As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
This position is responsible for the production of diagnostic images of the highest quality within departmental and professional guidelines. Ideal candidate will have the ability to verbalize descriptions of orthopaedic conditions with basic understanding of anatomical structures and relationships with one another. Must be able to handle the coordination of patient flow, review charts for current information, ensure that the appropriate studies accompany the patient to the room, take a pertinent history, and ensure the provider’s orders are carried out.
Produce radiographs of optimum quality.
Position of all routine examinations according to Vinita Merrill’s Radiological book of positions to include Orthopaedics and fluoroscopy.
Operate radiological equipment according to departmental guidelines
X-ray equipment processor
Correctly identify radiographs with patient information and anatomical markers and place completed films on panoscope for interpretation.
Ensure preventive maintenance completed on equipment on quarterly basis.
Provide assistance with film library duties to include filing and retrieving patient film jackets.
Ensure digital radiographs are correctly identified with patient information and anatomical markers and storage is maintained.
Assist with application and removal of cast.
Responsible for patient flow of clinic.
Obtain vital signs.
Capturing and entering patient information into EMR.
Performance of basic laboratory test and entering results into EMR.
Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens.
Rooming of patients into exam rooms with preparation for exam and assisting provider with exam.
Ensuring appropriate documentation such as x-rays and laboratory reports are available for provider’s review.
Prepare, clean and stock exam rooms for clinic.
Ensure provider’s orders are carried out:
Under direction of provider will schedule PT/OT, surgery and diagnostic tests to include pre-authorization and notification of patient.
Assist provider with procedures as necessary.
Ensure accurate ICD-9 and CPT-4 codes are recorded.
Ability to cross cover in other clinical departments.
Demonstrates service oriented approach when dealing with patients, visitors and staff.
Participates in professional in-services, departmental and clinical staff meetings.
Demonstrates universal precautions and proper handling of bio-hazardous waste.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to set priorities and manage time and resources efficiently.
Excellent assessment, communication and listening skills.
Ability to work as part of the multidisciplinary team, accepting and giving feedback appropriately.
Ability to make decisions, think pro-actively and accept change.
Excellent record keeping and written communication skills.
Ability to remain current on technological aspects of equipment and maintain skill competency.
An Associate's degree is required
At least a year of experience is required
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.