Radiology Technologist/Medical Assistant – Iola, Kansas


ABOUT THE POSITION

The Radiology Technologist/Medical Assistant is a part of the Clinical team.  This position performs radiographic procedures at a technical level, not requiring constant supervision of technical details.  Primary responsibility for this position will be to produce radiographs (x-rays) to aid in the diagnosis of a medical problem.  This position is also cross trained in the role of a medical assistant to be used as an integral part of the clinical team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicates with patient explaining the diagnostic process.
  • Uses radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes, as directed by the physician.
  • Reviews and evaluates images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes prior to sending to PACS.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of the technical skills required in radiologic procedures ensuring radiation safety.
  • Possess the ability to manipulate x-ray equipment.
  • Has a working knowledge of how to select and manipulate exposure factors.
  • Ability to lift, move or transport patients as their condition dictates.
  • Performs related duties of a Medical Assistant to include but not limited to: vital signs of blood pressure, pulse rate, temperature, respirations, height and weight.
  • Performs routine venipuncture and other specimen collation for the purposes of in-house and send-out testing.
  • Supports all providers in the care of patients.
  • Ensures that all required documentation is part of the patient’s medical record and for billing purposes.
  • Demonstrates professional and effective communication with colleagues.
  • Attend and successfully complete all required training programs; participate in ongoing conference calls, webinars and other professional development opportunities. Main KS RT licensure and/or ARRT and required CEU’s each calendar year.
  • Develops and maintains a good working relationship with referring agencies and other providers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Current Kansas RT license and/or ARRT.
  • Prior work experience as a Radiology Technologist preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, as travel may be necessary.