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SCC - Radiologic Technologist - Per Diem

Description

Summary

Under
the general direction of the department leader and the clinical direction of
the Radiologist, perform radiographic procedures at a technical level not
requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Perform a variety of technical procedures as
directed by a physician, serving patients of all ages, and requiring
independent judgment to apply ionizing radiation for radiological
diagnosis. The majority of patients will
be from the adult and geriatric age groups.
Perform a variety of patient contact duties that may include educating
patients/families to safety protocols and to routine diagnostic procedures.
Utilize the Meditech Admissions and Radiology Modules for patient
processing. Employ
(CR) Computerized Radiography for digital capture of diagnostic images. Ensure
that images are archived properly in Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH)
PACS and efficiently transmitted to Teleradiology for interpretation.

Radiographer
II

Work with and
provide instruction to radiography students on clinical rotation at SRN. May provide input for department employment
decisions and individual staff progress.
Actively engage in quality control and quality improvement activities.
Contribute positively to meeting targeted departmental retake rate. Provide periodic staff oversight in the
absence of the department leader or Radiology III position. Complete and maintain clinical ladder
requirements for the Radiographer II position.

Radiographer III

Complete
additional responsibilities as outlined in Radiographer II. Provide input on
budget, purchasing and human resource matters. Work collaboratively with the IS
department and CR/PACS vendors on projects and issues that directly impact
Radiology services. Assume oversight responsibility in the absence of the departmental
leader. Complete and maintain clinical
ladder requirements for Radiographer III position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Radiographic equipment is operated according to established
    guidelines.
  • Diagnostic radiology services are provided for patients of all
    ages applying the principals of radiation protection and in adherence to
    department policy and procedure.
  • Patient
    requests are processed in Meditech Radiology Module and required information
    systems per established guidelines.
  • Patient
    care and education is provided for performance of procedures.
  • Immediate
    or emergency patient care interventions are taken as necessitated by patient
    condition and per hospital guidelines.
  • Proper
    patient positioning and technique selection is used to ensure radiograph
    technical quality standards. Contributes positively to meeting departmental
    goal of a retake analysis.
  • Radiation
    safety principles, contact precautions, proper handling of requisitions, and
    pre/post procedures are integrated into work practices.
  • Physician
    assistance is provided with imaging procedures and administration of contract
    media to meet established guidelines.
  • Additional
    department, organization, or network activities are completed per established
    objectives.
  • PCC
    Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect,
    and Excellence are upheld.

Additional Key
Responsibilities for Radiographer II

  • Clinical
    support is provided for radiology staff to ensure image quality meets technical
    standards.
  • Patient
    throughput is coordinated to use department resources effectively.
  • Hospital
    based committee participation is actively engaged in to meet established
    objectives.
  • Active
    participation in departmental or interdisciplinary process improvement project.
  • Active
    participation in one health related event in the community or professional
    organization.

Additional Key
Responsibilities for Radiographer III

  • Staff
    recruitment and annual performance evaluation input is provided to department
    leader per established timeframes.
  • Compliance
    and accreditation readiness support is provided to meet standards.
  • Radiology
    policies are developed/reviewed/amended for department leader s approval.
  • Departmental/interdisciplinary
    process improvement process is led to achieve stated goals.
  • Partners
    Management Skills Program is attended.
  • Required
    leadership/management meetings are attended in the absence of the department
    leader.
  • Staff
    oversight is assumed in the absence of the department leader.

Qualifications

Qualifications
and Experience

Education/Degree
Required
  • Completion
    of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA approved school.
  • Certification
    by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or registry eligible with
    successful completion of the registry within three months of hire.
Preferred

Experience

Required
  • Minimum
    of 3 years of related experience with an Associate s Degree preferred for
    Radiographer II.
  • Minimum
    of 5 years experience with at least two years in Radiographer II capacity, with
    an Associate s Degree preferred for Radiographer III.
Preferred
  • One year experience preferred.
Licensure
Required
  • Current
    and valid Massachusetts license to perform radiography.
Preferred

Skills(Specific
learned activity gained through training (e. g. computer skills, keyboarding,
presentation, CPR, ACLS,etc.)

Required
  • For
    Radiographer II and III, targets on annual performance evaluations for the year
    prior must be achieved in order request a clinical ladder promotion.
  • Effective verbal, electronic and
    written communications skills using the English language.
  • Computer
    proficiency required. Microsoft office
    applications preferred with ability to learn new software.
Preferred
  • Highly
    developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse
    population.
  • Work
    independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.
  • Anticipates
    challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.
  • High level of service delivery.
    Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and
    adapt to changing situations.
  • Attention
    to detail.
EEO Statement

SRN is committed to diversity in
the workplace which begins with respect and opportunity for all. SRN takes
affirmative action to ensure that equal employment opportunity is provided to
all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, ancestry,
veteran status, disability or any other basis that would be inconsistent with
any applicable ordinance or law.



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