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X-Ray Technician/Medical Assistant (AssociatesMD)

Company: Bright Health
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

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Our Mission is to Make Healthcare Right. Together. Built upon the belief that by connecting and aligning the best local resources in healthcare delivery with the financing of care, we can deliver a superior consumer experience, lower costs, and optimized clinical outcomes.
What drives our mission? The company values we live and breathe every day. We keep it simple: Be Brave. Be Brilliant. Be Accountable. Be Inclusive. Be Collaborative.
If you share our passion for changing healthcare so all people can live healthy, brighter lives - apply to join our team.

Job Summary:
AssociatesMD, a part of Neuehealth, which is a Bright Health Group company is seeking a Radiologic Technician. This position is responsible for operating X-ray equipment that assists physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease and/or injury. Secondarily responsible for providing professional care for patients under the supervision of the physician or clinician. Assists the physician, clinician, and general staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as a liaison between the patients, medical team, and staff.
Primary Job Responsibilities:


  • Prepares patients for radiologic procedures.
  • Protects patient, self, and other staff from radiation hazards.
  • Takes X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients and includes implementing infection control procedures for the work area.
  • Positions patients and takes X-rays of specific parts of the patient's body as requested by physicians.
  • Completes daily log and forwards to a radiologist for reading.
  • Copies X-rays discs upon patient/physician request.
  • Maintains required records including patient records and daily log books.
  • Performs quantity and quality control checks to ensure the X-ray unit meets standards that are required by laws, rules, and departmental policies.
  • Complies with safety standards.
  • Cleans, maintains, and makes minor adjustments to radiographic equipment, including determining equipment repairs.
  • Maintains radiographic supplies, film, and orders as necessary.
  • Technician will function as a medical assistant when required by assigned practice.

    Secondary Responsibilities

    • Records the patient's chief complaint and conducts the following measures as part of the vitalization process.
    • Assists the attending physician or clinician in the completion of screening tools.
    • Assists the attending physician or clinician in the completion of screening tools.
    • Ensures the examination room is stocked with the necessary supplies and materials for the administration of medical care.
    • Will prepare the examination room based on the scheduled medical service and disinfects the examination room after each use and in accordance with infection control procedures.
    • Executes given orders from the attending physician or clinician.

      Education:

      • Associate's degree in radiological technology from an accredited X-ray technician program, or equivalent experience.
      • Current state X-Ray Technology certificate or license.
      • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist registration preferred.

        Experience:

        • One to three years of experience as an X-ray technician, preferably in a medical practice environment.

          Performance Requirements:

          • Knowledge of X-ray procedures and protocols. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform X-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement.
          • Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.
          • Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying the supervisor.
          • Skill in following infection control and radiological safety procedures.
          • Ability to lift and position patients for the type of X-ray procedure required.
          • Ability to notice the detail in drawings and differences in shapes and shadings.

            Physical Requirements:

            • Must possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the tasks normally associated with an X-Ray Technician such as standing six to eight hours per day.
            • Involves bending, stooping, squatting, reaching above the shoulders, twisting, turning, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
            • Heavy lifting of 75+ lbs. required to move equipment and transfer patients.
            • Bright Health is committed to following the federal government guidelines for vaccination requirements, ensuring the safety of our employees, and helping protect the people we serve. Certain positions, including this position, require full vaccination against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law unless approved for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief.



              We're Making Healthcare Right. Together.
              We are realizing a completely different healthcare experience where payors, providers, doctors, and patients can all feel connected, aligned and unified on the same team. By eradicating the frictions of competing needs, we are making it possible to give everyone more of what they want and deserve. We do this by:

              Focusing on Consumers
              We understand patient pain points, eliminating complexity while increasing transparency, for greater access and easier navigation.

              Building on Alignment
              We integrate and align individual incentives at all levels, from financing to optimization to delivery of care.

              Powered by Technology
              We employ our purpose built, integrated data platform to connect clinical, financial, and social data, to deliver exceptional outcomes.




              As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of Bright Health, our consumers, and the communities we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Keywords: Bright Health, Pembroke Pines , X-Ray Technician/Medical Assistant (AssociatesMD), Healthcare , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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