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Radiology Technologist - Per Diem - 2224555



Worcester, MA, USA · Shrewsbury, MA, USA · Southborough, MA, USA · Milford, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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Position Details:

  • Schedule: Per Diem, Shifts are available Mon – Fri, 8 AM – 5 PM. Minimum 3 shifts/month.
  • Department: Radiology
  • Locations: Milford, Shrewsbury, Worcester and Southborough

The radiology technologist follows general direction from the Supervisor and/or Senior Technologist and utilizes independent judgment to provide radiological services to patients while adhering to department organizational policies, procedures and standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Routinely provides radiographic diagnostic services by operating imaging equipment and other equipment/devices as necessary. Evaluates radiographs for technical quality and seeks advice when necessary. Troubleshoots and problem solves certain factors before calling service. Operates all generators and equipment. Produces quality Radiographs and conforms to department standards. Makes a conscientious effort to show any cases to a radiologist upon finding suspicious abnormalities. Uses developer and fixer types appropriately
  • Maintains sound employee radiation safe practices that are in compliance with ALARA and the standards set by the State of Massachusetts
  • Maintains or reports on established supply shelf levels for the department. Stocks and rotates stocks on shelves with replacements when supplies arrive. Utilizes LIFO (last in, first out) method of inventory
  • Checks the supplies in the department on a daily basis and communicates low stock levels
  • Initiates life support measures, if necessary. Possesses a workable knowledge of the “Code Blue” protocol. Possesses a workable knowledge of the “Nurse Call” system. Knows where the code cart and other emergency supplies are kept. Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to perform processes involved in the delivery of age-appropriate care. Provides care appropriate to the patient population served
  • Provides radiographic diagnostic services by operating the C-arm and other equipment/devices as necessary. Evaluates scouts and spot imaging for technical quality and positioning. Troubleshoots and problem solves certain factors before calling service. Produces quality imaging to aid doctor in pain procedures and conforms to department standards

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of a two-year program with accredited school of Radiologic Technology with an Associate Degree or Certificate
  • Valid license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s a registered Radiology Technology
  • Current CPR certification
  • In good standing with the ASRT and ARRT
  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Preferred Qualification:

  • EMR experience (EPIC)

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