Full-Time X-Ray Technologist (Solvang)

Alta Orthopaedics

2027 Village Lane near Suite 101

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compensation: DOA
employment type: full-time
job title: X-Ray Technologist
Alta Orthopaedics has been providing expert orthopaedic and sports medical care to Santa Barbara and Solvang for over 30 years. They combine state-of-the-art orthopaedic practices with compassionate, personalized care. Alta is a BUSY practice and wants to hire individual(s) who are committed to teamwork, excellence, and personalized care with the patients.

About the Role:
The role of the X-Ray Technician is to attain accurate radiological images as requested by the physician while maintaining a safe encounter for the patient, the staff, and them themselves. The X-Ray Technician will also assist the professional staff in applying casts, braces/splints, bandaging, and other procedures needed for the Alta patients.
Job Responsibilities:
• Show to work on time with a clean and presentable appearance.
• Perform x-rays producing accurate quality images as requested by medical provider.
• Wears/utilizes film badge and turns in/replaces monthly per the standard
• Make copies of patient’s films as requested
• Follow all state and federal compliance standards required
• Assist in the general maintenance of the x-ray machine and its components
• Assure any necessary reports are available to accompany the patient during their visit
• Assist the treating professional during the patient encounter
• Acquires any needed information from the patient’s electronic medical record.
• Assisting with the ordering of supplies and managing storage of them.
• Work with other staff members in a collaborative manner
• Assist with the answering of phones, taking messages, and scheduling as needed
• Maintaining a clean environment including shared cleaning duties.
• Maintain HIPPA Compliance
• Attending meetings as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education:
• Active Radiological Technician license for the state of California
• Fluoroscopy License
• Employee will have a minimum of a high school diploma

Skills Required:
• Excellent communications: verbal, non verbal, written
• Good interpersonal skills
• Able to take appropriate x-rays based on medical provider’s request
• Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
• Ability to problem solve for good outcomes
• Strong computer skills including:
o Microsoft Office
o Practice management/Appointment schedules
o Scanning
o Printing
o Copying of files and CD’s
• Familiarity with medical legal needs within a medical office
• Data Entry
• Good understanding of anatomical terms and orthopedic injuries
• Belief that their efforts are an important piece to the patient experience.

Reports to:
• Directly to the Practice Manager
• Partners and Medical Professionals have indirect oversight as well

Work Environment:

• Work area is temperate and well lit
• Limited exposure to x-ray. Film Badge provided to measure dosing
• May use sharp edged device to remove cast
• Moderate noise level including voices, printers, and ringing phones
• Use of headset
• Walking surfaces are low nap carpet, tile, and manufactured flooring

Physical Requirements:

• Primarily a standing and walking position
• Up to 80% on the computer
• Lifting requirement is normally less than 40#
• Walking distances are occasional and no greater than 50 yards unless walking to or from the parking garage,
but performed repetitively
• Mild to moderate phones
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7746874886



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