Radiologic Technologist, FMC Lexington

Location: Lexington, KY, United States
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide.
We are seeking Radiologic Technologist Services for an available contract opportunity to provide services to the inmate population at the Federal Medical Center, Lexington, located in Lexington, Kentucky.

Available Position(s): Radiologic Technologist 

Place of Performance: Radiologic Services will be performed in the Health Service Department at the FMC and FPC; both facilities are located at 3301 Leestown Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40511. Radiologic Technologist services at the FMC will be performed in the radiology room located on the second floor of the “B” Building and at the FPC in the radiology room located on the third floor of the “A” building.

Facility Information: The Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Lexington, Kentucky is an administrative facility for male inmates. The facility also has an adjacent minimum security satellite camp for female inmates. FMC Lexington is located 7 miles north of Lexington on U.S. Highway 421.

Work Schedule:  The Contractor will normally work weekdays, Monday through Friday, including federal holidays and will not exceed six (6) sessions per day, five (5) days a week. A session is defined as an hour. The Contractor will generally work 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. with an unpaid 30 minute lunch each day. However, the hours may be adjusted to meet the needs of the institution

Period of Performance: 60 months (5 years) and it can be extended for an additional 6 months.

Description of Duties: 
Work in a non-discriminatory and unbiased fashion, with an inmate population from a variety of cultural, racial, religious gender and ethnic backgrounds.
Evaluate radiographic equipment for calibrations and repairs. Participate in quality assurance processes.
Possess knowledge of basic emergency situations that may occur during special radiographic procedures.
Schedule exams and maintain electronic health records and schedules.
Work closely with Health Information and non-medical staff to schedule appointments.
Possess knowledge of various pathological abnormalities as demonstrated by radiographic imaging.
Independently assess and select technical exposure factors and positions necessary to obtain a proper quality diagnostic exam.
Receive patients and explain procedures to alleviate undue anxiety.
Independently perform all radiographic procedures; i.e., chest, bone, skull, spines, and portable x-rays, etc.
If needed, collect dosimetry badges; prepare dosimetry badges packaging and badge submission; receive dosimetry badges and report.
Notify the referring healthcare provider of any preliminary abnormalities seen while patient is undergoing an exam, so that additional views or exams can be ordered if needed.
Coordinate transfer of patient radiologic records to ensure continuity of care.
Work with the Clinical Director or designee and the staff x-ray technician to ensure monitoring and evaluation activities are completed.
Act as liaison between radiologist and medical staff.
Receive training and orientation and comply with correctional techniques as they pertain to medical services.
Develop a working knowledge of the FMC medical protocols.
Wear outer protective clothing and obey CDC universal precautions at all times. Function in other duties commensurate of a Radiological Technician.
Computerization and printing of daily log.
Computerization and printing of exam requisitions.
Printing of all folder and exam labels
Completing of all x-ray studies ordered by the medical staff.
Maintenance of all media formats and preparation for x-ray shipment to the radiologist for interpretation.
Responsible for filing discs in accordance with filing procedures, pulling discs for staff if needed for med trips, appointments, etc. & pulling discs (from a provided roster) for staff to mail to the their next institution. • Transport of x-rays to radiologist for interpretation if needed; Transport all x-rays from radiologist after interpretation if needed.
Assisting the staff with maintenance of equipment and supplies, and notifying staff when supplies are needed.
Conducting quality assurance and other duties as assigned.

The BPA employee shall be fully licensed to perform radiological procedures by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. The BPA employee should also be licensed by any state or U.S. territory. 
The Contractor must be Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certified, in accordance with the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
The contractor must possess of their graduation from an accredited school of radiology technology.
The individual selected to perform these services must be able to pass a drug screening and law enforcement agency background check.

Attire: The Contractor is expected to wear professional clothing while on duty. Although scrub uniforms are approved, they should not be khaki in color. The attire worn shall also be appropriate for the correctional environment in which the contract employee will be performing and should not be tight fitting or low cut without an undershirt. If the Contractor is not dressed appropriately, they will not be allowed within the institution until the appropriated uniform is presented. The FMC will not be charged for the delay in service

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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