Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Assistant XRay Limited - Elkhorn Family Practice Clinic in ELKHORN, Nebraska

Medical Assistant XRay Limited - Elkhorn Family Practice Clinic

Description

Job Summary / Job Purpose

Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant – X-ray Limited is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests. Under close supervision, responsible for operating X-ray and fluoroscopic

equipment that assists radiologists and/or physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease and/or injury.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare patients for radiologic procedures and protects patients, self and other staff from radiation hazards.

  • Take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients.

  • Position patients and take X-ray of specific parts of the patients’ body as requested by the physician.

  • Process film and check X-ray for clarity of image, retake when necessary.

  • Distribute X-ray to appropriate medical staff.

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.

  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.

  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.

  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.

  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.

  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare providers.

Qualifications

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required.

  • Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCT) license issued by state agency or passing the Limited

Scope of Practice in Radiography exam issued by ARRT required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.

Experience (required and preferred):

  • 2 years Medical Assistant experience required.

  • 1 – 3 years X-ray experience preferred.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location NEBRASKA-ELKHORN-CHC ELKHORN

Daily Schedule 7a - 5p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0159313