X-ray Tech - Steward Medical Group
About Steward Health Care System
Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
The Steward Health Care Network includes 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.
Performs a wide variety of Radiographic procedures which require use of independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.
"Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
Following departmental guidelines, selects type and number of films to provide diagnostic information required. May choose to digress from established routine under special circumstances depending upon clinical condition of patient.
Prepares and positions patients relative to diagnostic equipment. Performs radiographic examinations with a high degree of accuracy, minimizing repeat films.
Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of working area.
Maintains flow of patients through area and quality of films under the direct supervision of the Technical manager.
Demonstrates knowledgeable operation of radiographic equipment with proper care given to radiation safety including collimation, shielding, and proper identification of films.
Maintains proper professional demeanor to patients, medical staff, and patients.
Performs all necessary functions to ensure effective patient care including clerical and transport/duties.
Assists Technical Manager in daily processor/film sensitometry.
Completes all patient tracking functions to ensure proper and accurate billing, report transcription, and film retrieval.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Successful completion of approved Radiologic Technology program
Level of knowledge associated with completion of Radiologic Technology program.
Associates degree in Radiologic Technology.
Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with Radiology clients.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to satisfactorily explain examination process to patients.
Certification/Licensure: Possess a valid Florida State license or temporary license and ARRT certification or eligible with one year to obtain.