Radiology Technologist MHUC
Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location: Charlotte Hall
Posted on: January 16, 2022
MedStar Health Urgent Care is
committed to providing world-class, compassionate care to every
patient, every time, at every touch point during the experience.
All associates are accountable for their role in meeting patient
experience standards. Performs clinical and administrative duties
in the MedStar Health Urgent Care Settings consistent with policies
& procedures. Works under the supervision of a physician and
performs patient intake, standing orders or protocols,
venipuncture, laboratory testing and patient follow up. Will also
administer oral, IM, SC, or intradermal medications when ordered by
a provider, after demonstrating competency to the Clinical
Professional Development Specialist or designee. Clinical Care
Specialists (CCSs) certified as Radiologic Technologists also
perform and transmit X-ray diagnostic images. This position
documents as appropriate in the medical record and supports optimal
patient flow.Minimum Qualifications
Associate's degree or equivalent;
Completion of an approved R.T. program.Experience
Externship in a medical or ambulatory
health setting; 2+ years of Medical office experience strongly
ARRT Certification; Must have a
Maryland, Virginia, or DC State License-Certified Medical Radiation
whichever is applicable to location of the position; CPR
Certification.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Clinical competency as verified
during the initial 90 day orientation period and annually
thereafter. Excellent customer service/ patient interaction skills;
Computer & Electronic Medical Record skills and ability to function
in a variable clinical setting. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills.Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Adheres to the MedStar Health Urgent Care Code of Conduct and
its Compliance plan; complies with governmental and accreditation
guidelines, completing all scheduled training including, but not
limited to, safety, infection control, OSHA, CPR, EMR, general
compliance, harassment and service.
- Cleans, stocks and sterilizes equipment in addition to cleaning
and preparing patient rooms for care delivery.
- Contributes to the achievement of established department goals
and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures,
quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental
and accreditation regulations.
- Delivers patient care consistent with policy and with high
regard for patient/ employee safety and quality of care.
- Embraces new technology and use of the electronic health
- Manages patient flow with consistent and frequent communication
with patients/ families as well genuine regard for their time and
comfort. Uses and embraces the iCare program.
- Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service
improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves
on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility
in community outreach efforts as appropriate.
- Performs other testing and care consistent with the scope of
the MedStar Health Urgent Care practice including, but not limited
to, spirometry/ PFTs, patient vitals and BMI, EKGs, vision and
hearing test, splinting and general patient care under the
supervision of the medical provider.
- Performs patient follow up calls for lab tests, patient
experience, and clinical results in accordance with policy and in a
- Performs venipuncture and selected patient and laboratory
testing (point of care); initiates care pathways in accordance with
- Performs x-rays in accordance with medical provider orders;
forwards images to the appropriate radiologist for over-reads;
maintains x-ray equipment and adheres to safety standards.
- Promotes an atmosphere of respect toward patients, families,
vendors, employers and co-workers. Acts and communicates
professionally at all time.
- Provides care consistent with MedStar's mission, vision and
values and in a manner that engenders patient confidence and
loyalty by exceeding expectations.
- Serves as a patient escort throughout the care process and
assists in patient discharge, assuring clarity for the patient or
- Supports new clinical and service initiatives; seeks
opportunities to improve care and the patient experience.
- Supports other members of the team during downtime or
bottlenecks in patient processing. Understands and participates in
basic computer and patient intake skills at the front desk.
- Supports the medical provider in patient examination, testing
- Under medical provider supervision, prepares and administers
oral medications and injections limited to intradermal,
subcutaneous, and intramuscular after demonstrating competency to
the Clinical Professional Development Specialist or designee.
- Performs other duties as assigned.About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care
for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while
advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation
and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians
work in a variety of settings across our health system, including
10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the
largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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