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DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN-Family Medicine

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 21355
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 12011055633173-Family Medicine
Location: 0200

Overview

What you will be doing:

Follows lab procedures for specimen collection, handling and processing

Adheres to patient test management protocols to provide overall quality assurance from the pre-analytic, analytic, to the post-analytic phases of testing to include proper identification.  Clarifies discrepancies in test orders with physician or Diagnostic Supervisor.

Performs and documents instrument maintenance and calibration as needed.

Maintains required clerical records for Lab and X-Ray (i.e., patient logs, requests, results, reagent log, addendums, critical or flagged reports).

Participates in proficiency testing as assigned.

Performs all activities necessary to produce correct x-rays (i.e., patient I.D., patient gowning, handling of injured patients, positioning of patients, labeling and determining correct exposure to produce optimum x-rays in an efficient manner).

Assists Supervisor in teaching and training of lab/x-ray procedures for new personnel.

Performs other patient care duties when required.

Carries out EXAMINE protocols accurately and in a timely manner.  Keeps informed of updates, new clients, and related changes in policy.

Assists the Diagnostic Supervisor in maintaining the appropriate laboratory and X-ray supplies as required by department guidelines.

 

What is required:

High School or GED Diploma

Must have MLT, MT and/or AART certification. Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent or AART certification.

One year of experience in patient care is preferred.

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