Job Description Job Description Rejuv Medical is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant who possess the limited scope X-Ray Operator certification obtained prior to 2008 to work in our multi-specialty practice that utilizes Non-Surgical Orthopedic procedures in combination with functional medicine for chronic pain, injury and arthritis by influencing your body’s natural healing. This position will work primarily with Orthopedic providers rooming patients and assisting in minor procedures as well as performing x-rays and assisting in Fluoroscopic procedures. Why Rejuv Medical? Regardless of role, we at Rejuv Medical recognize that every member of our team is vital. The Medical Assistants and LPN’s who work at Rejuv Medical, assist in the management of patient care under the direction of a Medical Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant to help to create and foster an environment of healing and education. Rejuv Medical also emphasizes an inclusive, team-focused atmosphere. Our CMA’s utilize and develop their skills in a rewarding clinic environment that is on the cutting edge of medicine. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Job Medical Assistant X-ray Operator R evised: January 2021 Department: Clinic Reports To: Nurse Manager FLSA Status: Full-Time Non-Exempt Summary: Perform fluoroscopy and X-rays for diagnostic purposes ( limited scope x-ray does not qualify ) Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. - Document the procedures in an EMR system - Follow established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety. - Prepare patients for radiologic procedures. provide verbal and/or written instructions and assist patients in positioning body parts to be radiographed. - Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure patient care, safety and comfort during scan. - Operate radiologic equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes. - Position radiologic equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance according to specification of examination. - Take x-rays following established radiologic requirements and regulations to ensure patient care and safety. - Serve as a back-up for clinical team members as needed. - Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. - Interviews patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height; documents in EMR - Assist with patient visits and procedures - Authorizes drug refills and provides prescription information to pharmacies via provider orders. - Explains treatment procedures, medications, diets, Physicians' instructions and supplement recommendations to patients. - Collects blood, urine, or other laboratory specimens, logs the specimens and prepares them for testing. - Continues education and personal growth to maintain all registrations, licensures, and certifications - Triage calls effectively and with empathy. - Exceptional attendance, timeliness and professionalism Competencies: - Knowledge of radiologic standards, requirements and regulations. - Knowledge of radiologic safety, cleanliness and infection control policies and regulations. - Knowledge of radiologic equipment uses and maintenance. - Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. - Communication – Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. - Computer Skills – Proficient ability to use a computer and electronic medical record. - Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations. - Customer Service Oriented – Friendly, cheerful and helpful to patients and others. Ability to meet patients and others needs while following office policies and procedures. - Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task. - Flexibility – Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities. • Positivity – Display a positive attitude and is a positive agent for change. - Teamwork – Work as part of a team and collaborate with co-workers. - Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations. Work Environment: Environmentally controlled medical office environment Fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations Exposure to radiation which is minimized by the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as protective lead aprons, gloves and other shielding devices and monitored by radiation badges Possible exposure to bodily fluids, infectious specimens, communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical office environment Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members, providers, patients, insurance companies and other members of the public Physical Demands: Frequent standing, walking, grasping, carrying, reaching, bending, stooping and speaking Occasional sitting Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds, with assistance if needed May need to lift or turn patients who are disabled, with assistance if needed Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy and fax machine and phone Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have passed the x-ray certification prior to January 1, 2008 that allows them to assist in Fluoroscopic procedures as well as obtain common skeletal x-rays. Education/Experience: Education and Experience: - High school diploma or equivalent required - Associate degree or higher in related medical field. - Currently maintained x-ray operator certification obtained prior to 2008. - Experience working with C-Arm/Fluoroscopy Certificates and Licenses: - Current CPR and AED certificate - Currently certified through Minnesota ARRT required Equipment: - General Office Equipment including computer/keyboard/mouse/fax/copier - C-Arm - X-ray
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