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Job Summary

Proliance Eastside Surgery Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., is seeking a full-time X-Ray Technologist to join our team in Kirkland, WA.

Job Description

Posted: 04/25/2019
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Kirkland, WA

The Registered X-Ray Technician is responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation to patients for procedure purposes. Also fulfills the goals and contributes to the overall purpose and objectives of the surgery center.

Registration or Certificates:

  • Current Registration for Washington state
  • Successful completion of BLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS certification

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate with physicians and patients
  • Ability to perform while under stress
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to document accurately and concisely
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Knowledge of x-ray equipment

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Occasionally exposed to risk of blood-borne diseases or body fluids that might carry infection. Primarily works in climate-controlled area.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is of Heavy physical demand (50 lbs & up)
  • Manual dexterity needed to operate computer and for intricate equipment set-up
  • Good visual and hearing acuity for discussions with staff, patients, vendors, etc., in person and/or by telephone

Primary Position Responsibilities:

Job Knowledge

  • Assists physician with imaging procedures
    • Operates mobile x-ray equipment
    • Maintains safe, orderly work area and practices using safety factors
    • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of field using continuing education and in-service
    • Participates in the performance improvement process and activities including the areas of safety, infection control, patient satisfaction, physician satisfaction, documentation, compliance with OSHA standards and risk management
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all equipment to provide a safe environment for patients, physicians and staff
    • Ensures equipment is maintained per recommended requirements
    • Demonstrates startup procedures, calibration of equipment and troubleshooting
    • Regularly inspects equipment and lead aprons to ensure it is in proper working order
    • Maintains logbooks pertaining to radiation.
    • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of radiation safety to provide a safe environment for patients, physicians and staff
    • Ensures radiation-monitoring devices are used at all times
    • Monitors results of monitoring devices
    • Monitors efficacy of shielding devices
    • Recognizes when control limits have been exceeded and takes appropriate action
    • Provides for staff education as needed

Responsibilities

  • Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
    • Demonstrates competent usage of proper body mechanics in all activities
    • Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor
    • Completes all employee/patient incident documentation in a thorough and timely manner, as required by facility policy
    • Demonstrates complete understanding of established emergency procedures for department and facility.
    • Practices infection control and standard precautions as instructed or trained
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by manager
  • Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation
  • Strives to be professional, courteous, helpful and cooperative

Compliance

  • Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation

Service Satisfaction

  • Understands and observes patients’ privacy and medical record confidentiality
  • Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional environment
  • Displays a caring and responsive attitude and conducts all activities respecting patient, family and employee rights and expectations
  • Maintains confidentiality of all facility and patient information as required by facility policy
  • Fosters a positive and professional environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please submit your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to ProOrthoJobs@proliancesurgeons.com.

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  • We regret we are not in position to personally respond to all applicants

About Proliance Surgeons, Inc. P.S.:

Proliance Surgeons, Inc., P.S. is one of the largest surgical practices in the country. Specializing in Orthopedics, Ear Nose & Throat, General Surgery and Ophthalmology, our physicians provide care at over 70 facilities in King, Snohomish, Pierce, Skagit and Benton counties of Washington. See www.proliancesurgeons.com for more information about our practice.



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