Southern Arizona Urgent Care is currently seeking an experienced Radiologic Technologist. The right candidate will have proven experience with diagnostic-quality radiographic images that are critical to diagnosing patient illnesses and/or injuries. The candidate must be extremely organized with an eye for detail, keep on task, be willing to take on a leadership role in his/her team and be open to performing other duties. The Radiologic Technologist must possess the ability to communicate effectively with patients, providers and other staff. A professional attitude and critical thinking skills are a must. An Associates Degree, MRTBE and ARRT certification, and current BLS are required. 1-2 years experience is preferred. This is a full-time hourly position. We offer medical, dental, vision and 401(k) benefits. Compensation DOE.
Line of Authority/Reports to: Super Team Provider, VP of Compliance, EVP of Administration
Works with: Management, Super Teams and Patients
- Current licensure as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Arizona
- Graduate from an Accredited School in Applied Sciences Radiography
- Minimum 2 years experience as a certified Radiologic Technologist
- Demonstrate skills, knowledge and experience as a Radiologic Technologist
- Ability to work in stressful situations with a professional demeanor
- Be physically able to work long hours on feet and maneuver disabled patients if required
- Have mechanical and manual aptitudes to operate sophisticated diagnostic imaging equipment
- Be able to work a flexible schedule, weekends, holidays and evenings
- Knowledge of the inherent danger of radiation and the need for constant measurement and recording of radiation exposure
- Occasionally drive to other locations
- Maintain a current and valid Driver’s License.
- Knowledge of the triage process
- Knowledge of lab protocols
- Experience supervising staff
- Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients up to 300 lbs., manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking for extensive periods. Requires corrected vision to 20/20 and hearing to normal range.
- May involve exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a medical practice environment.
Duties and Areas of Responsibility:
- Maintains patient confidentiality
- Understands, adheres to, and stays current on all policies and procedures of
- Southern Arizona Urgent Care, including OSHA regulations, CPR
- Greets and escorts patients from the waiting room to the exam room and obtains medical history and vital signs
- Responsible for creating a safe and comfortable environment for each patient
- Understands and complies with Provider’s orders in obtaining x-rays
- Understands all regulations that promote safety regarding protection to self, patient’s, coworkers from unnecessary radiation
- Must have strength of character to work with each patient’s challenges i.e. illness, anxiety, handicapped, elder) with a calm, compassionate and professional demeanor
- Understands the proper positioning of patients to assist in obtaining the best quality x-rays and images
- Understands settings on equipment to obtain the best density, detail, and contract of the area being imaged
- Able to ensure preventative steps are taken to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation
- Uses knowledge of anatomy and physiology to help the Provider diagnose problems
- Able to communicate calmly, compassionately and professionally with all different types of patients including the elderly, ailing and handicapped
- Understands the importance of safety and use of PPE equipment
- Understands how to adjust radiation levels and use precautionary measures depending on the type of procedure being performed
- Is familiar with different organs and tissues within the body and their various levels of sensitivity to radiation
- Able to work under pressure during high patient volume and critical patient situations
- Proficient in all aspects of Southern Arizona Urgent Care’s services, including but now limited to: running laboratory tests, checking in and out process, EMR, triaging patients and dispensing medications
- Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment
- Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, all staff, and the public
- Ability to communicate clearly, interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures
- Able to read, understand and respond to detailed oral or written instructions
Work Habits & Attitudes:
- Understand all aspects of the EMR (Electronic Medical Records) system
- Working knowledge of office procedures, organizational policies and procedures, systems and office management practices
- Ability to work under pressure and with a diverse population
- Skills in identifying and resolving problems exercising initiative and judgment
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with super teams, patients, medical staff, co-workers and the public
- Ability to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Knowledge of basic arithmetic
- Proficiency in the operation of a computer and other office equipment.
- Ability to sit for extended periods of time; push, pull and reach; occasionally bend stoop and stretch
- Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment
- Have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports and the ability to focus
How to Apply:
All applicants MUST fill out and submit the Employment Application corresponding to the position along with resume.
- Click the button below to fill out the online application.
- Attach Resume and any other important documentation.
You can also apply in person at any of our locations.