Date Posted: August 22, 2023

Deadline: October 31, 2023

Organization: Spring Valley Family Practice (Lexington Medical Center)

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Currently possess and maintain SCRQSA certification for Limited Practice Radiographer in at least one of the following designations: General, Chest, Podiatric, Chiropractic and/or Bone Densitometry.
*Limited Radiographers practice in a variety of service lines within the outpatient setting. The designation held by the Ltd Radiographer must directly correlate to the expected scope of practice and duties to be performed within the service line(s) of which he/she is an employee. The Ltd Radiographer will not be allowed to perform scans in designations which they have not obtained/maintained).
Required Training: Successful completion an educational course or program that meets the requirements of the SCRQSA; Familiar with all phases of anatomy and exhibits ability to understand related function of radiology computer. Must possess skills necessary to treat patients of all ages.

Job Description:

Job Summary

Operates X-Ray equipment in the examination of patients in accordance with standard procedure and physician's instructions. Provides treatment/care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains a positive attitude. Has contact by phone, correspondence, or personal meetings with persons in other departments or outside the practice; tact is required in these contacts and the employee assumes the responsibility for harmonious relationships.
  • Demonstrates the appropriate communication of information to all ages. Responsiveness to all patients and office staff requests and needs.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, i.e., fire or disaster
  • Provides/Performs: Telephones (Answer, Transfer), Orders/Messages, Phone Triage(Physician – Orders, Patient Issues, etc., Patient – Concerns, treatment, etc., and Staff –Patient Care, Referrals, Precertification, etc.)
  • Understands and agrees to seek compliance with appropriate health and safety regulatory agencies. 
  • Performs Scheduling and assists with the following: Referrals, Appointments, Ancillaries, Surgeries (Inpatient, Outpatient), Hospital Admissions , Medical Records, and Documentation, 
  • Works with Forms and deals with chart Structure, Maintenance, Filing/Pulling (Diagnostic Reports, Transcription, Correspondence), Image Files , Faxing, Copying and Mail In/Mail Out.
  • Lab: Phlebotomy; Specimen Collection and Processing; Proficiency Testing; Results Reporting
  • Medication Management:
    • Intravenously (RN/LPN Only)
      • IV Push (RN Only)
    • Subcutaneously, Intramuscular Intradermal
    • Orally, Topical, Suppository, Sublingual, Inhalants
    • Storage and Handling
    • Ordering/Maintaining Levels
  • Patient Care:
    • Exam Room – Preparation & Maintenance
    • Conducts Patient Interview
    • Chaperone – Assists patients as needed
    • Assisting/Performing minor procedures
    • Triage (By telephone or in person)
    • Implement Physician Orders 
    • Patient Education
    • Results Reporting
    • Clinical Documentation

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operation of and responsibility for equipment (including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, ordering of supplies, log sheets and cleaning):. This could include general office equipment (i.e. fax, copier, etc.), patient care equipment (i.e. BP, Temperature, Scales, etc.), and specialized equipment (i.e. X-Ray, Bone Density, Ultrasound, Treadmill, Laboratory Equipment (Processing), Laser Equipment, Defibrillator, Holter Monitors, and Cardiac Pacemakers).
  • Apply knowledge of the principles of radiation protection for the patient, self, and others.
  • Determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic technique with a minimum of radiation exposure to the patients.
  • Apply knowledge of PACS or HIS to provide quality images for interpretation.
  • Follows HIPAA Guidelines.
  • In-service/Education: Certification/Licensure; Competency; Department Orientation; Annual Training.
  • Log Sheets/ Audits: Samples; Pharmacy; Mayday Equipment; Oxygen.
  • Stock instruments appropriately and maintain levels.
  • Performs appropriate actions for the storage, cleaning, and sterilization of equipment.
  • Maintains knowledge of and usage of necessary instruments.
  • Provides Support and Guidance for Clinical Policies and Procedures.
  • Other: Precertification/Authorization; Coding; E & M / Basic Visits; Office Procedures/ Complex Visits; Surgeries; Hospital Services; Correspondence; Statistical Reports; Accounts Payable; Payroll.
Full Time
Day Shift
M-Th:8a-5:15p F:8a-1p
Contact Name:
Tara Frazier
Contact Phone Number: 803-936-7012
Application Process:
Complete the candidate profile and apply at URL provided.
Employer Address:

229 Longtown Road
Columbia, SC 29229
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.