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