Under the supervision of the Radiology Supervisor and the clinical direction of the radiologist, independently performs radiographic examinations; prepares and administers contrast media and medications; reviews studies for overall quality; performs record keeping and computerized image archiving; serves as the primary liaison between patients and radiologists and other members of the support team, as well as between the Imaging Center and the Operating Room; uses good communication and patient care skills; uses professional and ethical judgment and critical thinking when performing their duties; uses equipment, materials, and systems according to policies, procedures, and practice standards; performs duties using appropriate professional and ethical behavior
Shift times are typically: 9:30am-6pm or 3pm-11pm. Occasional on-call required.
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access
Description of Information
Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes
Education/Experience: Graduated from accredited Radiological Technologist Program RT (R); Knowledge of general radiology and practice required.
Certificates and Licenses: Registered ARRT; Current Kansas state radiology licensure and may require additional state licensure based on population served; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment; additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.