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Limited Permit Imaging Tech

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Butte
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:A Limited X-ray Machine Operator (LMXO) performs radiographic procedures according to Montana State Licensure guidelines to obtain desired radiographic results according to provider specifications. The LXMO position transfers patients for examinations, uses ionizing radiation for radiographic diagnosis, and assists with the x-ray examination process, under the direction of a Licensed Radiologic Technologist and/or Radiologist. The LXMO is only allowed to work when a Registered Radiologic Technologist is on duty and present in the same facility and performs the following duties:Scope:Ability to appropriately access, manage and accurately update patient medical records through Hospital Electronic Medical Record Information Systems.Maintains patient confidentiality as outlined by privacy and HIPAA guidelines.Practices according to the ARRT Standards of EthicsEducates, interviews, screens and explains imaging and safety procedures to patients regarding the biological effects of radiation and/or magnetic field protection and safety prior to beginning any imaging procedure to reduce anxiety and obtain patient cooperation.Positions patient on imaging table and utilizes immobilization devices as warranted for safety or to obtain optimum views of specified areas of the body as requested by a Physician and following protocols developed by a Radiologist.Administers contrast media orally or in intravenous administration according to Radiologist and/or Pharmacy guidelinesMonitors patient during procedures either through direct contact, by the use of two-way voice communication or through control room window and/or closed circuit TV screen.Practices universal safety precautions, radiation protection techniques and magnetic field education to minimize exposure to patient, self and staff.Performs x-ray examinations in accordance with the Limited Permit issued in the state of practice.Participates in and ensures continuing education activities as supported and value-added to the current position are continually completed to maintain competency and quality of patient care.Complete position specific competencies annually.May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCERequired:Enrolled with active participation in an accredited Radiologic Technology ProgramCurrent clinical rotation facility is St. James HealthcareCERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION, LICENSERequired:ARRT within 6 months of hireBLS within 60 days of hireCurrent Montana Limited Permit to perform radiographic examinations - an individual may work for only one term, of 6 months, with State limited permitPhysical Requirements:Anticipated job posting close date:Location:St James HospitalWork City:ButteWork State:MontanaScheduled Weekly Hours:8The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$20.64 - $23.12We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Bozeman , Limited Permit Imaging Tech, Other , Butte, Montana

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