Location: 8100 S. Walker, Building C., Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Hours: Monday-Friday, as needed
Status: PRN Float to locations as needed, On call pay
To establish guidelines to identify the professional skills required for employment in the Operating Room radiology department. The technician will be requested to provide the necessary certifications and licensure to verify their education and training. They must exhibit clinical skills in their area of expertise.
Key tasks and responsibilities (essential functions)
Position is a part of the Operating Room staff in charge of x-ray and c-arm needed during surgical procedures.
Will monitor cases and procedures to familiarize his/her self with patients that will be requiring the need of any x-ray during his/her procedure?
Will check all equipment to ensure they are in proper working order.
Check patients chart and wristband to ensure proper identification.
Make certain all previous x-ray films are available to the attending physician.
Will ensure that all surgery personnel have been provided with safety equipment.
At the appropriate time and at the surgeon’s request, proceed with film using caution not to contaminate sterile barrier.
Identify and label all films with patient data.
Report back to surgeon with developed film. Wait in suite until surgeon is satisfied with the results.
The X-Ray technologist will assume the responsibility for preparing the appropriate course of action
Check x-ray equipment to ensure it is in proper working order according to Manufactures guidelines.
Will follow all policies and procedures set down for the radiology department.
Will assure the patient safety is secured at all times.
When assigned to the Operating Room, he/she will check the surgery scheduled to determine which cases require film.
Check with the operating surgeon for any special instructions in regards to patient positioning, type and size of film.
Will make available all surgery personnel safety equipment including
Instruct personnel in the dangers and hazards involved in radiation exposure.
Instruct personnel in proper course of action to prevent radiation exposure to patient and operating personnel.
The RTR will be responsible for the inventory in his/her area and ordering of supplies as deemed necessary.
Be responsible for maintenance of all x-ray equipment to ensure safety to the patient and operating personnel.
If a malfunction in any equipment occurs, notify the OR department manager so immediate mechanical repair can be accomplished.
Maintain x-ray files with duplicate report for expedient access of physicians.
Files are to be maintained for 5 years or area wide standards. All minor patient files will be maintained for 5 year or area wide standards. All minor patient files will be maintained until the age of majority. Prior to purging of maintaining the film at their private office.
Will be responsible for daily maintenance of equipment
Check x-ray machine if any malfunction occurs, report to the OR manger for proper repair and maintenance.
Check fluoroscopy equipment for proper functioning. If a malfunction occurs that requires repair, it will be reported to the surgery manager.
Check safety equipment. Replace badges every other month. Ensure there are no rips or tears in the lead apron material.
Check processor; notify proper personnel for cleaning and maintenance as indicated.
Assure that all x-ray chemicals are stored in their proper receptacle and place.
Will be expected to comply with all facility and department policies and procedures.
Will maintain high professional standards by:
Attendance of in-services.
Assist in education of personnel.
Participate in activities that will assist the facility personnel and administration to
provide ongoing improvement in patient service.
Adhere to codes for all professional Registered Radiological Technologist and facility
policies and procedures.
Licensure and Certification: Requires degree from an accredited school of radiology with active registration from the board of American registry of radiological technologists.
Experience required: Requires qualification as a Basic Life Support Provider, requires ability to see, hear, and speak due to patient care responsibilities. Requires the ability to distinguish between colors, requires analytical and organizational skills, effective communication skills, problem solving abilities and assertiveness.
Environmental and physical requirements –The employee works in a temperature controlled environment. Candidate must be able to read and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, computers skills, and communication skills to deal well with the public (customers) as well as peers. Vision for near, mid-range, and far accommodation. Hearing for low, medium and high pitch. Position exerts up to 50lb. of force occasionally and/or up to 20lb. of force frequently and/or up to 10lb, of force consistently to move object. Requires pushing, pulling, reaching, kneeling, stooping. Requires ability to work with hazardous materials. This position has been determined by the facility as having occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens and other infectious materials as defined by state regulations. All positions are responsible for adhering to and promoting its personal policies and procedures for the facility and for meeting the quality and customer service standards as specified by the facility.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic & Multi-Specialty Surgery (11702)
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