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X-Ray Technician

Cedar Point Health
2.8 out of 5
569 32 Rd # 12, Grand Junction, CO 81504
$19 - $25 an hour - Full-time

Location

569 32 Rd # 12, Grand Junction, CO 81504

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Do you have a passion for caring for patients? If you are looking for a place where teamwork is a priority and every patient counts, this might be the spot for you. Cedar Point Health is built around the idea of taking care of people. Whether it’s our patients or our staff, putting people first is our top priority.

Summary: This is position is responsible for operating and maintaining portable x-ray machines, prepare patients for x-ray procedures, assist physicians with x-ray image evaluation

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating patient electronic medical record prior to appointment and confers with provider regarding radiology orders.
  • Obtains clear image results, which require the proper use of equipment, keeping patients calm and informed.
  • Positions radiographic machinery so it is at a proper distance, angle and height from the patient.
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment by escorting them from the waiting area to the exam room and taking vitals, heights and weights.
  • Prepares, cleans, and maintains exam room and treatment rooms. Keeps exam rooms stocked with supplies.
  • Complies with safety regulations involving the use of radiation to protect themselves, patients and other staff members from over exposure to radiation.
  • Lessens radiology exposure by using a technique called patient- shielding.
  • Assists providers with patient education and self- management.
  • Maintain courteous relationships with outside caregivers, insurance carriers, labs, hospital, and pharmacies at all times.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and radiological processes.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions
  • Skilled in developing and maintain clinical quality assurance
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with physicians and other staff
  • Ability to assist in a variety of common office procedures
  • Ability to maintain records and record test results.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to use good reasoning and judgment and react calmly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds

Education: Associates Degree- Radiologic Technology or Limited Scope X-Ray Operator Certification REQUIRED.

Experience: 1 year preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Clinic

Medical specialties:

  • Radiology

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift

Travel requirement:

  • No travel

License/Certification:

  • ARRT Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person