Job Posting: Performs x-rays on patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes within scope of practice as directed by physician/clinician. Additionally, this position performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. The responsibilities of this position are concurrent with CSMCF guidelines, all in accordance with CSMCF policies, practices, and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures, positioning patients on the examining table and adjusting equipment to obtain optimum views of specific body area (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal) as requested by physician
Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment for the radiological diagnosis
Assist medical provider in exam rooms
Able to assist the attending medical provider during examinations and minor surgeries
Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measure vital signs and document all information in patient's chart
Give instructions to patients as instructed by medical provider
Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare sterilization as required
Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/medical provider
Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)
Excellent interpersonal and customer services skills
Able to work independently or as a team in a highly organized fast-paced environment
Excellent multi-tasking ability; cooperative and willingness to assist others
Ability to read, write and comprehend medical information
Must have excellent computer and Microsoft Office application skills
Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities EDUCATION / CREDENTIALS 1. Ideal candidate will have 2-5 years' experience in an outpatient medical office setting; 2. High school diploma; some college preferred; 3. Current X-Ray Technician certification (Chest, Extremities and Torso-Skeletal to include Digital Radiography) in California; 4. Graduate of an accredited X-Ray program; 5. Medical Assistant certification; 6. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Card (BCLS) 7. Knowledge of medical terminology 8. Strong grammar, spelling and punctuation skills 9. Prefer experience with an Electronic Medical Record 10. Prefer experience with digital x-ray PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.