Medical Assistant/X-Ray Tech – Grant Street – Family Medicine – Full-time
Title: Medical Assistant
Department: Medical Unit
Dept. Director: Office Manager
Supervisor: Office Manager
Location: Orlando FL, 32822
The X-Ray Technician prepares patients for radiological procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specific position, adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors; documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records; gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatment and answering questions; maintains the radiology supply inventory by checking stock, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies; complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation.
- Prepares patient radiological procedures and perform X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety.
- Protects patients, self and staff from radiation exposure by practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed recommended industry standards.
- Develops and processes radiological film.
- Obtains quality diagnostic radiographs as requested by physicians.
- Ensures that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Reports immediately equipment malfunctions to Supervisor.
- Logs completed radiological procedures. Complete paperwork accurately and on time
- Identifies and files reports as required
- Maintains examination rooms. Stocks necessary office and radiological supplies.
- Works closely with the physician to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients
- Completes appropriate documentation on all patients examined.
- Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to perform x-ray testing.
- Knowledge of radiology equipment.
- Knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology including equipment, body mechanics, and patient movement.
- Skill in properly positioning patients.
- Skill in identifying equipment problems.
- Knowledge of examination and diagnostic procedures.
- Knowledge of use and maintenance of radiological equipment and instruments.
- Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Completion of Florida basic x-ray course.
- Florida Basic X-Ray Tech license.
- 2-5 years experience, orthopedics a plus.
Required tasks routinely involve a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood. Body fluids, tissues or potential spills or splashes. Use of appropriate measures is required for every healthcare provider in this position.