Radiologic Technologist - Health Express Urgent Care - Abington, Braintree, Quincy, Weymouth

Job Description Summary

Under the direction of the Department Manager, performs interpretive, patient care and technical functions to insure proper radiologic diagnosis of patients. We have full time, part time, and per diem positions available.

Job Description

Radiographer Duties:
• Performs x-rays ordered by the Provider to help diagnose a variety of medical problems
• Closely follows provider instructions
• Communicates effectively with all types of patients to gain their understanding and cooperation with radiographic testing
• Prepares radiographic equipment
• Assists patients in removal of garments or jewelry that that may interfere with the procedure
• Positions patients correctly
• Accurately captures the requested diagnostic image by setting the equipment to obtain the best density, detail and contrast of the area being imaged
• Takes preventative steps to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation
• Stores and maintains radiographic images according to clinic protocol
• Assists patients by copying or transferring x-ray images for use by their PCP or specialty physician
• Cleans and disinfects x-ray equipment using appropriate materials.
• Keeps x-ray suite well stocked, clean and orderly at all times
• Wears appropriate RAD badge at all times

Clinical Duties:
•Complies with all HIPPA regulations with regards to patient privacy
•Complies with all OSHA safety standards
•Obtains pertinent clinical information including the patient’s complaint, health history andmeasurement of vital signs
•Prepares patient for examination
•Prepares for all necessary procedures and treatments per established specifications
•Assists providers with examinations, procedures and treatments
•Performs wound irrigations, dressings, bandages wounds and incisions, and applies splints as wellas other tasks ordered by the Provider
•Performs diagnostic tests including eye exams, Pulse Ox, Peak flow and throat and nasal swabs
•Performs CLIA-waived lab tests; labels and processes specimens to send to the laboratory
•Performs daily office and laboratory opening and closing procedures
•Maintains emergency equipment for use at all times in a clean and safe condition
•Maintains supplies, stocks exam rooms, treatment areas and laboratory daily
•Sterilizes non-disposable instruments and disposes of contaminated supplies and medical wastein accordance with established standards
•Provides discharge instructions as ordered by the Provider
•Assists the Provider and front office staff to facilitate flow through the clinic in a timely andappropriate fashion
•Maintains proficiency in all areas by attending trainings as required
•Maintains CPR certification


• Graduation from an accredited Radiology Technologist program is required
• Massachusetts state licensure in Radiography is required
• Knowledge of medical terminology
• Basic computer skills
• Skill in obtaining and maintaining accurate medical records
• Ability to communicate clearly and show patience with patients
• Must be able to perform each essential duty related to examination, diagnostic and treatment room responsibilities satisfactorily
• Ability to initiate and complete tasks related to job duties without direct request of supervisor
• Ability to work well with others and be willing to help when needed
• Maintains strictest confidentiality of patient information
• Ability to multi-task with patients and other responsibilities