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CMA Xray Limited

CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group

This is a Full-time position in Richmond, TX posted May 14, 2021.

Overview:

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U. S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Under the direction of the health care provider, the incumbent is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.
In addition, have the LMRT skill set to perform diagnostic imaging procedures utilizing state of the art imaging equipment in a multi-faceted environment. While performing radiographic procedures within the scope of licensure, LMRT will be able to utilize the imaging equipment and utilize the appropriate exposure factors to ensure a high quality of imaging. All imaging will be performed with minimal supervision and strictly adhere to the established practice and safety standards of CHI St. Luke’s Health.
When the incumbent is not assigned to perform in the LMRT role, they are expected to fulfill all expectations and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant position.

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
  • 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 patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
  • 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 clinic manager, Clinic Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).
  • Follows imaging, safety standards and conducts all imaging procedures based on approved protocols. Properly utilizes radiation protective gear for patients and immobilization during diagnostic procedures.
  • Modify technical factors to achieve desired imaging results and recognizes complications / limitation.
  • Utilizes technical knowledge and skills to perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner in accordance with age specific criteria.
  • Reports “near misses” and inputs errors promptly improve processes and identify trends. Contributes to identification of corrective actions and improvement activities, and contributes to meeting departmental and hospital targets for quality and safety.
  • Ensures all imaging equipment has had QC performed as required and is in safe working order prior to use. Reports any equipment issues to leadership and contacts.
  • Enters charges at the time service is delivered and ensures correct charges are entered for the procedure performed.
  • Maintains current certification in LMRT and stays up to date with all policies and procedures.
  • Verifies Patient chart for valid orders, date and time of scheduled procedure, priority, physician’s notes, and ordering comments. Enter/update patient information in Electronic Medical Record (EPIC Radiant) in accordance with established protocols and procedures.
  • Ensures and maintains compliance with LMRT scope of practice to include only performing procedures to which license applies.


Qualifications

Education and Licensure Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).
  • Specialized training in Certified Radiologic Technician (LMRT). LMRT applicants must have completed the full LMRT course and have a current Texas Medical Board temporary license, with permanent licensure achievement within six months of graduation.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) from American Heart Association.

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 1 year of experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to common inquiries or complaints from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills: Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, Internet navigation, database management, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and graphic presentation packages.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.

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related skills: vital, EKG, draw blood, xray, imaging.

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