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Radiologic Technologist - Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg, Virginia
Job Type
19 May 2023
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates

The Radiologic Technologist (X-ray technologist, X-ray tech) is responsible for performing all radiology services and other basic nursing duties as assigned. In addition, they ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive environment while working in conjunction with physicians, advanced practice clinicians, front office and clinical staff.

This role is center-based and requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. It requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs.

Our teams utilize a collaborative working model to build connections across our centers and communities. The primary center for this position is Lynchburg, VA, though you may also operate in other local work sites on an as needed basis.

Primary Responsibilities:
Complete provider orders per state and provider regulations
Perform accurate X-rays as ordered by the provider while practicing radiation safety precautions to include ALARA
Prepare and transmit images to the radiologist for over-read, and report over-read results to providers
Retrieve and archive radiographic reports
Create/Burn CD's in compliance with HIPAA regulations
Perform detailed and accurate data collection during clinical intake of patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient history
Assist patients as needed with walking, transfer, specimen collection, exam prep, etc.
Complete occupational health testing including such services as urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, hair testing and physicals
Complete patient referrals and patient callbacks daily
Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper based documentation for all assessments and procedures
Other basic nursing duties as assigned such as new models of care and new types of procedures, etc.

Required Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
Licensed and accredited by ARRT and State, if applicable and required by law
Maintain CEU/CME's as applicable for licensure

Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years clinical experience in related field
Ability to perform venipuncture and lab specimen collections experience
Urgent care experience
Comfortable working independently without the support of another radiologic technologist
Experience performing all standard radiographic studies on pediatric and geriatric patients
Experience with computed and digital radiography
Experience with taking patient vitals
Experience performing venipuncture and lab specimen collection
Experience performing point of care testing (i.e. rapid strep, rapid flu, and urinalysis)
Experience performing employer health services (i.e. urine drug screen, breath alcohol testing, DOT examinations)
Experience documenting in electronic medical records and PACS

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  • Job Reference: 1010171742-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Optum
  • Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent