Radiology Tech (PT) - Patient Care Associates
Company: SCA Health
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Category: Technician/Clinical UnlicensedOverviewSurgical Care
Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities.
We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans
and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional
care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are
driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality
outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at
a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care,
SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities
that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information
on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com. Why join SCA? Consider the
following fantastic benefits---Positive work cultureCareer growth
opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance -
eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid
holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and
short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan
ResponsibilitiesWe are actively hiring for an Radiation
Technologist.Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.
Develop an individualized patient plan of care by implementing:
Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and
chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources.
Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows
procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocate.
Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal
protective equipment. Performing interventions to protect the
patient from infection. Protecting the patient's rights, dignity,
and privacy. Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical
care within legal standards of practice. Complying with Universal
Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy.
Knowledge of radiation equipment including the maintenance and care
of equipment Maintain radiation safety at all time in accordance
with facility policies and procedures. Follow established protocols
for cleaning, preparing, and operating radiological equipment.
Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes. Apply
principles of radiation protection to teammates, LIPs, and patients
Assist physician with imaging procedure Follow safety procedures
and manufacturer's instructions when handling cleaning solutions,
supplies and equipment. Ensure proper identification and
documentation of radiographic images Evaluate radiographic images
for technical quality and stores film according to facility's
policy and guidelines Inventory, receive, and restock materials
used for radiological services. Comply with organizational
policies, regulatory and accreditation standards, and professional
guidelines. Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are
accurate, concise, and pertinent to the patient's condition and
response to care. Demonstrate effective communication and
collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and
other stakeholders. Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team
in planning perioperative patient care. Document episode of care
accurately, timely, completely, and legibly. Participate in quality
review and performance improvement projects. Participate in the
performance appraisal process. Use problem-solving and conflict
resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. Maintain
required competencies. Pursue professional growth. Act as a patient
advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals
and health information. Comply with all SCA and facility policies
and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and
professional guidelines when providing patient care. Actively
participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.
Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. Perform all other duties as
assigned. Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent.
Completion of an accredited radiology program required. Prior
experience as a radiation technologist/procedure technologist
preferred. Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of
employment required or documentation of current BCLS certification.
Certification in radiation technology is preferred. AART licensure
as required by state Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Physically demanding, high-stress environment Exposure to blood and
body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and
repetitive motions Pushing and pulling heavy objects Full range of
body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
Manual and finger dexterity Hand eye coordination Standing and
walking for extensive periods of time Lifting and carrying items
weighing up to 50 lbs Corrected vision and hearing to within normal
range Working irregular hours PI187501414
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