MUSCP - Outpatient Multimodality Technologist II - Health North Charleston - $5,000 sign on bonus / $1,500 relocation bonus
Medical University of South Carolina
- North Charleston, South Carolina
- Healthcare Support
- Clinical & Research Support Services
- Full Time
Job Description SummaryTo provide diagnostic imaging exams in one or more one of the following imaging modalities; X-ray, mammography, CT. May be required to work at other outreach locations.
EntityUniversity Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials
Cost CenterCC002018 UMA AMB RADI NA Clinic-Prof Svcs-Radiology CC
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Work ShiftDay (United States of America)
PERFORM ALL EXAMINATIONS IN A TIMELY, ACCURATE, AND SAFELY FOR RADIOLOGIST INTERPRETATION.
Timely- Assure the schedule does not fall behind; exam delays are communicated to all stakeholders. Exams are routed to PACS for interpretation as soon as complete.
Accurately- per exam protocol using appropriate anatomical markers and positioning aids. Images are free of artifacts and motion. Assure exams are read in a timely manner and all logs are completed.
Accurately- Performs x-ray, mammography, or CT procedures at a technical level requiring a sound understanding of anatomical positioning and physiology: a high degree of technical competency and the ability to act with initiative and ingenuity with minimum supervision. Protocols for all CT scans per radiologist instructions. Stays proficient in Contrast Reaction response and verifies physician coverage prior to starting contrast. Checks for insurance preauthorization approval prior to beginning the study. Performs all studies in accordance with ACR and MUSC radiologist requirements
-Review schedule/patient record 3-5 days prior to the scheduled appointment. Evaluate for exam/facility appropriateness and contraindications for the exam.
ASSURE THE RADIOLOGIC/CT SUITE AND ADJACENT CLINICAL AND COMMON AREAS ARE PREPARED TO RECEIVE PATIENTS/VISITORS.
Equipment- assure all needed equipment is available and in working order, perform quality control per ACR and manufacturer – report ASAP any equipment errors or downtime directly to the service vendor and manager, as well as clinical staff.
Suite/Clinical and common areas- Ensure all needed medical supplies are ordered and stowed, ensure exam room and patient areas are clean, and equipment is cleaned per manufacturer, OSHA, DHEC, and MUSC infection control guidelines. Report any environmental issues timely to the manager.
SUPPORT A CULTURE OF SAFETY.
System Improvement- consistently looks for ways to improve safety by analyzing workflows, and work areas and identifying barriers.
Ask Why? -
See something say something- use the PSI reporting system. Actively participate in group meetings by offering your comments and suggestions.
Address problems of patient care as they arise and make decisions to appropriately resolve the problem, involve the appropriate supervisor or another member of the patient's care team as necessary
Additional Job Description
Required Minimum Training and Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program. Minimum of 2 years of independent work experience in an advanced modality. Registered or Registry eligible in an advanced modality.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current registration in Radiology from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Current licensure from the South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association. Registered in Advanced Imaging Modality or registry eligible. Will become registered within one year of eligibility. BLS certification.
Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking, and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, and reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and a distance, work in a latex-safe environment, and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36” to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!
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