Catholic Health Initiatives CMA - XRAY LIMITED (Drs. Laramore, Heinsohn, Donowitz, & Rybolt) Full-Time (8700031692) in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

CMA - XRAY LIMITED (Drs. Laramore, Heinsohn, Donowitz, & Rybolt) Full-Time (8700031692)

Description

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the health care provider, 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. Assumes the responsibilities and the performance of acts within the educational background of the Limited Scope of Practice in Radiology.

Essential Duties:

  • 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 outpatient tests and procedures at hospitals via telephone. Explain simple tests and preparation required to patient.

  • 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 provider(s).

Qualifications

Certifications

  • ACLS

  • BLS

  • Certified Medical Assistant Or Registered Medical Assistant

Education

High School Diploma

Experience

  • 2 Years Medical Assistant Experience Required.

  • 1-3 Years X-Ray Experience Preferred

Additional Responsibilities:

Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and our journey to God. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust, truthfulness in all we do. Compassion: Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another's joy and sorrow. Excellence: Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

NOTICE

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-LARAMOR HEINSOHN DONOWITZ WOOD

Daily Schedule 1st

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0165379

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.