The CORE Institute team is dedicated to making the lives of others better by practicing exceptional patient care. If you would like to be part of a dedicated, dynamic healthcare team in a challenging, rewarding environment, The CORE Institute is the right place for you to grow your career.
The CORE Institute delivers integrated, comprehensive musculoskeletal and neurological care. The CORE Institute is built upon a foundation of pioneering research, academics, community service, and a passion for excellence in patient care. The organization continues to be a leader in payor-reform initiatives, and it is at the forefront of systems-based quality programs which drive value and improve the quality of patient care.
As The CORE Institute continues to grow, we are looking for Special Procedures Radiology Technician in our Sun City West Spine Center.
Please see below for the functions and requirements to be a Special Procedures Radiology Technician with The CORE Institute.
- Determines the patient x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from the physicians.
- Provides assistance to the physicians or other Rad Tech’s in the performance of more complex procedures.
- Positions the patient on the examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by the physician.
- Explain procedures to the patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation.
- Collect and maintain records of patients examined, examinations performed and patient medical histories, views taken and technical factors used.
- Prepares and sets up the x-ray room for the patient. Assures that sterile and non-sterile supplies are present and in working order.
- Positions the x-ray equipment and adjusts the controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance.
- Completes quality control activities, monitors equipment operation, and report equipment issues to the manager.
- Coordinate the work of other Rad Techs when procedures require more than one person.
- Performs general administrative tasks such as answering telephones, scheduling patients or pulling films.
- The job holder must demonstrate current competencies for job position.
- Associates Degree in Radiology Technology and current ARRT certification.
- Two - four years experience with special procedures in a hospital or clinic environment.
- Knowledge of routine fluoroscopy and examinations of the head and extremities under the supervision of a physician.
- Knowledge of examination protocols.
- Knowledge of HIPAA and OSHA rules and regulations related to Radiology and health care.
- Knowledge of safety requirements within the department.
- Skill in production of radiology exams
- Skill in obtaining patient information via the computer.
- Skill in maintaining professional relationships with patients, family members and the public.
- Skill in using film processors.
- Ability to effectively care for patients
- Ability to communicate clearly to patients, family members and staff.
- Ability to maintain professional relationships with providers
- Ability to perform administrative tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS
- Normal office environment.
- Some travel within community.
- Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.
- Some bending and stretching required.
- Manual dexterity using a calculator and computer keyboard.
- HOPCo Mission, Vision and Values must be read and signed.