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Traveling Radiologic Technologist

companyPrisma Health UC by Wellstreet, LLC
locationColumbia, SC, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

We are growing! Come be a part of our growth!

***Relocation Assistance Available***

**Pay Rate $26 - $32 / hour Pay will be Commensurate with Experience**

**On days the Radiologic Technologist travels, they will receive a $2.00 an hour increase and mileage reimbursement**

ROLE & RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Identifies and prepares patients for X-Ray exams 
  • Performs diagnostic and/or therapeutic quality imaging procedures for patient care population
  • Operates modality specific and technical equipment related to patient care imaging, image processing, image transmission, image archiving, and computerized electronic medical records
  • Reviews patient history and shares any observations with Providers
  • Uses critical thinking principles in making decisions while following company’s policies
  • Keeps inventory and maintains supplies, to include stocking rooms
  • Knowledgeable about radiology equipment and ensures its proper operations
  • Minimize patients’ exposure to radiation during X- Ray Imaging through the application of shielding techniques and careful positioning of patients
  • Respond to and/or refer patient and pharmacy phone consultations, documenting appropriately in EMR
  • Travel - Responsible for monitoring traffic and road conditions to ensure prompt arrival time at the center requesting the x-ray. Responsible for sending over all reads to the radiology group, sharing those results with the provider, and documenting those results in the radiology binder. Must document travel time, mileage, etc appropriately
  • Manage and schedule patients’ appointments as needed
  • Offers and fills appropriate medications accurately in house as prescribed by physician
  • Collaborates with team on data and achieving length of stay goals for patient satisfaction and departmental goals
  • Assists with administrative and registration functions, when not performing radiological examinations
  • Consistently audits records for appropriate billing; identifies the correct procedure code is supported by diagnosis code
  • Accurately edits claims for modifiers in compliance with CMS, AMA, and CPT coding guidelines
  • Coordinates coding audits and addendums with registration staff for accurate and complete billing
  • Prepare patient(s) for and assist with examination and/or treatment
  • Perform triage and obtain vital signs
  • Obtain and accurately document patient history in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in timely manner
  • Collect and maintain all patient and business documents while always maintaining confidentiality 
  • Collect routine laboratory specimens, urinalysis and/or oral swabs (to include point of care testing)
  • Train and assist with our Occupational Medicine service line utilizing our current EMR system, drug screening, breath alcohol testing, audiograms, respiratory fit, pulmonary function testing and/or abiding by the systems and/or protocols set forth by company   
  • Understand and enforce standard health care regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for quality assurance program for compliance with CLIA waived laboratory and patient result trackers
  • Always ensure HIPAA and OSHA compliance 
  • Perform office procedures including all general administrative duties; ability to operate all office medical equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications   

  • Successful completion of an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) approved educational program
  • Must have American Registry of Radiologic Technologists credentials in Radiography (R). 
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and patient management skills
  • Ability to use EMR, PACS and basic knowledge of computer programs
  • For SC/Prisma Health Urgent Care - Must have South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association (SCQRSA) credentials.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and adequate, reliable transportation
  • Punctuality, communication, and reasonable response time is required
  • Required to travel within 10-15 miles of a clinic and will be required to respond during business hours
  • When not traveling between locations, the RT will remain at their assigned home clinic (or the clinic last performing an x-ray until the need for another x-ray arises) and perform the duties as in-house RT/CSR  
  • Upon being notified by a nearby center that a patient is present needing an x-ray, the RT will be notified and arrive to that site within a reasonable amount of time (25 minutes or less depending on travel time). Any delays should be reported immediately to their supervisor

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