Radiologic Technologist

Location: Minersville, PA
Date Posted: 05-21-2018

Job Description

Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.
The services to be provided are professional in nature, and will be commensurate with AAHC standards of care. The methods utilized will meet medical practices established in the local community. These services, although not directly supervised, will be reviewed periodically by a physician or staff member at the institution. The performance of these services will be monitored by the COR. The Clinical Director and/or Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) Physician(s) will retain professional responsibility for all patients referred to radiology.
The contractor shall provide the following Radiologic Technologist services which include, but are not limited to, the items listed below. The current radiological equipment provided at the institution is a GE Definium 8000 and GE Definium 5000 machine. Knowledge of GE Definium 8000 and GE Definium 5000 machines equipment is preferred but not required.
Work Description:
  • Perform routine radiologic procedures ordered by the medical staff for the inmate population at the institution.
  • Transmit, retrieve X-ray images and reports electronically, and scan reports into inmates' Bureau Electronic Medical Record (BEMR).
  • Receive training to retrieve radiographic consults from BEMR and schedule them to perform all radiographic procedures.
  • Work with an inmate population from a variety of cultural, racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Evaluate radiographic equipment for calibrations and repairs.
  • Possess knowledge of basic emergency situations that may occur during special radiographic procedures.
  • Schedule exams and maintain records.
  • Possess knowledge of various pathological abnormalities as demonstrated by radiographic imaging.
  • Independently assess and select technical exposure factors and positions necessary to obtain a proper quality diagnostic exam. Receive patients and explain procedures to alleviate undue anxiety.
  • Independently perform all radiographic procedures; i.e., chest, bone, skull, spine, and portable x-rays, etc.
  • Notify Radiologist, or referring Physician of any preliminary abnormalities seen while patient is undergoing an exam, so that additional views, or exams can be ordered if needed.
  • Coordinate transfer of patient radiologic records to ensure continuity of care.
  • Work with Clinical Director to ensure monitoring and evaluation activities are completed.
  • Act as liaison between radiologist and medical staff.
  • Receive training and orientation and comply with correctional techniques as they pertain to medical services.
  • Develop a working knowledge of the local medical protocols.
  • Wear outer protective clothing and obey Center for Disease Control universal precautions at all times.
  • Function in other duties commensurate of a Radiologic Technologist.
  • Computerization and printing of daily log
  • Computerization and printing of exam requisitions
  • Printing of all folder and exam labels
  • Completing all x-ray studies ordered by the medical staff
  • Preparing x-rays for shipment to the radiologist for interpretation
  • Transport of x-rays to radiologist for interpretation
  • Transport all x-rays from radiologist after interpretation
  • Assisting the staff with maintenance of equipment and supplies, and notifying staff when supplies are needed
  • Conducting quality assurance tests and daily maintenance on x-ray equipment as needed
  • Assisting with FDA inspections and preparation for TJC and program review as needed
Job Type: Full-time
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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