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Radiology Practitioner Assistant

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Radiology Practitioner Assistant provides medical services to patients in collaboration with a physician including, but not limited to: collecting and documenting data, physical examinations, conducting diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, ordering diagnostic studies and professional consultations and providing direct patient care services.


Certificate in Completion of a Radiology Practitioner Assistant Program recognized by the Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants (CBRPA).

Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants (CBRPA) upon hire.


  • Maintain current levels of education in emerging techniques, procedures and therapies by obtaining a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education each biennium as required by CBRP.

    Planning and organizational skills. Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with others.

    Essential Functions:

    • The RPA will evaluate the day's schedule of procedures with the supervising physician and determine where his/her skills will be best utilized.
    • The RPA, after demonstrating competency and under the guidance, supervision, and discretion of the supervising physician, will perform procedures including, but not limited to the following: Fluoroscopic procedures (static and dynamic), Ultrasound, Computed Tomography or Fluorscopic guided injections, Arthrograms, Myelograms, thoracentesis and paracentesis and Fistulagrams.
    • Evaluate medical images, review preliminary reports and images with a supervising physician, and prepare technical reports that will be reviewed and signed off by the supervising physician.
    • Assess and evaluate the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of patients.
    • Participate in patient management, including prescriptive powers for acquisition of additional imaging procedures, following review with the supervising physician.
    • Administer and/or order intravenous medications and contrast media, under the supervision of a physician
    • Maintain values congruent with the Behavioral Standards, as well as adhering to national, institutional and/or departmental standards, policies, and procedures regarding the standards of care for patients.

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information:

      Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , Radiology Practitioner Assistant, Healthcare , Normal, Illinois

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