POSITION SUMMARY

The Basic X – Ray Machine Operator takes radiographic images of specific parts of a patient's body, which a physician has requested to make a diagnosis. Understand thoroughly the imaging equipment and x-ray procedures is required.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Explaining procedures to patients and answering questions.
Preparing equipment for use as needed.
Preparing examination rooms for patient exams.
Positioning patients for imaging exams.
Positioning may require maneuvering, turning and lifting patients with limited mobility
Placing the imaging equipment at the correct height and angle relative to the patient's body to produce the radiograph needed.
Taking measurements to determine the minimum effective amount of radiation needed to gather the appropriate image and setting the controls accordingly.
Monitoring patients during exams.
Documenting information with computers.
Reporting important information to the physician.
Ensuring safety of patients during exams.
Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
Interview and Record patient’s medical history information.
Review of the medical charts and assures that all necessary documents results are correctly file in the patient chart for the upcoming appointment.
Keeps updated inventory and office supplies and equipment
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No supervisory responsibilities

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. A Basic X - Ray Machine Operator needs to be on their feet for long periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Basic X - Ray Machine Operator State of Florida License and/or ARRT State of Florida License required
AHCA Fingerprint Background Screening required.
Possess excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Results and goal-oriented with a philosophy for quality improvement
Must be computer literate and have exceptional telephone skills
Possess high job accuracy, efficiency, and dependability
Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
High school graduate, GED or equivalent
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
Must maintain patient confidentiality
Ability to work well under pressure and time

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATH ABILITY

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The position may require to be on their feet for long periods. The position may require maneuvering, turning and lifting patients with limited mobility.

The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Radiation Protection

The employee must follow regulations for protecting patients, coworkers and themselves from unnecessary exposure to radiation from the equipment and environment. Precautions to reduce the potential hazardous radiation include gloves, aprons and other shielding devices. Badges are worn to measure the radiation in a given work area, and detailed records are kept on the accumulation of radiation exposure throughout an x-ray technician's working life.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

MI CASA Medical CENTER, LLC. and its subsidiaries offers an equal employment opportunity on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), or national origin. Religious discrimination includes failing to reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious practices where the accommodation does not impose undue hardship.

Qualifications

Basic X - Ray Machine Operator State of Florida License and/or ARRT State of Florida License Required.
AHCA Fingerprint Background Screening Required
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

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