Radiology Technologist II, CT Scan

Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

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Requisition #: 211426
Title: Technologist Rad II – CT Scan
Department: Radiology
Grade: TEC13
Posting Date: 7/30/2021
Shift: Evenings
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: 20 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours

5,000 Sign-On Bonus! A talent acquisition caregiver will provide more details into the sign-on bonus during the interview process.

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

$2500 Sign-on Bonus!

Position Summary:
3pm-11pm weekdays, every other weekend 11p-7am

Prepares patient for exams as required and insures patient comfort and modesty at all times. Performs Computerized Axial Tomography Scan procedures according to department procedure using standard C.A.T. Scan equipment to apply prescribed ionizing radiation in order to assist physicians in the screening and diagnosis of patient illness and injury for patients of all ages. Performs related tasks such as assisting patients in positioning for correct anatomical exposure, maintaining order and cleanliness of work area, and performing routine clerical tasks. Works as a technologist and performs duties in other areas and/or modalities as necessary. Major Responsibilities:
  • Provides care for the psychological and physical needs of patients for C. A. T. scans. Prepares patient for exams as required and insures patient comfort and modesty at all times. Obtains and reviews the requisition for C. A. T. Scan. Properly identifies patients according to the NPSG. Reviews Radiologist imaging protocol, patient questionnaire, and medication home list before any procedure is performed.
  • Participates in the transfer of patients if needed, positions and instructs patients regarding the procedure in order to obtain the desired diagnostic image and results.
  • Follows all department established and appropriate policies and procedures as required. Makes changes and adjustments to techniques as required by the observance of Radiologists to obtain a high-quality study with the lowest possible dose.
  • Provides protection to unaffected areas of the body from radiation exposure utilizing lead shields in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Performs complex specialized tasks associated with the performance of CAT scans. Sets up and operates CT Scanner for all CT interventional studies, which include biopsies, drainage, aspirations, and spinal injections.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

ARRT certification in Radiology is required. RTR licensure in Commonwealth Massachusetts is required. BLS certification is required.

Experience/Skills:

Required:

CT modality requires a Sub-specialty (CT) certification within 1 year of employment. Maintaining all area specific CEUs for ARRT, DPH according to regulation is required.

Standards of Respect: