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Radiologic Technologist, Per Diem

Company: Spaulding Rehabilitation
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job 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.

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.

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.

Experience

Preferred

  • Two years experience preferred.

Licensure

Required

  • Current and valid Massachusetts license to perform radiography.

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

Required

  • 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.

Keywords: Spaulding Rehabilitation, Cambridge , Radiologic Technologist, Per Diem, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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