X-Ray Technician/Medical Assistant

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Riviera Beach

Primary Purpose

Perform laboratory and x-ray duties under the direction of Center Manager/physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, documenting medical records and understanding billing, and coding for insurance purposes as related to digital x-ray and lab.

Clinical duties may also include taking and recording vital signs recording medical histories, preparing patients for examination and drawing blood.

Essential Job Functions

  • Completion of basic x-ray as ordered by provider using digital x-ray and electronic medical record systems
  • Completion of lab duties as ordered by providers or following standing order protocols
  • Adherence to OSHA Blood Borne exposure guidelines, universal precautions and compliance with other policies and safeguards in the administration of x-ray or lab
  • Maintenance of HIPPA protections and ensuring an environment that protects the confidentiality of patient personal health information in the lab, x- ray suite and in the general health center
  • Communicates systematically with providers, lab vendors, and radiologist to ensure timely and efficient administration and results for lab and x-ray
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly quality control tests and develop reports documenting continuous quality improvement activities to the Medical Director
  • Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in electronic medical records
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications diets and physicians’ instructions to patients
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Current Florida X-ray technician certification
  • Experience completing lab procedures to include competence in routine and complex blood drawing procedures
  • Experience with computerized and digital technologies
  • Knowledge of handling administrative tasks and the information and techniques needed to assist a provider to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities
  • Ability to orally communicate effectively, with others, with or without the use of an interpreter
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services
  • Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to endure short, intermittent, and/or long periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties
  • Transport him/herself to other departments, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off- site locations to accomplish job responsibilities, attend meetings, workshops, seminars,
  • Accomplish job duties using various 1ypes of equipment/supplies, g. pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboard, telephone, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Successful completion of Medical Assistant program
  • Current Florida certification as an x-ray
  • Ability to interact and work with diverse populations
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Previous experience in a patient care setting
  • Knowledge of universal precautions and exposure prevention standards

Flexible schedule allowing for weekend and evenings as needed

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