Radiology

X-Ray cum GRO

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Work Type: Full Time

As a part of the Radiology team within QMC, he/she would be responsible to create x-ray images of parts of the human body using radiographic equipment to support the visa medical process.

Role and Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility:

•    To run the X-RAY unit to ensure maximum efficiency with zero error.

•    To demonstrate a working knowledge of maintenance of all instruments and equipment safely.

•    To facilitate medical diagnosis by doing chest, abdominal, pelvic, head, neck, and extremities x-ray.

•    To promote cross training in the different units of the center to ensure continuity during absence from

•    work.

•    To facilitate surgical diagnosis by pre-and/or postoperative x-ray (if required)

•    Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure

Safety of patients and staff.

•    Managing radiology appointments schedule for referral and new applicants through  EQMS system


Checking freedomnano software for referral x-ray generated.

•    Follow the SOP to ensure that all reports are uploaded onto the central system and address any

insufficiencies by providing additional details as and when required.

•    Ensure that the applicants have collected all their belonging and valuable items before leaving X-Ray room post the x-ray capture.

•    Check the applicant details with the system before starting the x-ray process. 

•    To re-check the applicant details before uploading the image/s in the PACS in order to prevent wrong image uploading.

•    Taking utmost care of maintaining applicant confidentiality.

•    Check Pregnancy status of Females applicants.

•    Collection of feedback through C-Sat device.



Essential Functions:

    Clear understanding of the process involved in capturing X-RAY in a visa medical process.

    Establishing personal rapport with customers.

    Set up x-ray rooms, ensuring that all necessary equipment is ready as per the SOP.

    Explain procedures and observe patients/applicants to ensure safety and comfort during scan

    Instructing the patients/applicants to undergo the appropriate positions to get accurate images while being courteous

always.

    Preventing exposure from certain areas of the patient’s/applicants body so they do not get exposed to radiation

    Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following

manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment

    inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

    Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed

supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

    Complies with state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation;

anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed

actions wherever required.

    Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing

professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

    Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

    Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions

    Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices;

moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.

    Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam

restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.

    Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug

protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the

emergency cart.

    Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures;

developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.

    Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

    Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


Metrics & Organization Management: 

Performance Metrics: 

•    Turn Around Time (TAT) –

The total time taken between the submission of required documents for execution and upload the final report on the software system

•    Clarity of Images Produced –

All test reports to be processed with utmost clarity

•    Adherence to Policies & Procedures –

Adherence to -

1. A code of conduct i.e. set of rules that become a standard for all employees under different circumstances in the workplace.

2. Behavioral standards -the reasonable standards of behavior that are expected of them in the workplace. This includes collaborating with coworkers, time keeping, ownership of assigned tasks, ability to take additional responsibilities etc.

•    Customer Satisfaction – CSAT score as agreed 


OM & Reporting: 

•    Administrative reporting to the Center Manager

•    Functional Reporting to the  X-Ray Supervisor or directly to Medical Director, Corporate Office


Qualifications, Experience and Education Requirements: 

•    Diploma of Medical Technology specialized in X-Ray from one of the accredited institutes. 

•    Minimum 2 years’ experience as an X-Ray Technician

•    Acceptable computer skills


Mandatory Skills: 

•    Self-motivated and keen to update his scientific base per the latest publications in the field of interest. 

•    Accurate, honest, has high level of humanity, and presentable. 

•    Self-hygienic 

•    Courteous 


Preferred Skills: 

•    Critical Thinking 

•    Quality management skills 

•    Computers and Electronics 

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