms and equipment, and stocks rooms with required supplies

Keeps equipment operating

Operates autoclave machine in accordance with policy and procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.

Maintains and operates all clinical equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures.

Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment

Conducts business in a service-oriented manner that is attentive, cooperative, sensitive, respectful and kind with dealing with patients, visitors, the public and all colleagues

Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and orderly appearance in the lobby and overall center throughout the day.

Performs drug screen collections for both DOT and Non-DOT drug screens, using proper chain of custody; ensures preparation for pick-up and shipment to appropriate laboratory.

Performs front office clerical duties such as answering telephones, check-in, check-out and record processing as requested by Center Administrator.

Attends centers staff meetings as required.

Completes required certifications; becomes proficient in clinic systems and procedures, and maintains currency in all policies, practices and procedures.

May assist with clerical activities related to appointment scheduling and patient intake, data verification, office communications, and filing of patient records.

May take X-Rays with appropriate certification and/or licensing.

Performs duties to achieve or exceed established service standards.

X-Ray Technician duties:
Positions patient under x-ray machine, adjusts immobilization devices, and affixes lead plates to protect unaffected areas.

Assists in physical exams, assists physician in treatment of injured patients by giving injections, changing dressings, or removing sutures under the physicians or nurses directions, administers routine X-Ray exams.

Prepares reports and maintains records of services rendered.

Maintains radiological film files and storage, pulls X-Rays as required for referrals and/or copying.

Keeps logs for X-Rays sent out for referrals.

Makes minor adjustments to equipment.

Performs duties to achieve or exceed established service standards.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Concentra's Data Protection Commitment
  • Concentra is committed to protect patient data and to ensure privacy of personal and medical information.
  • Every Concentra colleague has the responsibility to adhere to data protection principles.
  • If a colleague's role includes handling or processing sensitive data, role-specific policies and requirements apply to ensure the protection of patient information.
Required Skills

Required Experience

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Medical Assistant Certification/License in accordance to state requirements and applicable regulations of jurisdiction.
  • NCT X-ray License
JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
  • At least six months experience in clinical operations or medical office work.
  • Post high school coursework and training new graduate of 9 months or less in medical assistant or medical Specialist program and/or graduate of accredited medical assistant school or minimum of 6 months directly applicable work experience.
DEMONSTRATED BASIC JOB-RELATED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
  • Familiar with routine medical procedures
  • Operation and control of equipment
  • Effective speaking to convey information
  • Equipment operation monitoring
  • Reading comprehension
  • Active listening
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Monitoring
  • Technology design abilities to generate or adapt equipment and technology to serve user needs
  • Written comprehension
  • Information ordering
  • Speech clarity
  • Service orientation
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Clinic environment.
  • Spend significant amount of time standing.
  • Wearing of specialized protective equipment.
  • Use hands to control handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.

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