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Radiologic Technologist (PRN)

Company: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Location: Mayetta
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Tier: 1

Department: Health Center

Supervisor: Radiology Technician

Location: 11400 158th Road Mayetta, KS 66509

Pay Range: $19.88 - $36.69

  • Offering rate will vary within the listed hourly range above. Supported by the Department budget & related experience/education
  • Preference in employment actions exercised in accordance with applicable law. Applicants must provide proof of eligibility for preference.

Questions before applying? 785-966-3060 or HR@pbpnation.org

SUMMARY:

Radiologic Technologist performs x-rays to patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Assure compliance with The Joint Commission standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Perform radiographs on all age groups, birth through elderly upon request of the provider, and notify requesting provider when the images are ready for viewing.
  • Answer telephones and respond to patient's general questions. Refer any clinical question to the attending physician, or Medical Director as appropriate.
  • Transmit images to the radiologist and receive reports.
  • Promote a safe and secure Health Center environment by keeping the Radiology Department's hallways, examination rooms, and waiting area free of obstacles.
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of department between patients.
  • Coordinate with Administrative Assistant to order supplies and maintain proper inventory of radiology supplies.
  • Maintain written log/computer generated information of all radiographs performed at this site.
  • Maintain infection control and safety with monthly reports of monitoring.
  • Upon receipt of an abnormal report, attach a copy to the patient's medical chart and take it to the requesting provider or surrogate immediately.
  • Maintain the physical privacy, confidentiality, and rights of patients at all times.
  • Assist nursing department with screening patients; i.e. height, weight, temperature.
  • Assist patient care staff by performing EKG's vision, hearing exams and spirometry testing.
  • Escort patients to various areas of the facility.
  • Assist laboratory staff by performing phlebotomy on patients to obtain samples for testing and run waved testing procedures subject to lab director's approval.
  • Assist lab staff with record keeping and filing duties.
  • Interact professionally with patients and staff.
  • Be familiar with Health Center safety systems; i.e. fire, severe weather, codes, etc.
  • Participate in QA&PI activities.
  • Annual competency evaluation.
  • Annual mandatory training (OSHA, Fire and Safety, Blood-borne pathogens, etc.)
  • Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all minimum requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate degree of Applied Science in Radiology or completion in a radiologic technology program, evidenced by a Certificate.
  • RT(R) Certification.
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and willing to complete 24-hours of continuing education every two years to maintain (ARRT) certification.
  • Must be licensed in the State of KS as a Radiologic Technologist (LRT).
  • Two years of radiology work experience.
  • Must have a current BCLS certification.
  • Must have a valid Kansas driver's license and be insurable with the Nation's insurance.
  • Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Must be reliable, punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
  • Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), and fax/copier machine.
  • A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging or other related degree.
  • Five years of radiology work experience.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public
  • Ability to maintain high level of privacy and confidentiality of individuals and families.
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work efficiently in a highly team-team oriented environment
  • Ability to work in a high-stress, deadline oriented environment
  • Attend out-of-state/out-of-town training periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge.
  • Exposure to illnesses, diseases and cytotoxic medications.
  • Daily vicarious exposure to other's physical and emotional trauma experiences can have severe and lasting effects on workers.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have full range of mobility in upper and lower body; be able to reach overhead; be able to work in various positions, including stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time; be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks; and be able to frequently lift 50 pounds of weight throughout the assigned workday.

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Background Investigation with Adjudication
  • Pre-employment Drug Screening
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

Note: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

Keywords: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Topeka , Radiologic Technologist (PRN), Other , Mayetta, Kansas

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