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Medical University of South Carolina MUSCP - Radiologic Technologist PRN in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUSC Physicians (MUSCP) (http://www.muschealth.org/muscppublic/)

Hours per week: Varies

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Varies,Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Pay Basis/FLSA: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Job Summary/Purpose : To provide accurate x-ray exams to meet patients, ordering physician and radiologist's needs. In addition, may be required to provide back up coverage for other outreach sites.

Required Minimum Training and Education: Graduate of an accredited radiologic technology program. Current registration from the American Registry Of Radiologic Technologist(ARRT). Must have current BLS certification.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current registration from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist(ARRT). Must have current BLS certification.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

1.0 PERFORM RADIOLOGIC EXAMINATIONS TIMLEY, ACCURATELY AND SAFELY FOR RADIOLOGIST INTERPRETATION

• Timely- Assure schedule does not fall behind; exam delays are communicated to all stakeholders. Exams are routed to PACS for interpretation as soon as complete.

• Accurately- per exam protocol using appropriate anatomical markers and positioning aids. Images are free of artifact and motion. Assure exams read in a timely manner and all logs are completed.

• Safely- All patients are screened for patient and technologist identification, patient history, and safety protocols. Medial history reviewed for exam indications and contraindications

1.2 ASSURE RADIOLOGY SUITE AND ADJACENT CLINICAL AND COMMON AREAS ARE PREPARED TO RECEIVE PATIENT/VISITORS.

• Equipment- assure all needed equipment is available and in working order, perform quality control per ACR and manufacturer – report ASAP any equipment errors or downtime directly to service vendor and manager, as well as clinical staff.

• Suite/Clinical and common areas- assure all needed medical supplies are ordered and stowed, assure exam room and patient areas are clean and equipment is cleaned per manufacturer, OSHA, DHEC and MUSC infection control guidelines. Report any environment issues timely to manager.

1.3 SUPPORT CULTURE OF SAFETY

• System Improvement- consistently looks for ways to improve safety by analyzing workflows, work area and identifying barriers.

• Ask Why?-

• See something say something- use PSI reporting system. Actively participate in group meetings by offering your comments and suggestions.

• Address problems of patient care as they arise and make decisions to appropriately resolve the problem, involve appropriate supervisor or other member of patient's care team as necessary

Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36” to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.

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