Practical Radiology Technician PTR Urgent Care
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Primary City/State:Tempe, ArizonaDepartment Name: Ahwatukee-Urg
CareWork Shift: VariedJob Category:Clinical Care$1,000 Sign-On
Bonus!Great careers are built at Banner Health. Our medical imaging
and radiology team members play a key role in excellent patient
care.-- If you like the idea of making a positive change in
people's lives - apply today.Banner Urgent Care offers a
customer-focused team that provides a comprehensive range of Urgent
Care and Occupational Health services in a friendly work
environment. As a Radiologic Technologist or PTR you will work
alongside a passionate team of Providers, Medical Assistants and
Techs to help ensure our patients receive exceptional care. Our
urgent care schedule gives you a great work life balance; working;
3 days per week; 13hr shifts, 8am-9pm and 11am-midnight with
rotating weekends.*If selected, the recruiter will provide
eligibility criteria for the sign-on bonusDiscover the difference
at Banner Urgent Care. With hours from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., you'll
help care for patients in need of immediate medical attention. A
sprained ankle from a basketball game. A nagging cough that won't
go away. Whatever they're looking to treat, Banner Urgent Care is
ready to help. With minimal wait times, affordable service and
ultimate flexibility, Banner Urgent Care is a smart, sensible
choice for patients and another great employment option at Banner
This position performs prescribed chest and extremity radiographic
procedures in accordance with department/facility policies,
procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal
care/treatment to patient population. This position is responsible
for assisting clinicians and nursing staff in providing medical
care, as well as, implementing and evaluating direct patient care.
This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills
to provide an excellent patient experience.
1. Prepares patients for exam and treatment by taking and recording
vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and
recording chief complaint; documents pain scores as appropriate.
Reports condition of patient which may be indicative of change in
the patient's condition to the clinician.
2. Performs the setup, acquisition and processing of prescribed
radiographic procedures within the scope of their license and in
accordance with established departmental/facility policies and
procedures. Educates patients/families regarding the procedure
and/or treatment to be performed.
3. Assists providers with exams and minor in-office procedures
which could include taking patients' blood pressure, documenting
respiration and heart rate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as
performing phlebotomies, ear irrigation and EKG's. Acts as
chaperone as needed. Uses universal blood and body fluid
precautions at all times and personal protective equipment as
needed. Responsible for prioritization of patient flow through
4. Coordinates and manages patient care including
pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, prescriptions and
scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital and other ancillary
medical treatments and tests. Responsible for communicating test
results to patient. Acts as a resource to clinician in order to
provide optimal patient care. May administer medications in
accordance with established policies and procedures or as
5. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation in accordance with
established departmental/facility policies and procedures. This
includes, but is not limited to, complete medical records including
labs, authorizations, X-Rays, hospital records and any previous
care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides complete and
accurate information necessary for billing related to the patient
encounter in a timely fashion.
6. Maintains a clean, functional environment, including exam rooms
and storage areas. Cleans and disinfects equipment and instruments
using appropriate solutions, following sterilization procedures,
and following manufacturer's recommendations and OSHA guidelines in
handling of hazardous substances. Performs basic maintenance of
equipment and coordinates needed maintenance for prompt repairs.
Evaluates equipment quality control measurements in accordance with
established departmental/facility policies and procedures.
Trouble-shoots equipment problems and notifies appropriate
personnel to maintain equipment performance.
7. Orders supplies and stocks patient care areas. Monitors
inventory including medication/injectables and immunizations (e.g.
expired medications/equipment and recalls). This position will
complete all necessary on-boarding/orientation activities,
including simulation training, as needed or directed.
8. Ensures the efficient operation and workflow of the department
by coordinating patient workflow throughout the day. Ensures exam
rooms are stocked, performing room set-up, establishing patient
transport, and schedule coordination with multi-disciplinary team
9. This position independently performs prescribed radiographic
procedures within the scope of their license and performs as a
medical assistant under the direct supervision of the providers in
accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and
patient protocols. This position interacts with physicians;
patients and patients' families; other external contacts, such as
regulatory and health agencies, employees of other health care
institutions, community providers and agencies; and all levels of
staff in a variety of departments concerning the health care of the
patient. Prioritizes data from multiple sources to provide support
for the response of the patient and family to changes in health
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
National certification as a Practical Radiologic Technologist or
Limited Scope; licensure by state regulatory agency.
All direct patient care personnel are required to demonstrate
competent performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS)
techniques for adults, children and infants according to the
standards of a nationally recognized, standardized, credentialed
healthcare provider course every other year. Requires exceptional
interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to
manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized
Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with
Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an
Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Experience with office
medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance,
managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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