Company: Mount Auburn Hospital
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Principal Duties and Responsibilities 1.Performs all aspects of
diagnostic radiology to include trauma, orthopedic, fluoroscopy,
G.U. contrast exams, operative and portable exams. a.Able to
operate imaging equipment and other devices as appropriate.
b.Positions patients to obtain anatomic information. c.Calculates
exposure factors and collimates correctly to reduce radiation
exposure to patients. Practices radiation protection for patients
and personnel. d.Evaluates images for technical quality and uses
sound judgement to take additional images to better demonstrate
pathology. e.Evaluates orders for appropriate history and clinical
information and seeks guidance on correct exam if questionable.
f.Reports all equipment malfunctions and hazards to appropriate
supervisor. 2.Interacts professionally and courteously with
patients, co-workers, and medical staff. Assists in training of
student radiographers. 3.Utilizes time productively and
appropriately with respect to patient flow, room use, stocking of
supplies, and clerical duties to increase department efficiency.
a.Ensures that patient wait times are minimized. b.Spends more than
90% of working time on productive tasks without supervisory
prompting. 4.Follows Universal Precaution guidelines with each
patient. a.Attends yearly "Blood-borne pathogens/OSHA" inservice.
b.Practices aseptic technique when necessary. 5.Produces an
accurate RIS and PACS record of each exam. a.Completes all Meditech
entries and edits orders to reflect correct exam. b.Uses
appropriate markers. c.Sends complete record to PACS on correct
accession number. 6.Pursues continuing education by attending
department and hospital wide programs, regional seminars, and/or
college courses. a.Meets ARRT standards. b.Meets Massachusetts
State licensing standards. 7.Willingly performs any task for which
the employee is competent. Requirements: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
ABILITIES REQUIRED 1.Two years of formal Radiologic Technology
training. 2.Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists. 3.Licensed in radiography by the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts. 4.Good interpersonal skills. WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Requires standing, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching above the
head, moving about the department and hospital, and/or lifting more
than 75% of the time. 2.Exposure to radiation, infectious diseases,
chemicals, and hazardous materials 75% of the time. 3.Ability to
hear conversation, comprehend, and communicate in spoken and
written English more than 75% of the time. 4.Ability to wear
protective equipment, such as gloves, masks, gowns, and lead
aprons. 5.Ability to work and move about in confined spaces.
Keywords: Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge , Radiographer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts
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