Catholic Health Initiatives CMA-XRAY LIMITED in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

CMA-XRAY LIMITED

Description

  • 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

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable.

  • Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if applicable.

  • Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCT) license issued by state agency or passing the Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography exam issued by ARRT in one of the following modalities required:

  • Head, Chest, Core, Spine or Extremities

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

  • 2 years Medical Assistant experience required.

  • 1 – 3 years X-ray experience preferred

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JHHS RUDD HEART AND LUNG BLDG

Daily Schedule 8a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0161440

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.